Looking forward to hiking in San Diego? Ayres Lodge Alpine is the perfect getaway to reconnect with nature. There are many trails and parks that allow opportunities for hiking in San Diego County. If you are looking for a light hike (about a mile of trail) check out Flinn Springs County Park. The trails allow for hiking and nature watching. Take the camera for a nature photo shoot throughout the 45 acre park filled with old oaks, spring flowers, and wildlife. Flinn Spring County Park is located only 6 miles away from Ayres Lodge Alpine and is open from 9:30AM until sunset.
For vaster hiking in San Diego, try Lake Morena County Park that is over 3,250 acres in size. Just southwest of the Laguna Mountains the park features desert, coastal, and grassland areas. Most popular for its world-class fishing, Lake Morena is a hidden gem for hiking San Diego. Surrounded by 8 miles of trails lined with oak woods and grasslands, Lake Morena is one of the oldest reservoirs in the area. Open from 9:30AM until 5PM you'll have plenty of time to explore all that this park has to offer. Trail difficulty ranges from easy to moderate, making it fun for any new or seasoned hiker looking to go hiking in San Diego.
Also close by is the Cleveland National Forest. This forest is abundant with trails for day hiking. Pine Creek/Hauser Wilderness area includes 13,480 acres of land that has four different trails for hiking San Diego. Throughout the Pine Creek area you may see deer, coyotes, mountain lions, gray foxes, hawks, owls, and several different species of reptiles. Visitors have also encountered small herds of private livestock grazing throughout the grasslands.
After your adventurous hiking San Diego excursions, relax in luxurious yet comfortable accommodations Ayres Lodge Alpine has to offer. Ditch the tent and sleeping bag and, instead, take a load off on our plush triple sheeted Ayres Dream sleeper beds. Our homey living room style lobby will have you never wanting to leave! So pack your hiking boots and get ready to go hiking in San Diego and make it a special escape from the city at Ayres Lodge Alpine.