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Trail of the Month: Del Mar Coast to Crest Loop

Look for lagoons and native birds on this 5-mile path


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Illustration by Ashleigh Corrin

Difficulty Level

Easy, great for beginners

Distance

5 miles round-trip

Good to Know

Dog friendly
Not stroller friendly
Free parking

Where

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.

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