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Bayshore Bikeway (Silver Strand Bikeway)

17.1 miles
Coastal rail-trail experiences don't get much better than this—a long, smooth, palm-tree-lined trail with stunning views of the Pacific, San Diego Bay and the downtown skyline, plus easy access to parks, tot play areas and chic cafes. Before ...

Carlsbad Coastal Rail Trail

0.7 miles
A short link in the planned Coastal Rail Trail from San Diego to Oceanside. The trail travels along the active Coaster commuter rail line. Extensions of the trail are currently in design and planning stages as of fall 2009.

Coastal Rail-Trail (Oceanside to downtown San Diego)

44 miles
The San Diego Coastal Rail-Trail project consists of a trail built alongside the active North County Transit District right-of-way from San Diego to Oceanside. Most of the northern section of the trail is within a block or two of the coastline, ...

DeAnza Trail

22 miles
Jaun Batista DeAnza discovered as an inland route from Mexico to California's coast across the desert. The first non-native child born in California on the trail December 25th, 1775. Used by stagecoach, cattle ranchers, gold seekers, pioneers ...

Escondido Creek Bike Path

4.5 miles
The paved trail along Escondido Creek can help residents commute to the transit center or to local services and provides opportunities for recreation. The trail connects to the Inland Rail Trail at the Transit Center, which will eventually run ...

Escondido-San Marcos Inland Rail Trail

6.5 miles
The Inland Rail Trail runs along the side of the Sprinter commuter rail service connecting Escondido to Oceanside. The 6.5 mile section in Escondido and San Marcos is the first segment complete, with Vista currently designing their portion. ...

Fay Avenue Bike Path

1.1 miles
Make sure you bring your camera for this trail. The Fay Avenue Bike Path runs through the upscale seaside resort community of La Jolla, and opens up to the sweeping vistas of the Pacific Ocean, abundant palm trees and terra cotta rooftops that ...

Highway 56 Bike Path

10.3 miles
The Highway 56 Bike Path provides a traffic-separated connection between inland and coastal San Diego County. The route gradually inclines traveling inland and parallels State Route 56 closely for much of the way. There's a short on-road segment ...

Linear Park (CA)

1.1 miles
Running through downtown San Diego, Linear Park is a vibrant, palm-lined ribbon that parallels an active trolley line along Harbor Drive. The trail provides direct access to many of the city's highlights, and its rich supply of public art, grassy ...

Martin Luther King, Jr. Promenade

0.75 miles
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Promenade connects a number of sites along San Diego's waterfront. The walkway runs on the northern side of an active railroad corridor parallel to the Linear Park, which occupies the southern side of the tracks. Begin ...

Mission Bay Trail

16.75 miles
A paved trail that loops almost completely around Mission Bay and Fiesta Island. It links Mission beach and the popular boardwalk with Ocean Beach to the south.The Trail runs through Mission Bay Park where bathrooms, parking, playgrounds and ...

Oceanside Coastal Rail Trail

1.3 miles
The Coastal Rail Trail will one day run 44 miles from Oceanside to San Diego along the Coaster commuter rail. Today, short sections of the trail are coming together, including this one in Oceanside, which provides just over a mile of trail. Two ...

Rose Canyon Bicycle Path

1.1 miles
This short and sweet trail is a popular route because of its scenery and the important off-street connection it provides between the Mission Bay and UC San Diego areas. Tucked between an active rail line and Interstate 5, it offers pleasant ...

San Diego Inland Rail Trail

22 miles
The Inland Rail Trail is a rail-with-trail project connecting Escondido with Oceanside and the planned San Diego Coastal Trail that will connect to the City of San Diego. The plan is supported by both the North County Transit District and the ...

San Diego River Trail

6 miles
The San Diego River Trail is a network of paths that lead along the San Diego River channel and mud flats and provide access to Mission/Fashion Valley shopping areas. You can walk or ride on either side of the river via the Sunset Cliffs bridge, ...

San Diego Sea to Sea Trail (project overview)

140 miles
From San Diego Sea to Sea Trail Foundation: The San Diego Sea to Sea Trail Foundation, in conjunction with nine government agencies, is creating a national treasure: a 140-mile walking, cycling and horse riding trail, running from the Salton ...

San Luis Rey River Trail (Oceanside)

7.2 miles
The San Luis Rey River Trail is 7.2 miles between Neptune Way on the west end and the College Bridge on the west end. The trail follows the course of the San Luis Rey River and is mostly flat. It's a local favorite among cyclists, walkers and ...

Santa Gertrudis Creek Trail

3 miles
The Santa Gertrudis Creek Trail is a 3-mile paved trail that serves as both a recreational amenity and an active transportation alternative for locals looking to get to nearby locations without driving. Such locations include The Promenade In ...

Solana Beach Coastal Rail Trail

1.7 miles
The City of Solana Beach portion of the Coastal Rail Trail meanders between Highway 101 and the Coaster Rail Line along the length of Solana Beach from Via De La Valle at the south to Ocean St. at the north. The trail passes through landscaped ...

Sorrento Valley Road

1 miles
The Sorrento Valley Road is just that, a paved, two-lane section of road that was closed to traffic in the 1990s when CDOT built an interchange between State Route 56 and Interstate 5. In 1998 the road was reopened to pedestrians and bicyclists ...

Sweetwater Bikeway

2.2 miles
The Sweetwater Bikeway runs along the Sweetwater River from a parklike setting opposite the Plaza Bonita Shopping Center on the trail's east side to the yacht harbor at the mouth of the river. The trail follows the river under numerous roads ...