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Rose Canyon - Gilman Drive Entrance

San Diego,  
From You7781.10 Mi
Local TipsNo parking right by the entrance, but you can find some street parking along Gilman Drive.
Created (yyyy-mm-dd)2013-05-22
Created ByAmy H
  • Paved
  • Soft
  • Running
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Walking
  • Flat
  • Out And Back
  • Family Friendly
Street Crossings
  • None
Max Distance7-10
Volume of Use
  • Low
DescriptionThis is a dirt path through Rose Canyon, which runs east from La Jolla through University City, and also runs south along Interstate 5. From the Gilman Drive entrance, if you head North/East, you'll be on a packed dirt trail that runs for at least 5 or so miles. It starts along the train tracks, but relatively quickly you have some distance from the tracks. If you head South, you'll be on a paved bike path that is really a cut through to other bike routes, and it is only a mile or so in length.

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  • So many great canyon trails in San Diego! This is one of them, and so close to UCSD. ( by Tracy )