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Cowles Mountain, CA

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Difficulty 2 of 5
Distance Round Trip 3.1 miles
Trailhead Elevation 647 feet
Elevation Gain 886 feet
Accumulated Gain 886 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 7.53
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15  2018-08-22 Naferg323
3  2017-05-19 BEEBEE
7  2014-06-28
Cowles Mtn
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4  2012-05-02 gummo
15  2011-11-25 chumley
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Preferred   Jan, Feb, Dec, Mar
Sun  6:21am - 4:45pm
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Nearby Area Water
Pyles Peak Trail
0.1 mi away
5.2 mi
2,000 ft
Father Junipero Serra Trail
1.4 mi away
2.5 mi
81 ft
South Fortuna Mountain Trail
South Fortuna Mountain Trail
1.6 mi away
6.0 mi
1,449 ft
San Diego River Crossing Trail
1.6 mi away
2.8 mi
697 ft
Visitor Center Loop
1.6 mi away
1.5 mi
181 ft
Rock Climber's Loop Trail
1.7 mi away
1.0 mi
400 ft
Cowles Mountain - Northeast Approach Trail
2.1 mi away
4.8 mi
1,400 ft
Kwaay Paay Peak Trail
2.5 mi away
2.5 mi
900 ft
Fortuna Saddle Trail
2.6 mi away
3.1 mi
755 ft
Oak Canyon to Grasslands Trail
2.7 mi away
3.5 mi
320 ft
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Cowles Mountain is a 3.1 mile round trip hike with 886 feet elevation gain. Located 8 miles east of San Diego California. The trailhead is car accessible. January and February are the best months to enjoy this hike.


Overview: Easy hike up to the summit to enjoy the rolling hills of San Diego with an ocean view off to the west while enjoying the sunny weather & coastal breeze. =)

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WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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In San Diego north of Lake Murray, park as close as you can at the TH near Goldcrest Drive & Navajo Road...
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