Top 3 Hiking Trails in Carlsbad, CA

Handpicked 3 Best Hiking Trails in Carlsbad, CA. How do we actually find the most highly rated hiking trail? Our 50-Point Inspection includes everything from checking reputation, history, complaints, local reviews, nearness, satisfaction, trust and cost to the general excellence. That's not all... businesses do not pay us to list them. You deserve only the best!

CALAVERA LAKE

3825 Tamarack Ave, Carlsbad, CA 92010

Dogs on Leash, Wheelchair Friendly, Kid Friendly, Birding, Fishing, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Nature Trips, Road Biking, Trail Running, Walking, Beach, Lake, Wild Flowers & Wildlife

This 3.2 mile lollipop loop visits the most interesting and attractive features of the preserve

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Mon - Sun : Open 24 hours

Pretty cool area to hike and bike. For hiking I would say this is more of a beginners to moderate level. There are so many different paths you can take to get to the top and there's a lake right along the way which makes the hike pleasant. Depending on how many different paths you take you could make your hike a lot longer or shorter and more intense. Lots of people biking so I would recommend keeping your eyes peeled for them so you won't get run over. For the most part the people biking are po
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BATIQUITOS LAGOON TRAIL

7380 Gabbiano Ln, Carlsbad, CA 92011

Dogs on Leash, Birding, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Road Biking, Trail Running, Walking, Forest Lake, Nature Trips, Beach & Wild Flowers

They hiked the entire length and back, a modest 3.25 miles with only one gentle hill along the way

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Mon - Sun : 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Batiquitos lagoon has great trails. In addition to a great place to run or walk, the lagoon has beautiful views where one can see wildlife such as egrets and hawks. Also, their nature center teaches a lot about the lagoon is is a perfect place to go to learn about nature.
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HOSP GROVE PARK TRAIL

2240 Jefferson St, Carlsbad, CA 92008

Accessible, Bicycling, Birding, Camping, Fishing, Hiking and Nature Trail, Horse/Equestrian Trail, Picnic, Playground, Restroom Facilities, Snorkeling, Swimming & Wildlife

1.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Carlsbad, CA

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Mon - Thu : 7:30 am - 5:30 pm Fri : 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Sat & Sun : Closed

This really isn't a forest but definitely a grove of Eucalyptus trees. Trails are well maintained for those who enjoy walking, hiking or jogging. Many people bring their dogs, like myself, but if you do, please remember to clean up so everyone can continue to enjoy the peaceful, serene atmosphere. There's actually 2 parts to Hosp Grove. Part is on the Jefferson/Marron road side with a play area for kids and picnics. The other side which has more trails is on Monroe/Marron roads. Both have plenty
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