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Trail of the Month: La Jolla Tide Pools

The 4-mile trail boasts ocean views and sea creatures


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Illustration by Ashleigh Corrin

Difficulty Level
Easy, Great for beginners new to exercising

Distance
4 miles

Good to Know
Not dog friendly
Not stroller friendly
Free parking

Where

Start at La Jolla Shores and walk north along the beach, past Scripps Pier. You can go as far as Black’s Beach and then loop back.

 

What to Instagram

The sea creatures you find along the way.

 

Why We Love It

On this path you can climb over rocks along the water’s edge, stopping on the way to look in the tide pools. Make sure you check the tide charts before going out so you have beach to walk on.

 

Where to Refuel

Try a variety of Benedicts, sandwiches, and salads at Shorehouse Kitchen (2236 Avenida de la Playa).

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