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Simon Open Space Preserve Trail is a 3.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Ramona, 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.

Length 3.9 mi Elevation gain 718 ft Route type Out & Back

Dogs on leash

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Isabella Brambila
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Joseph Contreras
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Good trail up hill. Beautiful view when you get to the top of the mountain but keep to the left have to go up higher to get to the bench for an even better view of all country estates.

John Scampone
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Hiking

4.1 mile hike

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Lauren Demarest
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Hiking

Great short hike up to a lonely bench with a beautiful view. No shade, but lots of wildflowers and things to look at. We went twice in the last two weeks - passed two people the first time, nobody the second.

Lorinda M
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HikingBugsNo shade

Great short hike with the dogs and views at the top. Pleasantly surprised at how nice it was- we had planned to go to the Barnett Ranch Preserve but there was no parking due to covid restrictions. Glad to have found this little gem. There were a ton of bees though so best to avoid if you are allergic.

Steven Meadows
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HikingBugsNo shade

Enjoyable small out and back, great views from the bench at the peak. Dog friendly.

John Weber
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Hiking

Easy to moderate. Gradual ascent in most places. Scenic views of Ramona valley. Sometimes reminded me of New Zealand

Joshua J.
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Hiking

Great view from up top of the San Diego Country Estates. Good little elevation gain.

Lydia Weber
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Hiking

moderately challenging to peak with beautiful views.

Francy Juarez
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Hiking

Good casual trail, great views, moderate elevation challenge, slippery return down.

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Chrystal Limon
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HikingNo shadeRocky

I took my 4 and 7 year old children on this trail. Apparently we went the wrong way. It was very challenging and a step hill. My kids were troopers. We turned back after a mile. So we did 2 miles total. There is no shade so it was a bit hot. We will try again a different way.

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Lucas Huggins
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Some mud along trails. Street parking next to a dog-park.

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Reneé Rincón
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Hiking

Good workout trail, gets steep on some parts. Nice view to the canyons.

Connie Perkins
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Hiking

I went yesterday when it was pretty hot out. No shade, so bring plenty of water. I went off course a little, but quickly got back on track. It was definitely an easy hike/run for me. The incline and loose rocks were a little challenging, but I managed to not fall. No others on the trail, so it made it peaceful, but a little scary too since I was solo! I’d definitely do this trail again. View of Ramona was beautiful.

Akira Day
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Short stroll with nice views- not a big deal though.

Rosa Fernandez Suarez
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This is Ramona Peak Trail from the

Corinne Erb
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Hiking

Not the best idea going up the hill on a hot day! Beautiful views though once your up. All in all nice hike

Justin Poynter
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Running

This trail is a must for runners and mountain bikers. It starts off fairly slow but as you progress up the hills of the trail it becomes more and more difficult. At the peak of the preserve is a beautiful view of the town of Ramona and many fields.

Elysabeth Sohl
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Nicholas Lawhon
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Gina Sanders
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Mari Cox
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Grigory H.
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Grigory H.
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Grigory H.
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