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Potato Chip Rock - Mt. Woodson Trail

Poway, CA

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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El Cajon Mountain Trail
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29 Completed 3 Reviews

I went there many times. As always I enjoyed the hike. It is challenging, long enough and not crowded. Views, particularly between 1.5 and 2 miles outstanding. Recommend it to everybody. If 12 miles is not enough it might be extended by adding a mine (+1 mile), or El Capitan cliff (additional~4 miles).

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El Cajon Mountain Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Completed this hike on May 22, 2015. Lots of up and down but one of the most beautiful and rewarding hikes in San Diego County. I went on a cloudy/overcast day and drank just under 2 liters of water, but if the sun is out, I would double that. Made it up in 2 hours and took the same amount of time to go back (due to a good amount of uphill on the way back). Would recommend to anyone looking to challenge themselves.

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El Capitan Preserve
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30 Completed 7 Reviews

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El Cajon Mountain Trail
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30 Completed 7 Reviews

Great!!!!

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El Capitan Preserve
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30 Completed 7 Reviews

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El Capitan Preserve
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30 Completed 7 Reviews

Good Work out!!!

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Oak Oasis Open Space Preserve
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14 Completed 6 Reviews

Hiked this around 10 this morning with my parents and my 9 year old daughter. It was easy and the oak meadows and shade are gorgeous. The lookout point was nice and breezy and I was so glad to see all the water in San Vicente. On the hike back we saw 2 horned lizards.

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El Cajon Mountain Trail
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4 Completed 2 Reviews

tremendous hike bring your A Game. also be prepared

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El Cajon Mountain Trail
by Annett Parris

8 Completed 8 Reviews

Love this place clean paths the only part I didn't like is when you get to the 5 miles the small paths are confusing but otherwise it's awesome

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El Cajon Mountain Trail
by Annett Parris

8 Completed 8 Reviews

Love it

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