Best Trails Near Solana Beach CA

Solana Beach has 8 trails in the vicinity, including 6 hiking trails and 1 for walking. These trails range from 2.5 to 45.3 miles in length. The longest trail in Solana Beach is San Elijo State Beach to the Mexican Border a well-known trail measuring 45.3 miles in total length.

The most popular trails are San Elijo State Beach to the Mexican Border, Fletcher Cove to Dog Beach and Scripps Bluff Preserve and San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Preserve. Trails.com member Andrew D. recently completed San Elijo Lagoon East Basin, Tern Point and La Orilla Trail.

More information on the best trails in Solana Beach can be found below.
  • San Elijo Lagoon Trail

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    Solana Beach, CA

    San Elijo Lagoon feels a little more remote than its neighbor to the north, Batiquitos Lagoon. The path meanders very close to the actual lagoon and skirts along the sometimes muddy edge. It ...
    •  2 hours
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    San Elijo Lagoon feels a little more remote than its neighbor to the north, Batiquitos Lagoon. The path meanders very close ...

  • San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Preserve

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    Solana Beach, CA

    San Elijo Lagoon is a 1000-acre wildlife reserve that is owned by the California Department of Fish and Game and the county, and is popular with migratory and nesting waterfowl. Two hundred and ...
    •  Up to 4 hours
    •  7.2 miles
    •  Guide

    San Elijo Lagoon is a 1000-acre wildlife reserve that is owned by the California Department of Fish and Game and the county, ...

  • San Elijo Lagoon: La Orilla Trailhead to Rios Avenue Trail

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    Solana Beach, CA

    This easy stroll through nature is popular with families, walkers, and joggers. People often bring their dogs (on leashes) here.
    •  2-3 hours
    •  6.7 miles
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    This easy stroll through nature is popular with families, walkers, and joggers. People often bring their dogs (on leashes) ...

  • Fletcher Cove to Dog Beach and Scripps Bluff Preserve

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    Solana Beach, CA

    Tide Beach Park, Fletcher Cove Beach Park, North Seascape Surf Beach Park, and Del Mar Shores Beach Park are all part of Solana Beach. The cliff-lined sandy beach strand stretches for 1.8 miles ...
    •  1.5 hours
    •  2.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Tide Beach Park, Fletcher Cove Beach Park, North Seascape Surf Beach Park, and Del Mar Shores Beach Park are all part of ...

  • San Elijo Lagoon East Basin, Tern Point and La Orilla Trail

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    Solana Beach, CA

    San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve is one of San Diego County’s largest remaining coastal wetlands, encompassing more than a thousand acres. The brackish lagoon is located in Solana Beach and ...
    •  1.5 hours
    •  3.5 miles
    •  Guide

    San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve is one of San Diego County’s largest remaining coastal wetlands, encompassing more than ...

  • San Elijo Lagoon West Basin

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    Solana Beach, CA

    San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve, stretching over a thousand acres, is a mixture of freshwater from Escondido and La Orilla Creeks and saltwater from the ocean. The estuary is a wildlife haven ...
    •  1.5 hours
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve, stretching over a thousand acres, is a mixture of freshwater from Escondido and La Orilla ...

  • San Elijo Lagoon Trail

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    Solana Beach, CA

    A great blue heron ambles on stilt-legs across the reed-fringed shallows, stabbing occasionally at subsurface morsels of food. Nearby, a willowy egret glides in for a perfect landing, scattering ...
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    A great blue heron ambles on stilt-legs across the reed-fringed shallows, stabbing occasionally at subsurface morsels of ...

  • San Elijo State Beach to the Mexican Border

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    Solana Beach, CA

    The final leg of the California ride, and of the Pacific Coast Bicycle Route, consists of 45.3 challenging miles. The challenge is not the terrain— there are only two hills of notable size; the ...
    •  45.3 miles
    •  Guide

    The final leg of the California ride, and of the Pacific Coast Bicycle Route, consists of 45.3 challenging miles. The challenge ...