Mother Miguel Mountain Via Rock House Trail

MODERATE 368 reviews
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Mother Miguel Mountain Via Rock House Trail is a 4.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Eastlake, California that features a lake. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking, trail running, and mountain biking. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
4.5 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
977 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dog friendly

hiking

mountain biking

trail running

lake

views

wildlife

rocky

Once on top, to the east you can see the eastern mountains, rolling hills, and the Salt Creek Golf Course; to the west and south you can see all of Bonita, Sweetwater Reservoir, and Chula Vista all the way to the bay and the sea. Enjoy views all the way to Mexico, Coronado, and Downtown San Diego. No shade, rapid elevation change, very steep in some areas. Loose rocks! Be careful on your way down.

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28 days ago

Good sunset hike on Mount Miguel / Rock Head. Reason #1268 to live in San Diego.

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great sun set views. fairly easy if you stay on the switch backs otherwise it's steep.

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