Maple Canyon Trail

EASY 15 reviews
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Maple Canyon Trail is a 1 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near San Diego, California and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and trail running and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
1.0 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
127 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

hiking

trail running

walking

hiking
28 days ago

2 months ago

walking
3 months ago

3 months ago

hiking
4 months ago

Good shade, some wildflowers, cactii, birds singing

4 months ago

Great local trail.

7 months ago

hiking
Monday, August 22, 2016

This is one of my favorites place to hike when I don't want to drive for a big hike far from home. I just ride my bike few miles away and hike the canyon, cross the bridge and walk few blocks and get back by the Kings Canyon, doing both canyons. I usually do this hike at least 2 times a week. It is short but very peaceful and just in the heart of the city.

Monday, August 08, 2016

hiking
Tuesday, June 07, 2016

hiking
Thursday, December 10, 2015

my boyfriend and I did this hike like 2 weeks ago and had a complete blast. we parked our car at the trail head and then took a string of random hidden bridges in the area just north of downtown so there were some amazing amazing views. we ended up continuing north onto university and stopped by whole foods and a haggens that was closing to grab some dinner supplies then walked back to thr car. turned out to be a gorgeous hike/walk and a full day affair

hiking
Monday, November 23, 2015

Great hike if you are short on time, live, or work very close by. Otherwise, not worth the trouble of finding parking. However, the footbridge view was nice and scary!

hiking
Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Easy but fun trail in heart of North Park. Nice way to work up a sweat on way to bar.

hiking
Sunday, October 26, 2014

trail running
Saturday, September 06, 2014

This is probably the most enjoyable way to get from the waterfront area (near the airport) to Balboa Park on foot. Just head up Laurel a few blocks from the east end of the airport runway, take a left on State, right on Maple, and when the road ends, the trail up the canyon starts. Wide and gentle at first, and then it gets a bit narrow and steeper at the end. Trail finishes near 3rd and Redwood, and if you continue east to 6th you will find yourself in Balboa Park