Canyon Hills Open Space Loop

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San Diego, California

Canyon Hills Open Space Loop is a 2.4 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near San Diego, California that offers scenic views. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking and trail running. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 2.4 miles Elevation Gain: 574 feet Route Type: Loop

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Wed Feb 27 2019

Easy & quick trail, mostly uphill gravel/dirt road, loops around, decent 360 view of Mira Mesa area. Views of canyons and lot of housing complexes. Great workout for butt and doggies.

Thu Jan 24 2019

First half of trail had suburban views. Last third is by freeway and not scenic. Only steep at the beginning of trail. Boring hike with views of the freeway and houses.

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Tue Jan 22 2019

Easy, wise open truck trail. Pretty views facing west and SUPER convenient for a quick climb on your way home if you take the 15. Did a morning hike but I bet the sunset is lovely!

Sat Sep 08 2018

This is a nice trail but it’s steep you will be out of breath within 5 minutes of starting. Don’t forget you water and maybe the inhaler.

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Tue Jul 24 2018

On a clear day you can see the ocean from Torrey Pines up to Solana Beach, and all of the East County mountains to the east from the top. I’ve seen some phenomenal sunsets and watched the hot air balloons take off from the north here. Rabbits, quail, lizards, and numerous hawks and birds live here. During the spring and early summer there is a variety of wildflowers. The only downside is the proximity to I-15, means at a couple points on the trail, you look directly at the freeway. The views from the west side of the trail make it worthwhile, though. This is a nice quick hike, short enough to do after work if you live in Mira Mesa, Rancho Penasquitos, or Scripps Ranch.

Sat Mar 31 2018

Short hike to some great suburban views.

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Mon Nov 06 2017

Short, steep, and exposed. Good exercise with impressive 360 degree views at the top. Lots of I-15 noise for the entire hike. It's a good way to do some vertical hiking in an easily accessible location.

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4 months ago

recorded Canyon Hills Open Space, Sophia

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Sun May 12 2019

recorded Recording - May 04, 10:02 AM

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