Way Up Trail to Lake Hodges Overlook Trail

MODERATE 4 reviews

Way Up Trail to Lake Hodges Overlook Trail is a 7.1 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Rancho Santa Fe, California that features a lake and is rated as moderate. 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.

DISTANCE
7.1 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1706 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

trail running

walking

lake

views

no shade

8833 Harmony Grove Road, Escondido, CA 92029. The Reserve opens each day at 8:00 a.m. The Reserve is closed on days affected by inclement weather, and on December 25. Use of the Reserve outside of posted hours is considered trespassing (California Penal Code 602). Please check the main entrance signs for current closing time. Closing time is approximately 30-45 minutes before sunset. Parking lot gates are locked at closing time and vehicles are subject to tow. Use of the Reserve outside of posted hours is considered trespassing (California Penal Code 602). The only permitted sites to enter and exit the Reserve are via the Harmony Grove staging area or via the Del Dios Highlands County Preserve.

hiking
25 days ago

hiking
1 month ago

Loved this hike!

hiking
2 months ago

2 months ago

I do this hike all the time it's not bad for experienced hikers but it's no price of cake the is some technical stuff on the way up and down but once you get to the top there are plenty of options from overlooks to picknick areas