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Potato Chip Rock - Mt. Woodson Trail

Poway, CA

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Mt Woodson via Lake Poway is a 7.5 mile out and back trail that offers breathtaking vistas. Trails are well maintained. Dogs are allowed. This hike is rated as moderately strenuous, though it may be the easiest "difficult" hike to access due to its convenient location.

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San Miguel Mountain Trail
by Karla Buendia

2 Completed 2 Reviews

I like it !

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Rock House
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

My son and I enjoy this hike. We have been here several times. I do all of the switchbacks to make it easier on my knees and make it a longer hike.

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Rice Canyon Trail
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14 Completed 15 Reviews

Nice walk !

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San Miguel Mountain Trail
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14 Completed 15 Reviews

I usually enter thru where the park is ..so I suggest Try entering through the mount Miguel park ! Hopefully it's not closed .literally did this hike two weeks ago & im hearing it's closed

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Rock House
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17 Completed 2 Reviews

@Joseph... No it is still perfectly fine to hike this trail. I hike it daily.

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Rock House
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9 Completed 2 Reviews

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San Miguel Mountain Trail
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9 Completed 2 Reviews

This hike almost killed me (not a pro hiker) but I LOVED IT!! And I wanted to take my kids, but the city of CV closed it, anybody know about alternate trails?

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Rock House
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

Does anyone know if this trail was affected by the recent hiking ban on Mt. Miguel? I'd like to get up to Rock House.

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San Miguel Mountain Trail
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

Any alternate routes up to Rock House (flag)? I heard a rumor there might be one without trespassing.

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San Miguel Mountain Trail
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3 Completed 3 Reviews

This was an amazing hike... Especially for someone who grew up in east county always admiring San Miguel Mountain. I decided one day to do the hike and I am glad I did. Not a week later the trail was shut down and I am so sad to see this awesome experience put to an end. In my opinion the city should invest in trail like Cowels mountain or Mission Trails. This hike offers so much and should be available to be appreciated my San Diegans.

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