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Tecolote Canyon Natural Park

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7 mi 12 km of trail 4 Recommended Routes

Easy Trails 2 Trails Intermediate Trails 5 Trails Hard Trails 0 Trails

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Recommended Routes in Tecolote Canyon Natural Park - 4

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Favorite Looking back at the steepest section of the Rose Canyon trail.
Intermediate

San Clemente/Rose Canyons

15.9 mi 25.5 km 628' Up 191.45 m Up 627' Down 191.26 m Down

La Jolla, CA
Favorite Singletrack through the Oak trees.
Intermediate

San Clemente Canyon

9.8 mi 15.7 km 311' Up 94.93 m Up 327' Down 99.67 m Down

La Jolla, CA
Favorite Trail passes through oak groves
Intermediate

Tecolote Canyon Ride

5.9 mi 9.4 km 202' Up 61.63 m Up 525' Down 159.96 m Down

La Jolla, CA
Favorite Trail passes through oak groves
Intermediate

Tecolote Canyon Loop from Tecolote Road

11.6 mi 18.6 km 585' Up 178.16 m Up 584' Down 178.06 m Down

San Diego, CA

Trails in Tecolote Canyon Natural Park - 3

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3.3 mi 5.3 km #1Tecolote Canyon Trail - South
Intermediate
San Diego, CA
Intermediate
San Diego, CA
3.5 mi 5.6 km #2Tecolote Canyon Trail - North
Intermediate
La Jolla, CA
Intermediate
La Jolla, CA 10 
0.8 mi 1.2 km #3Tecolote Canyon Trail - Singletrack Alternate
Intermediate
San Diego, CA
Intermediate
San Diego, CA

Photos of Tecolote Canyon Natural Park - 11

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Trail passes through oak groves
Jul 6, 2019 near La Jolla, CA
Poison oak is plentiful under oak trees and can climb them. Leaves of three, let it be! Stay on the trail.
Jul 6, 2019 near La Jolla, CA
Rattlesnakes are present, let them go about in peace and stay in the trail!
Jul 6, 2019 near San Diego, CA
Southern bridge. South bank is very steep and likely requires a bike carry.
Jul 6, 2019 near San Diego, CA
Northern bridge
Jul 6, 2019 near La Jolla, CA
Tecolote Canyon, south of Balboa Ave
Jul 6, 2019 near La Jolla, CA
Great trail borders the fence near the golf course.
Jul 6, 2017 near San Diego, CA
Take Ramp by building down to CREEK CROSSING Bridge.  Then continue SOUTH.  Parallel golf course and USD area.
Jul 6, 2017 near San Diego, CA
TrailHead Entry/Exit to left of Tec. Nature Center.  Ample Parking.  Convenient to bike to/from Mission Bay/Fiesta Island.
Jul 6, 2017 near San Diego, CA
The trail continues south of Mt. Acadia. Cut through the Tecolote Canyon Golf Course. Ride down Snead Drive, and drop through the creek.
Jul 6, 2017 near San Diego, CA
Trail-Head on NORTH End of Trail.       VERY STEEP DROP down into trail....!!
Jul 6, 2017 near La Jolla, CA