San Elijo Lagoon

Cardiff by the Sea, California

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Great blue herons stand still as statues in the rippling water. Snowy egrets perform Tai Chi-like movements as they forage for supper. Cattails wave in the wind and the setting sun casts a golden hue as far as the eye can see. Another day ends on San Elijo Lagoon.
Best Easy Day Hikes: San Diego

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Best Easy Day Hikes: San Diego

by Sean O'Brien (Falcon Guides)

Great blue herons stand still as statues in the rippling water. Snowy egrets perform Tai Chi-like movements as they forage for supper. Cattails wave in the wind and the setting sun casts a golden hue as far as the eye can see. Another day ends on San Elijo Lagoon.

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Activity Type: Hiking
Nearby City: Cardiff by the Sea
Length: 4
Elevation Gain: 100 feet
Trail Type: Loop/Lollipop
Skill Level: Easy
Duration: Day hike
Season: Year-round
Local Contacts: San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Preserve
Local Maps: USGS Encinitas
Topo Map: San Elijo Lagoon Topographic Map
Guide Book: Best Easy Day Hikes: San Diego Guide Book
Driving Directions: View Directions
Trail Directions: View Guide

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