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Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

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Open Now: 7:15 am - 7:00 pm
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“great hike”(117 reviews)
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Although this park is located within San Diego's city limits, it remains one of the wildest landscapes along the Southern California coast, with miles of unspoiled beaches, chaparral, elegant Torrey Pine trees and a lagoon vital to many species of...more
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12600 N Torrey Pines Rd, San Diego, CA 92037
+1 858-755-2063
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Reviewed 2 days ago

See the Pacificfrom the beach enjoy the Ocen from a high perspective or get right into it on a long beach. Enjoy viewiung the cliffs from up close. View the videos in the visitor center to get a greater understanding of the wonder to behold.

Thank 162daniele
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to stroll. Walk along the dirt paths, experience exceptional ocean views and beautiful eroded rock formations. No food allowed but you will not be thinking about eating, you be be thinking how lucky you are just to be here. Head down the slightly...More

1  Thank Bross24
Reviewed 1 week ago

I drove to visitor center at the top and took a few short hikes to the overlooks then took the trail down to the beach and walked to Del Mar. Smarter people parked at the bottom, hike to the top then to the beach so...More

Thank Hbf4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here recently as part of our trip to San Diego. The sky was clear and the weather was perfect for this.

Thank leslierH6414JE
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This state park has many hiking trails through the Torrey Pines and overlooking the ocean. You can easily spend a day here between the hiking trails and beaches.

Thank wzain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A fabulous way to do some exercise in a beautiful nature park which is only a short drive from San Diego!

Thank xkfalcondeluxe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

come walk by the beach and feel the soft sand to your feel, gentle sea breeze to your face and warmth of sunlight, so relaxing .............stop by and feel the beauty of nature

Thank margarita e
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Torrey Pines State Reserve is a wonderful place to visit. Especially for sunrise or sunset. There is plenty of parking for free off the road, or you can pay in the parking lot. A few different trails to meander at the top of the ridge....More

Thank Sparrgrove
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The trails and beach make a lovely (and serene if you go during business hours) place to walk. I've been there many times, and I always enjoy walking there and listening to the waves.

Thank Allise W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The park is beautiful and worth the quick trip from San Diego. The hiking trails are short and pretty easy so you can have nice stroll and look at the natural beauty and views without over doing it.

Thank josephj683
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20 August 2018|
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Response from Minh V | Reviewed this property |
I would ask the Uber to drop off nearby where you enter and pay to park. From there you can hike the trails or just go for a stroll on the beach
5 June 2018|
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Response from lorne f | Reviewed this property |
It can be done
20 March 2018|
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Response from docholiday174 | Reviewed this property |
I think it’s 10-15$ to get a car into the state park. No fee to picnic. That being said it’s not much of an easy walk to the beach with picnic gear. The park is up high altitude wise where you walk down to the beach. I... More