Dog-Friendly: Yes Kid-Friendly: Yes
Hike: 1.4 mile loop trail Level: Moderately easy
Day-use Hours: 9:30 a.m. to sunset, daily. Camping hours are 24 hours/day, 7 days per week.
Parking is $3
Dos Picos Park, translated to "Two Peaks" got its name from two distinct peaks nearby. The park itself is home to a beautiful oak grove, some of the trees being over 300 years old! There is a campground here as well as two cabins so you can extend your daytrip overnight!
It is always important to note the earliest inhabitants of the land, in which this case would be the Kumeyaay, who are believed to have inhabited this land for over 7,000 years.
There is a nice loop trail you can take that will wind you uphill with beautiful views of the valley below and then drop you back down into the oak grove. I've visited this park a couple times now and have always found it very enjoyable.
One of the main reasons I wanted to explore this park was because of an old, wooden structure I was tipped off to that resembled the same style of the Secret Pyramids of Scripps Ranch. Could it perhaps have been built by the same person?
A sweet plaque for a baby that passed away at just 1 year old in 1977.
There's a small hike you can take that will guide you along a 1.4 mile loop with beautiful views of the valley below: