There are many miles of hiking, biking, and equestrian trails in the County's parks and open space preserves. Some trails offer simple strolls along placid streams; others take you over rugged mountains and isolated valleys. We offer one of the most diverse trail systems in the nation.
NOTE: The Community Trails Master Plan is a planning document located on the Department of Planning and Development Services (PDS) web page. Follow this link to be directed to the Community Trails Master Plan.
View the San Diego County Regional Trail System or specific trails systems for:
Barnett Ranch Preserve
Del Dios Highlands Preserve
El Capitan Preserve
Goodan Ranch/Sycamore Canyon Preserve
Hellhole Canyon Preserve
Lakeside Linkage Preserve
Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve
Luelf Pond Preserve
Lusardi Creek Preserve
Mount Gower Preserve
Otay Valley Regional Park
San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve
Santa Margarita Preserve
Santa Ysabel East Preserve
Santa Ysabel West Preserve
Tijuana River Valley Regional Park
Volcan Mountain Preserve
Wilderness Gardens Preserve
Experience San Diego County Trails, a new, comprehensive trail brochure, is now available. A brief description of the trails in nearly 30 parks and preserves offers an exciting variety of trails experiences. Whichever trail you choose, you're sure to enjoy your outdoor adventure on a County park trail.The full-color brochure is available on this page and is available in our parks.
For information on scheduled hikes in San Diego County Parks, please look at the program guide.