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Junipero Serra and Oak Canyon Trail is a 6.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near San Diego, California that features a river. The trail is rated as moderate and is primarily used for hiking, nature trips, and bird watching.

Length 6.7 mi Elevation gain 685 ft Route type Out & Back
Hiking Nature trips Bird watching River Views Wild flowers Wildlife Rocky
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Kimberly Starks
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Jake Robin
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Stephanie M.
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A good portion of the hike is on Junipero Serra, which is an easy walk on a paved road. Not the most exciting for hiking but looked like a good running route. Road is wide so can keep social distance easily enough. Very little shade though. Oak Canyon is nice though very dry this time of year. Trail is more narrow and overgrown in some spots. Easy to end up on a different trail if you aren't paying close attention. We liked the area by the dam. Though there were a lot of cars parked on the road when we got to Mission Trails, it wasn't a problem finding parking in the lot by the visitor center (which is temporarily closed).

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Roxana Rodriguez
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I love the calm feeling I get waking this trail. Best to go early so you don't get too hot from the sun.

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Kashyap J
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Area around the dam is beautiful. There is no shade on the pavement and after the trail exits oak canyon. It's flat from the visitor center to the dam. Bring plenty of water.

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alejandro serna
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Hike was excellent, added a 1 mile difficult hike into it and it was awesome. Take plenty of water and go early, beat the sun.

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Megan Smith
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Vanessa Fronda
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Nice & easy. Kids will surely love this trail. Great for family.

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Rita Alankawy
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Rita Alankawy
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Eddie Suarez
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Sinned Azogaraz
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Dan Du
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E Bordador
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Celine Sanchez
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Cheryl Salvetti
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Jesus Bernal
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Jorge Alatorre
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Jessica Ingles
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Marc Montgomery
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A.J. Brown
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Shawn Rivera
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Stacey Pierce
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Tod Baker
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Graham Winchester
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Joe Seiley
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Val Norton
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