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Twin Peaks Trail is a 1.6 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Poway, California that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, running, nature trips, and mountain biking and is best used from October until June. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 1.6 mi Elevation gain 597 ft Route type Loop

Dogs on leash

Hiking

Mountain biking

Nature trips

Running

Views

Wildlife

Over grown

Rocky

No shade

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Reviews (244)
Photos (196)
Recordings (231)
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Erica Mills
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Hiking

Couldn’t find the second half of the loop trail after getting to the top so I just backtracked. Definitely a good workout!

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Ed Bugayong
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Hiking

Dog friendly trail. Has a steep rocky incline/decline.

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Tonnie Acosta
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HikingNo shadeRocky

I started out doing the lower loop with my 5 year old but then decided to hike to the peak. I would say the hike to the peak is moderate. The reviews on the loop trail said lots of dog poop. It’s actually coyote poop. With it being nature, just suck it up and walk around it. A lot of great rocks to take pictures on. The “peak” is a pile of rocks, if you aren’t afraid to climb out on them, it make a great picture.

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Caliph Assagai
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Hiking

Fun little hike when you need some quick elevation but don’t want to deal with crowds. No shade on this hike and some technically challenging sections. I wouldn’t plan a day around it but if you end up just needing to get it in real quick, this is a great hike. Also, I’d imagine it’s a great sunset hike because it’s so close to the parking you can get up there and see you car as the sunsets—no danger of getting stuck in the dark.

Celine Sanchez
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HikingRocky
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Elvira Peña
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HikingNo shadeRocky

Nice daily hike. Many wildflowers. Some narrow sections on the way back. Not very well marked though. Good to have the AllTrails map to keep on track.

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Saleshni Devi
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HikingRockyScramble

It’s a nice trial. My first time doing it . We went up the same way n came back down the same way as I couldn’t figure out the trail to loop around. But good uphill in short distance. Will attempt the loop again.

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Michelle Slade
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HikingBugs
Derek Church
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Hiking

Not a particularly hard hike but easy to get off trail if you're not paying attention.

Laura Leon
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Hiking

Be aware!!! First time doing this trail and we met a huge beautiful RATTLE SNAKE on our way down the mountain!!!!! I was quite scared to take a picture since we had to practically jump to skip the snake since the path was very narrow in that part. My two little kids had to pass by the snake as well but we finally were able to do it and the snake didn’t move thanks God!!! The snake was big, the color of the soil, a light orange color!! Other than that, beautiful view from the top of the mountain. Very easy to get lost even using your map or gps.

John Scampone
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Hiking

1.8 mile hike

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Frank G.
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HikingOver grownRocky
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Maria Yousufi
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Very easy to get lost. Make sure to follow trail!!!!

Fabiana Pereira
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HikingRocky

Isn't hard, but you have to fallow the map here, because there are a lot ways. So is easy to getting lost! But is short and fun, you can get a 360 degrees views.

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Jianhui Ma
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HikingNo shadeOver grownRockyScramble

It is a very fun trail, short but has a good elevation. Be careful about rattle snake though.

Anita Deodat
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HikingOver grownRockyScramble

trial was fun. one side is more sketch than the other, but fun!

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Samantha Anderson
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HikingOver grownRockyScramble

Was a nice hike, but definitely wouldn’t consider it hard.

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