Reach New Heights at Cuyamaca Peak

Elevated hiking trail, breathtaking views, and the second highest peak in San Diego!




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Perfect for

For solo
For two
For groups
For parents and grownups

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  1. Arrive to trail early
  2. Start hike on south Azalea Glen Loop
  3. Connect with the forests and nature around you
  4. Take loop Trail to Azalea Fire Road
  5. Take pictures in the oak trees
  6. Follow the Conejos Trail to the ridgeback of the Cuyamaca
  7. Watch the oak trees transform into a granite and rock trail 
  8. The trail will merge with a paved road from the top of Cuyamaca Peak
  9. Relish in the spectacular and breathtaking views!



Cuyamaca Rancho State Park 12551 Hwy 79 Descanso, CA 91916

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Packing List

  • hiking shoes
  • water
  • layers of clothing
  • sunscreen
  • first aid kit
  • backpack
  • light snacks
  • camera for spectacular pictures 
  • trekking poles 

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Are dogs allowed on this trail? 
Pups will need to be left at home- dogs aren't allowed on this trail.