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Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

12020 Black Mountain Rd, San Diego, CA 92129, USA

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About Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve

Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve is beautiful year-round, with an ecosystem unlike any other in San Diego County. The park encompasses some 4,000 acres of both Peñasquitos and Lopez canyons, and is one of the largest urban parks in the United States. The preserve is jointly owned and administered by the City of San Diego and the County of San Diego.


Attractions Near Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve

Torrey Pines Golf Course
Torrey Pines Golf Course11.5km from Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve

Torrey Pines Golf Course is a 36-hole facility owned by the City of San Diego. It sits on the coastal cliffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean in the community of La Jolla, just south of Torrey Pines State Reserve.

Torrey Pines State Reserve
Torrey Pines State Reserve12.04km from Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve

2,000 acres of coastal state park, one of the wildest stretches of land (8 km²) on the Southern California coast. one of the wildest stretches of land (8 km²) on the Southern California coast. The reserve consists of a plateau with cliffs that overlook Torrey Pines State Beach, and a lagoon that is vital to migrating seabirds. Many different kinds of wildlife and flora are found within the reserve, including bobcats, foxes, skunks, raccoons, coyotes, rabbits, cacti, coastal chaparral, and the ra

Torrey Pines State Beach
Torrey Pines State Beach12.5km from Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve

A beautiful public beach located in the community of Torrey Pines. It is a local favorite among surfers and remains a quintessential Southern California beach. The Northern side of the beach has a Surfer/Surfing side while the Southern side hosts swimming, body boarding, etc.

Black's Beach
Black's Beach12.89km from Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve

A secluded section of beach beneath the bluffs of Torrey Pines. Stingrays can be found along the coastline when the water gets above 50 degrees.

Bernardo Winery
Bernardo Winery13.03km from Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve

A beautiful winery, family owned for three generations and over 130 years old, is still fully functional as a producing winery in San Diego, using San Diego grapes. They produces Italian varietals as well as Spanish and French varietals, dry climate style wines well suited for the San Diego Terrior.

Lake Hodges
Lake Hodges13.76km from Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve

Lake Hodges is a lake and reservoir located in Southern California, about 31 miles north of San Diego. When full, the reservoir has 1,234 acres, a maximum water depth of 115 feet , and 27 miles of shoreline. It is one of the beautiful picnic location in this area and also there are so many other activities too.

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California's second-most populous county and the fifth-most populous in the United States. San Diego County has more than 70 miles (110 km) of coastline. This forms the most densely populated region of the county.

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