Torrey Pines - Red Butte, Yucca Point, and Razor Point

MODERATE 152 reviews

Torrey Pines - Red Butte, Yucca Point, and Razor Point is a 1.7 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near La Jolla, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

DISTANCE
1.7 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
154 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

scenic driving

trail running

walking

beach

views

wild flowers

wildlife

no dogs

This hike combines Red Butte, the Yucca Point Trail, and the Razor Point Trail. You will see lots of wildlife, plants, and of course the wonderful and rare Torrey Pines. Enjoy the breeze, smell the flowers, and plan to spend at least half a day here.

17 days ago

Easy and beautiful

hiking
5 months ago

Very heavily trafficked. Pretty views

hiking
7 months ago

Very easy and pretty trail system. Go early to avoid crowds.

hiking
8 months ago

Great view and nice walk back in the beach

hiking
8 months ago

hiking
9 months ago

We found some parking down in front of the beach, parking is 15 flat during the week and 20 during the weekend if you park in the lot. No dogs (we found this out yesterday when we tried to bring him) but still a very enjoyable trail. I don't think it's really "moderate" maybe more like easy-moderate, the trails are very well maintained. The view here is a five star! Just wanted a little more difficulty and maybe cheaper parking in the lot, but we really had a good time.

hiking
9 months ago

We hiked the red butte trail down to the beach.
The view was amazing
the steps got very very steep
towards the bottom and i had to sit on my behind
because there were no handrails
and the sands were wet and slippery
i came down them but i did not go
back up them
we walked the beach instead and headed to the
lifegard tower and went up the road.

hiking
10 months ago

Nice place. Very simple hike.

11 months ago

Beautiful and lots to choose from. Jogging is nice too.

hiking
Saturday, November 19, 2016

Great place to spend the morning. The views were gorgeous and the terrain is easy to traverse.

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

This trail provided some easily traversed and sometimes narrow obstacles of mostly Desert vegetation. Views were spectacular and worth the hike down to the beach from there it was a quick walk along the shoreline back to our car.

hiking
Sunday, September 25, 2016

Wow... the views here were so scenic. Truly amazing.

hiking
Saturday, August 06, 2016

absolutely love this trail system. foot traffic can be heavy at times. easy walks along the cliffs of torrey pines. you can't beat the views from the top. always a good breeze. end your hike with following the trail down to the beach for a nice walk along the ocean back to your car. $12 to park which I'm not a fan.

Monday, August 01, 2016

Amazing views!!

hiking
Thursday, May 19, 2016

Amazing views!

Friday, April 29, 2016

Beautiful

Friday, April 22, 2016

Everything thing about these trail is awesome! you can park for free on street or pay for parking lot.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Overall it's eaay, there is a 1000 foot elevation gain on the loop but overall it's scenic and a nice way to get a little sweat going

birding
Friday, January 15, 2016

Beautiful Views! Loved It!

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Awesome hike in the Pines on a bluff right above the ocean. Took the dog and we really had a good time.

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