This hike begins at the Buena Vista trailhead on Park Lane, goes to the end of the Buena Vista trail, goes west/left at a split to a little uphill connector to meet the Romero Catway, goes west downhill on the Romero Catway, goes south along the lower part of the San Ysidro trail, then goes east on the Old Pueblo trail to end near the start point on Park Lane.
Total distance is ~2.9 miles, total elevation gain 850ft.
This is a scenic loop, not difficult, hike with views of beautiful homes, ocean, canyons, valleys and creeks. There are many extensions available for those wishing to make the hike longer and or harder.
Trailhead Google Maps
Directions: From the 101, go north, toward the mountains, on San Ysidro to Hwy 192. Go right on 192 for @.8mile, then take a left on Park Lane. Go .3 miles and bear to the right to stay on Park Lane at Mountain Drive junction. Go .6 miles further on Park Lane to the Buena Vista trailhead on the left. (Note: you will pass the Old Pueblo trailhead sign at .5mile--the hike’s end point). There is parking before and after the trailhead.
Hike Leader: Ed Kaufman
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