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Sunset Cliffs Park Trail

EASY 303 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
closed
rocky
2 days ago

hiking
19 days ago

Super easy but gorgeous. Very busy at sunset

hiking
no shade
off trail
scramble
1 month ago

hiking
no shade
washed out
1 month 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
1 month ago

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

hiking
2 months ago

Beautiful, but lots of closed off areas

hiking
3 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
3 months ago

Beautiful, easy, and not touristy

hiking
no shade
3 months ago

3 months ago

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

4 months ago

fun, easy and beautiful views

hiking
4 months ago

Easy hike along cliffs with spectacular views of the ocean.

hiking
5 months ago

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

hiking
5 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.

5 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
5 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
6 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
6 months ago

wild flowers, beautiful ocean & sunset!

recorded Sunset Cliffs Park Trail

hiking
7 months ago

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

7 months ago

Chill but super beautiful.

9 months ago

Pretty sunset

walking
10 months ago

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.

walking
Saturday, September 15, 2018

Go early because it can get crowded. The views are amazing.

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Amazing Views along the coast

Sunday, July 22, 2018

Trail is super easy and it is under construction. The pass is closed however if you look hard enough you will find a hidden trail, scale down the edge of the mountain and it leads to a rope, climb down that rope and you have a beautiful beach that is secluded and private and all to yourself. That was the best part!

Friday, July 06, 2018

Great and easy trail when your on the go and want to escape the city life. Park on any side street. There’s a little coffee shop at the start made out of a trailer camper. Enjoy!!

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