Trail of the Month: East Shepherd Canyon
This short dirt trail is shaded the whole way, making it a good option for hot summer months
2.9 miles out
Start on Santo Road in Tierrasanta just north of Remora Street. Follow the trail that starts at the East Shepherd Canyon sign.
Why We Love It:
This short dirt trail is shaded the whole way, making it a good option for hot summer months. The trail goes through a WWII Marine Corps training camp. A sign at the trailhead warns those passing through of unexploded shells, but fear not, the military has cleared the area.
Where to Refuel Afterward:
Try Island Style Cafe (5950 Santo Road) for Hawaiian-themed brunch or Industrial Grind Coffee (6020 Santo Road) for delicious coffee and baked goods.