Hike: .25 miles Level: Level: Moderate Elevation: 784 ft.
Dog-Friendly: Yes Kid-Friendly: Yes
Personal Experience: I grew up in Rancho Bernardo and yet never once hiked to this peak when I lived there. After finally doing it, I'm really disappointed that I wasn't hanging out up there all the time! It has a great view, it's an easy hike and is very quiet and isolated. From what I've read online, this is not where the San Pasqual battle was held. The real battle was held on Mule Hill nearby, but to respect any archaeological evidence a cross was placed here.
The entrance is in a residential neighborhood:
We took a different way down the mountain and found a bunch of bike jumps!