Type: Nature Trail
Length: 2.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Agency: National Park Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

See more details.

Become an NRT Ambassador

Join a cadre of volunteers to help improve the data on this trail.


Location: In San Diego at Cabrillo Nat. Mon., connecting visitor center to Old Point Loma Lighthouse overlooking San Diego Bay.
States: California
Counties: San Diego
Latitude: 32.66938   Longitude: -117.24106

Located within Cabrillo National Monument, on southern tip of Point Loma, at the terminus of State Route 209.


Begin near the Old Point Loma Lighthouse, descend 300 feet through native coastal sage scrub for 1 mile, past remnants of coat defense system that protected harbor during WWI & II, with dramatic views of San Diego Bay

Additional Details

Width: 60 inches.
Primary Surface: Soil, Compacted
Secondary Surface: None
Average Grade: 0%
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Year Designated: 1984

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
Cabrillo National Monument
1800 Cabrillo Memorial Dr.
San Diego , CA 92106 -3601
(619) 557-5450



No additional photos are available.


No reviews are available. Be the first to leave one!


Enter our contest

We're giving away one Trail Boss mug per month through the end of 2018. Leave a review of this or any trail to be entered into the drawing.

Suggest an Edit

Do you see a problem with this trail data? Contact us below: