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Trail of the Month: Otay Valley Regional Park

Explore the twisted paths of this hidden trail along the quiet Otay River


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Illustration by Ashleigh Corrin

Difficulty Level
Easy, great for beginners new to exercising

Distance
5.7 miles round-trip

Good to Know
Dog friendly
Not stroller friendly
Free parking

Where

Start on the south bend of Rancho Drive in Chula Vista, near the 805. Follow the gravel path along the river, which has plenty of side paths to explore.

 

Why We Love It

This hidden trail takes you along the quiet Otay River, where you’ll feel lost in the woods as you explore its twisted paths.

 

What to Instagram

Quaint footbridges crossing the river

 

Where to Refuel

Get fresas con crema, fruit salads, picos de gallo, tostilocos, and more at Teresita’s Fruiteria (4370 Palm Avenue, Chula Vista)

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