Marvin Gerst Trail

EASY 6 reviews

Marvin Gerst Trail is a 6.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near San Diego, California that features a river and is good for all skill levels. 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.

DISTANCE
6.5 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
272 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

road biking

walking

river

views

wild flowers

wildlife

6 months ago

Didn’t love it. Being so close to the roads killed it for me. The horse ranch is pretty cool though.

walking
6 months ago

moderate traffic. well groomed, paved trail. prettier than the average San Diego trail. side street parking outside the pet boarding place. slightly hidden unlocked gate to access entrance.

hiking
1 month ago

hiking
1 month ago

hiking
4 months ago

hiking
7 months ago