Coast to Crest Trail - North Shore Lake Hodges

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Trail

15.6 Miles 25.1 Kilometers


40%

Singletrack

407' 124 m

Ascent

-407' -124 m

Descent

424' 129 m

High

323' 99 m

Low

1%

Avg Grade (1°)

19%

Max Grade (11°)

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A great all-around trail for all abilities.

David Hekel

Overview

The San Dieguito River Parks North Shore trail system surrounds Lake Hodges in North County San Diego, providing year-round good riding in the scenic California inland valleys. This route is a terrific option for families and riders of all abilities as there are always options to stay on the fire road with access to more challenging singletrack trails, too.
Family Friendly: A wide path and an easy grade with beautiful views and access to nearby restaurants and amenities.

Description

The ride predominantly follows hard packed doubletrack, but there is some tight singletrack for a few a couple of miles before you get to Lake Hodges Dam. Most of the trail is beginner to intermediate with some technical areas. This is the most popular trail within the SDRP due to its ease of riding and close proximity to trailheads and staging areas.

If you want to see Lake Hodges, this trail will take you on a tour of the whole North Shore. If you're feeling hungry along the way, stop at Hernandez Hideaway, a nice little Mexican restaurant just off the trail on the way towards the dam.

If you're looking for a longer ride, keep going past the dam and link up to the Coast to Crest Trail: Del Dios Gorge and Santa Fe Valley to the ride.

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Daniel Doren
Sand, sand, sand.
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Robert Davis
trails are in great condition after the storm 12mi — 2h 00m
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  3.7 from 12 votes

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in California

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