Carmel Mountain Preserve Big Loop

MODERATE 6 reviews

Carmel Mountain Preserve Big Loop is a 5.2 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near San Diego, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running, and nature trips.

DISTANCE
5.2 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
600 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

kid friendly

hiking

nature trips

trail running

views

wild flowers

wildlife

hiking
12 days ago

Overall a pretty nice trail. Nice views of the city and a fair amount of wildflowers. Moderate elevation change. Great running trail or a place to walk your dog. My biggest complaint would be the poor trail signage to stay on the main loop.

hiking
washed out
30 days ago