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Address: Mount Laguna, CA

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Sun and Snow!

We went up here for a quick day trip from San Diego. 40 min out on the 8 fwy and about 20 min up sunrise hwy to the first buildings and the SNOW! we stopped to buy a Nat'l park... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
San Diego, California
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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went up here for a quick day trip from San Diego. 40 min out on the 8 fwy and about 20 min up sunrise hwy to the first buildings and the SNOW! we stopped to buy a Nat'l park pass, but were told by two different stores we would only need it to park in areas with a bathroom,... More 

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San Diego, California
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very cool little place to get away from San Diego but not have to drive very far. Go to the visitor center for passes, $5, and a trail guide, $2. There are also trail guides posted at the trail heads. I use the all trails app and it worked great.

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Alpine, California
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212 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

I have put in many many miles hiking up here on most of the trails. There are trails suitable for anyone, there are many short flat hikes, and numerous long uphill difficult hikes. All are very worthwhile and most reward you with spectacular views. There are plenty of different animals that live up here, many times I have spotted deer,... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

Mt Laguna is a great escape from the hustle and bustle of SoCal city life. There are tall pines, outlooks with fantastic views, friendly people, and snow if you visit in the winter. Recently visited for a hike to Garnet Peak. The Pacific Crest Trail runs through Mt. Laguna so we saw several hikers making the Mexico-Canada hike. TIPS: stop... More 

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Tlaxcala, Mexico
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60 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016

We went searching for snow and we didn't find any of it in Cuyamaca, nor Julian; so we drove a few miles toward Laguna Mountain and guess what.. we found a beautiful and snowy mountain. Oh.. and beautiful cabins, that I'm not sure they are for rent, but I wish they are.

Thank ioserg
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015

Our family spent 5 days camping at laguna campground for the Fourth of July. Had a great time nice weather

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Yuma, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

Escaped the heat of Yuma for a few days and went camping at Burnt Rancheria Campground. Sitting at 6000 feet MSL, the skies are clear, the birds singing, and the peace and quiet is amazing. Tent sites are private each with a picnic table and fire pit. There are both flush toilets and showers, direct access to PCT trailhead, and... More 

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48 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

Got in the morning for a short hike at Mount Laguna (drive east on HW8 for around 30 miles from San diego and take exit to Sunrise HW). If you park your car you need to display the pass. When you enter the area watch for a clear sign where you can purchase either a daily or annual pass. If... More 

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Del Mar, California
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2014

Went here as a neighborhood. We have one of those GREAT neighborhoods that have happy hours on Friday nights… it must have been one of those Fridays where I got talked into camping ( I'm a Holiday Inn Camper) The people who run it were so nice and had plenty of fire wood to keep our fire going. It was... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2013

The Mount Laguna area is the closest thing you are going to get to a hike in the woods in the San Diego area. There are actual trees, small peaks, wildlife, and even the occasional snowfall. There are tons of great trails in the area and it is also a great place to Geocache. When we want to spend sometime... More 

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