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Otay River Valley Trail is a 8 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Imperial Beach, California that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, and mountain biking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Length 8.0 mi Elevation gain 301 ft Route type Out & Back

Dog friendly

Kid friendly

Hiking

Mountain biking

Walking

Running

Beach

River

Wild flowers

Bugs

Rocky

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joyce salazar
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WalkingGreat!
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joyce salazar
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WalkingGreat!
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joyce salazar
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WalkingBridge outWashed out

we parked at the trail head at 384 Palm street and follow the trail heading to the right which would be West the trail is flat and easy walking there is evidence of significant transient activity , abuse and destruction of habitat and facilities. a part of the trail that crosses over the Otay Creek was washed out did the barriers to the barriers were torn down or non-existent until you got to that point we followed the trail East to Mace Street staging area which is right behind some recycling facilities and there's definitely a lot of encampments in that area and trash graffiti the horse staging area could accommodate several horse trailers and looks like it would be beautiful. however the facilities look like they are heavily used by transients for activities and possibly living more than people out hiking or for two horses. also the location is not pleasant because it's adjacent to junk yards very noisy junk yards.

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Agcel Kbrera
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Hiking

sucia, mucha basura..

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Teresa Anaya
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Hiking

Sketchy trail that leads directly to underpass of the freeway to homeless embankment. Graffiti ridden, empty beer bottles and trash with burned out areas for homeless bonfires. Super unsafe . I got the hell out of dodge when a shady guy asked me where I was going when I turned around from seeing him. This place has so much potential but it’s a lollapalooza for druggies who sleep there . Do not go there!!! I bought a taser after going here

Luis Verganza
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HikingBugsRocky
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Jimmy Z
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Hiking

It’s closed due to COVID.

Matthew D
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HikingBugsNo shadeRocky

Not a lot of views, quite a bit of flies, but a good easy walk. Freeway can be heard for a bit, a couple jets passed by a couple times.

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Leslie Robinson
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Miguel C
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Jose Carlos Velazco
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Mountain bikingBugs

Awesome ride, saw a few other riders.

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Jose Carlos Velazco
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Jose Carlos Velazco
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Mountain bikingBugsRocky
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Javier Pineda
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Trista Stover
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Javier Esparza
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Hiking

easy trail, if you decide to take the way towards the 5 there is a gap on the side of the trolley tracks with some trash and you may be able to spot some addicts. from Beyer boulevard to beyer way. eas wide and clean, after beyer way towards the 805 trail may become a bit rough.

Hector Cervantes
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HikingBugs

Good day to ride the bike with my dog

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Bab Mac
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Hiking

Quiet, peaceful walk. Not very scenic in July, but breezy and pleasant.

Christian De La Torre
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HikingMuddyNo shade
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Ivette Esquea
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HikingBugsOver grown

It’s an easy hike... a lot of teenagers getting high. Otherwise it’s okay

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