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Sunny California: The Best Hikes in San Diego

Explore the best hikes in the greater San Diego area, ranging from easy to difficult.

Hiking Easy, Moderate, Difficult

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San Diego, the second largest city in California, is famous for its temperate climate, beautiful beaches, and surf breaks. But in addition to amazing access to the ocean, the city is bounded on the opposite side by formidable mountains. Even in town, steep hills form beautiful parks and open spaces. Throughout all of this green space is spread a web of superb hiking trails.

This guidebook rounds up the best hikes in and around the San Diego metro area. Ranging from short hikes to secluded beaches all the way up to mountain climbs, this guidebook is guaranteed to send you to the perfect spot for your next hike!

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