Ocean Front Walk: Mission to Bird Rock

EASY 8 reviews

Ocean Front Walk: Mission to Bird Rock is a 9.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near San Diego, California that features beautiful wild flowers 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
9.4 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
239 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

nature trips

road biking

trail running

walking

beach

views

wild flowers

wildlife

Dogs are NOT allowed on the beach, boardwalk or adjacent parks between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. from Nov. 1 through March 31. Dogs are NOT allowed on the beach, boardwalk or adjacent parks between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. from April 1 through Oct. 31. At all other hours, dogs must be on a leash.

3 months ago

Lovely flat, paved walkway alongside popular beach with public bathrooms every mile. Don’t know why it’s categorized as “moderate” - definitely “easy”

trail running
11 months ago

Too crowded for running.

Friday, April 28, 2017

Great ocean views through Mission Beach and Pacific Beach, but the last third is residential streets to reach Bird Rock.

hiking
5 months ago

road biking
6 months ago

Wednesday, November 06, 2013