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Batiquitos Lagoon

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Batiquitos Dr, Carlsbad, CA
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All reviews bird watching eucalyptus trees nature center nice walk beautiful nature walking path hour walk great blue heron la costa natural habitat easy trail miles round trip beautiful place to walk a small parking lot flora and fauna bird sanctuary stretch your legs
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is so beautiful to walk, run etc. you can bird watch, sit and look out onto the lagoon and take in all the beauty. It’s Dog friendly and the hotel gives treats and water to your pet by the golf area. I love...More

Thank Tonia H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The walking paths, that hug the shore of the lagoon, are about a couple of miles to the end and back. Waterfowl can be seen, and there are interesting plants. Locals come here often to walk, jog, etc. A great way to spend a couple...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great space to come for a walk or hike. Very flat so not difficult at all. Weather very mild here. Lots of birds to see.

Thank JimmyJackk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I absolutely loved this lagoon trail. I saw a great blue heron, a couple egrets, and a variety of other shore waterfowl that I couldn’t actually identify. The trail is well maintained, and they really want you to stay on the trail so you don’t...More

Thank Pam M
Reviewed 2 October 2018

easy trail to access, either from the Aviara golf course, or from free parking lots. amazing birds to see from trail..but watch out for snakes!

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Reviewed 6 September 2018

Good for a 45 minute self guided walk if you're looking for something free to do ... but does not hold a candle to 'annies canyon' not far away - check that out if your looking for something with some 'surprise factor'

Thank onetravelman
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The lagoon is a gorgeous, well-maintained walking location, easy to find in central, residential Carlsbad. A great place for walks, with or without dogs (which must be leashed). Parking is not easy.

Thank PolicyJazz
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

I live in the area and have hiked this beautiful trail many times. It's great for kids, tame dogs on a leash, joggers, and walkers. Great peaceful walk in the early mornings but gets busy on the weekends around 8AM. Bring a camera if this...More

Thank Bob G
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This lagoon stretches from Ponto (So Carlsbad) beach to the La Costa Resort. There is a walking trail that surrounds the tidal lagoon. very peaceful and beautiful. There is also a bird sanctuary just off of the La Costa exit from Highway 5.

Thank floribel1
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is probably the most popular walk in north county. About 3 miles round trip through lots of different vegetation, including an area of cultivated indigenous plants, always with a view of the lagoon and its bird life. Only negative is an area where lots...More

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Response from Alohakaua | Reviewed this property |
yes... but a helper makes it easy
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Response from Sophia V | Reviewed this property |
Get off the 5 on poinsettia lane and then go straight through Paseo del Norte, next turn right on batiquitos drive. Lastly, turn onto Gabbiano lane and drive all the way to the end and you will find the start of the trail... More