San Dieguito River Park - Bernardo Mtn Summit Trail

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  4.7 from 3 votes
black  Difficult from 3 votes
Rank: #1 in the Escondido area
#133 in CA, #2,171 Overall
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Trail in the area near Escondido,
“Commanding 360 views of the San Dieguito River Park and Lake Hodges.”
David Hekel on Jul 14, 2013
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1.62.5 milesKilometers 663’202 m Ascent 1,129’344 m High 8% Avg Grade (5°)
Singletrack Type 0’0 m Descent 466’142 m Low 19% Max Grade (11°)
This trail will take you to the top of Bernardo Mtn within the San Dieguito River Park. The trail is very difficult and technical with a lot of loose rocks and steep climbs. That being said you'll be rewarded with a great view of the area and a technical descent back down.
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PHOTOS of San Dieguito River Park - Bernardo Mtn Summit Trail
  4.5 from 2 votes
This is the top of the Bernardo Summit trail facing west. (Escondido, CA)
  4.0 from 2 votes
This is about 70% to the top of the Bernardo Summit. (Escondido, CA)
  3.7 from 3 votes
Bernardo Summit trailhead. (Escondido, CA)
  3.0 from 3 votes
West facing view on Bernardo Summit. (Escondido, CA)
  2.7 from 3 votes
A view from the summit. (Escondido, CA)
  2.7 from 3 votes
Upper easement trail. (Escondido, CA)
  1.7 from 3 votes
At the bottom of Bernardo Mtn, put your climbing legs on! (Escondido, CA)