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Sunset Cliffs Park Trail

EASY 313 reviews

Sunset Cliffs Park Trail is a 1.7 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near San Diego, California that offers the chance to see wildlife 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.

Distance: 1.7 miles Elevation Gain: 150 feet Route Type: Out & Back

dog friendly

kid friendly

hiking

nature trips

walking

bird watching

running

beach

views

wildlife

no shade

hiking
rocky
11 minutes ago

Beautiful during sunset

hiking
bridge out
30 days ago

hiking
1 month ago

One of San Diego best short hikes

hiking
1 month ago

Any ocean view walk is worth the time. Watching, listening... gorgeous!

hiking
closed
rocky
1 month ago

hiking
2 months ago

Super easy but gorgeous. Very busy at sunset

hiking
no shade
off trail
scramble
3 months ago

hiking
no shade
washed out
3 months ago

This approach (from the PLNU campus) starts high up the hill and offers a good cardio climb on the way back up. Gorgeous views and ocean breezes!

hiking
3 months ago

I come here a few times a week. I like pretty much everything about it. The ocean is great for your spirit.

hiking
4 months ago

Beautiful, but lots of closed off areas

hiking
5 months ago

View of sunset was a 5... I rated lower due to construction that was underway. Parking lot closed and serious erosion near cliff edges. BE CAREFUL with children.

hiking
5 months ago

Beautiful, easy, and not touristy

hiking
no shade
5 months ago

5 months ago

One of the most beautiful places to climb down cliffs and explore small beaches

6 months ago

fun, easy and beautiful views

hiking
6 months ago

Easy hike along cliffs with spectacular views of the ocean.

hiking
7 months ago

Fun and easy walk! Awesome views and beautiful place to enjoy nature!

hiking
7 months ago

Beautiful little trail. Super easy and can be done with kids. Go before the sunset and find a place to enjoy the sunset. You won't regret it! Parking is available on the street but the closer you go to sunset time it's does get harder to find a spot.

7 months ago

great experience, amazing view, this was a wonderful little hike opportunities to climb down hills using ...rope climbing non skills, I still loved it

hiking
7 months ago

Great views along the coastline. Parking is available on the streets with a few small parking lots dotted every half mile or so. Pleasant roadside trail

hiking
8 months ago

Loved it! My son is 3 and he got a bit tired but there are a lot of benches with wonderful views a long the way

hiking
8 months ago

wild flowers, beautiful ocean & sunset!

recorded Sunset Cliffs Park Trail

hiking
8 months ago

The trails weren’t really marked because of the construction but the area still looked beautiful

9 months ago

Chill but super beautiful.

11 months ago

Pretty sunset

walking
Sun Nov 25 2018

We went to Sunset Cliffs to take a walk, get out in natural and enjoy the sunset. I knew I wasn't there for a challenging hike. This was a post Thanksgiving recovery hike since I was dealing with many blisters from a previous hike...this was perfect! it provided incredible views and allowed us to climb and explore so we could be kids again for a little bit. As of Thanksgiving 2018 this trail is still under construction but it did not hinder our experience in any way.

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