Edit ModuleShow Tags

Trail of the Month: Carlsbad Coastal Trail

This trail keeps you in ocean breezes and views the entire way


Published:

Illustration by Ashleigh Corrin

Difficulty Level
Moderate, recreational runners in decent shape

Distance
11.5 miles out and back

Good to Know
Not dog friendly
Stroller friendly
Free parking

Where

Start at Robert Frazee Beach on Carlsbad Boulevard. Follow the beach trail south all the way to La Costa Avenue for a longer run.

 

What to Instagram

Purple flowers lining the path, with beach views in the distance.

 

Why We Love It

This trail keeps you in ocean breezes and views the entire way. It also traces a portion of the Carlsbad Marathon (returning next January), for those who want to get a practice run in.

 

Where to Refuel

Try crème brûlée stuffed French toast or omelets and breakfast sandwiches at Cafe Elysa (3076 Carlsbad Boulevard).

Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

More »Related Stories

Trail of the Month: Convention Center Loop

How to run or walk this nearly 5-mile trek in downtown San Diego

Where to Run in San Diego in October

This month's top 5Ks, 10Ks, marathons, and more

Trail of the Month: Crest Canyon

This 2.2-mile trek has all the beachy scenery
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Most Popular

  1. The Problem With Bright Red Tuna
    Many Americans still think bright red tuna means it’s fresher (it’s not)
  2. First Look: Animae
    Puffer Malarkey Restaurants unveil 5.5 million-dollar pan-Asian concept
  3. Jason Mraz and his Historic Coffee Bean
    The singer and Bird Rock Coffee Roasters unveil the first California-grown Geisha coffee
  4. Morning Glory Is a Millennial Wonderland
    The Little Italy restaurant may finally break San Diego's aversion to brunch
  5. A Deep Dive into the San Diego Fishing Industry
    A $2 billion project is poised to revive San Diego’s commercial fishing industry
  6. First Look: Black Rail Kitchen
    Another indie restaurateur opts for suburbia over the sexy downtown streets
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Promotions

Not Your Grandma's Orthotics

New year, new – shoe? Staying on your feet for long hours at a time just got a whole lot more comfortable with Wiivv’s BASE custom insoles

October is Rideshare Month

Join the Rideshare 2015 Challenge and get there together
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module
Edit Module

Connect With Us:

Edit ModuleShow Tags

Sponsored

The Vape Debate

Two Scripps doctors weigh in on this dangerous trend

Kaiser Permanente San Diego Makes Life Easier

Kaiser Permanente brings high quality, affordable care to San Diegans when and where they need it
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags