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Batiquitos Lagoon Trail

 3.9 (8)

3.3 Miles 5.3 Kilometers


100%

Runnable

39' 12 m

Ascent

-39' -12 m

Descent

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Avg Grade (0°)

8%

Max Grade (5°)

31' 9 m

High

10' 3 m

Low

Shared By Jason Fincher

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A beautiful out-and-back trek along the waterfront of Batiquitos Lagoon.

Jason Fincher

Dogs Leashed

Features River/Creek

Overview

This route offers scenic views of Batiquitos Ecological Preserve.

Need to Know

There are actually two trail heads off of Gabbiano Ln if parking is tight at the main area.

Runner Notes

This trail is a local favorite and can get crowded with day hikers. Pair this with the Aviara Oaks Loop by following Batiquitos Dr for a 6.5-mile lollipop loop.

Description

This is a well-maintained trail that makes for a nice, quick out and back. The trail is frequented by local day runners. The surface is smooth, flat, hard packed dirt. Mileage provided is for one-way. More information on the area can be found by clicking here.

Trailhead: In Carlsbad, exit the I-5 on Poinsettia and head east for 0.3 miles. Take the second right onto Batiquitos Dr. In 0.5 miles, take then the first right onto Gabbiano Ln. and follow for 0.3 miles until it dead ends at the parking area. OR stay on Batiquitos and keep your eyes open for the other parking sites on the right-hand side. These are easy to miss, but are generally more open than then main trailhead.

Flora & Fauna

This trail present numerous examples of regional coastal plants. There are numerous markers along the trail

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Aug 19, 2017
Marc Payan
Jun 25, 2017
Travis Bertram
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Jun 22, 2016
Brent Weber
Murphy and Billy (dogs) and I enjoyed this new daily trail for us. Most people are very friendly and offer hellos, but not enough for my liking. I ... 3.2mi

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  3.9 from 8 votes

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