Cowles Mountain Trail

MODERATE 723 reviews

Cowles Mountain Trail is a 3 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near San Diego, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

3.0 miles 918 feet Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

no shade

3 days ago

Great hike, went with the family & my 8 year old niece made it to the top! Great views at the top!

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4 days ago

Short quick hike for a nice panoramic view! 1.5 hours roundtrip.

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5 days ago

it's good for a quick hike with some elevation. I like to continue on to pyles

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13 days ago

It was nice pleasant hike.. On a Cloudy day! Great hike for beginners