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HIKE - Del Mar Mesa Preserve

When:
Tuesday, November 3, 2020, 9:30 AM until 12:00 PM
Where:
Location of Hike: Del Mar Mesa Preserve. Trailhead located at the corner of 13000 Sierra Mesa Court
7400 Arroyo Grande
San Diego, CA  
Contact(s):
Rita Bierman
 
David Dohren
Category:
Sporting event
Registration is recommended
Wear hiking shoes, bring poles, water and a snack.
No Fee
No Fee
No Fee

Del Mar Mesa Preserve 

Face Masks and Social Distancing Please

Distance of Hike: 4.5 miles  
https://www.sandiego.gov/sites/default/files/del_mar_mesa.pdf

Elevation Gain: 350 Feet

Rating: E5A

This 4.5 mile hike through the multiple habitats of the Del Mar Mesa Preserve is a hidden gem found right along the I – 56 corridor. From the back of the Intuit Complex of buildings, the hike descends the canyon on the Deer Creek Trail to connect to the Tunnel 4 Trail along several streambeds and through a tunnel of mature chaparral. The Trail ascends to a lovely Eucalyptus Grove, then a loop along the Bow Tie Trail and finally returning on the Fire Road back to the Deer Creek Trail. Total hike should be less than 3 hours.     

   MAP: https://www.sandiego.gov/sites/default/files/del_mar_mesa.pdf

Hiking poles recommended



Directions: Exit I – 56 freeway at Camino Del Sur and head south for one block. Turn right onto Torrey Santa Fe Road and go about ¾ of a mile to just past the Intuit Business Complex. Take the 2nd left and follow Arroyo Grande Road to where it curves and becomes Sierra Mesa Court. Park on the street. The trailhead begins between the houses.