Trail of the Month: Del Mar Coast to Crest Loop
Look for lagoons and native birds on this 5-mile path
Easy, great for beginners
5 miles round-trip
Good to Know
Not stroller friendly
Start at the Del Mar Horse Park on El Camino Real. Follow the trail down to Jimmy Durante Boulevard and back.
What to Instagram
The picturesque lagoons, plus the buffleheads and other native birds you might see along the way.
Why We Love It
This path is full of ocean breezes—perfect for a summer hike. It’s flat and easy for beginners and kids.
Where to Refuel
Take in river views from the deck at Viewpoint Brewing Co. (2201 San Dieguito Drive, Del Mar) and wash down their shared plates with a house-brewed cold one.