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Borrego Canyon Trail

Easy/Intermediate

Trail

1.6 mile 2.5 kilometer point to point
96% Runnable
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 269' 82 m
Descent: -22' -7 m
High: 1,057' 322 m
Low: 810' 247 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (2°)
Max Grade: 9% (5°)

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Trail shared by John McKinney

A 1.6 mile run leading from Portola Parkway to Mustard Road.

John McKinney

Features Birding · River/Creek · Wildlife

Trails may be closed three days after rain.

Description

From the parking lot head north on Borrego Canyon Trail. This trail slowly ascends Borrego Canyon and winds through the oak covered canyon floor. The trail rises gently to the junction with Mustard Road which leads to other trails and areas of the park.

Thanks to John McKinney, The Trailmaster, for sharing this trail description. To learn more about trails in California, check out his guides at The Trailmaster Store.

Flora & Fauna

Oak woodlands and riparian environments line this trail. You may see anything from snakes to deer, and numerous birds call this area home.

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#885

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#8,525

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A hill looking up from the trail.
Nov 25, 2016 near Foothil…, CA

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