Big Rock Trail

MODERATE 113 reviews

Big Rock Trail is a 4.2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Santee, California that offers the chance to see wildlife. The trail is rated as moderate offers a number of activity options. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
4.2 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1000 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

trail running

walking

views

wildlife

rocky

scramble

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This is my favorite hike to do in the east county.

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4 months ago

The back side of Cowles - MUCH less crowded. That last mile on the service road is intense and STEEP. I'd rate parts of this hike as difficult. Gorgeous hike though!

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