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Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

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Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

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martamccarty wrote a review 11 Jan
La Jolla, California18 contributions3 helpful votes
As a locall who lives in La Jolla, I take out of town visitors here often as it is a wonderful area to enjoy the ocean, trails of all levels of ability and nature at its' best. A favorite to go alone or with a friend to enjoy walking and heading to Del Mar or La Jolla for lunch after. In particular, I enjoy the Beach Trail down---and walking back up. The museum is currently closed as are the rest rooms, but, port-a-potties are available. A majority park by the ocean for free, and walk up the road to the trails--then back along the shore to their cars. I was disdappointed to see in January, 2021, with our ICU units full, that approximately 50% of visitors were ignoring the mask mandate. Signs are posted clearly to please adhere to the current guidelines for 'others' safety. Bring water, a sun hat and good trail shoes.
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Bill W wrote a review 2 Jan
Frontenac, Missouri8 contributions4 helpful votes
The upper lot is currently closed. All the trails are closed for 24 hours after it rains so we couldn’t go out on them. No one old us that. Nice views
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Date of experience: December 2020
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travelalways wrote a review Dec 2020
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My family and I are always looking for hiking places. Torrey pines was an amazing place to do it. The views of the ocean are beautiful and you breath pure clean air. Highly recommend it!
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Christine W wrote a review Nov 2020
28 contributions31 helpful votes
Well worth your time. Beautiful views of the landscape and ocean. We had heard that the parking lots can fill up early. We visited during the week. Got to the parking lot around 10am and saw many available parking spots. However we decided to drive up the road and park in the lot near their visitor center (which wasn't open due to the virus). Be prepared if you decide to hike in the area. Even in September the sun was hot. Take water, dress accordingly, wear appropriate footwear. After exploring many of the trails we drove back down to the lower parking lot. Ate lunch on the beach. We appreciate all the folks who made certain this Torrey Pines area was saved from development. It is one of a kind.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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ibDonnaI wrote a review Oct 2020
Schaumburg, Illinois93 contributions92 helpful votes
We enjoyed hiking Torrey Pines. While it was easy on the way down to the beach, back up was tiring. There are a couple of benches along the way to rest. Very beautiful coast.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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