Ho Chi Minh Trail

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  • Address: Ho Chi Minh Trail, San Diego, CA 92037, 92037, United States
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Trail, Family And Kids, Adventure, Sports And Recreation, Hiking

Ho Chi Minh Trail - Review

This trail that begins at La Jolla Farms is not for the faint of heart. You can barely call it a trail. Your path will take you through ravines and gorges seemingly impossible squeeze through. Sometimes you have to climb down ropes. The sandstone is not safe, especially after a storm, which is when things crumble and people get hurt. But if all this is not a turn off, then this can be quite an exciting little adventure. The trail ends at Black's Beach, which is a clothes-optional beach.

Ho Chi Minh Trail Information

  • Do not take the trail in days immediately following a storm.
  • Not suitable for kids or dogs.

How To reach Ho Chi Minh Trail by Public Transport

  • By Bus 101 stop N Torrey Pines Rd & Salk Institute Rd.

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  • Ho Chi Minh Trail Address: Ho Chi Minh Trail, San Diego, CA 92037, 92037, United States
  • Ho Chi Minh Trail Timing: 24-hrs
  • Ho Chi Minh Trail Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Ho Chi Minh Trail(preferred time): 10:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Ho Chi Minh Trail: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 1.82% of people who visit San Diego include Ho Chi Minh Trail in their plan

  • 33.57% of people start their Ho Chi Minh Trail visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Ho Chi Minh Trail

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95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Ho Chi Minh Trail

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  • Awesome short little hike with really cool views. About two or three spots towards the bottom are kind of dangerous because you've only got a few inches of footing and there's sand all along it. I'd recommend doing those parts barefoot. Some people say not to hike up it because it's dangerous, but I would argue that hiking up is actually safer. I'd be more worried about gravity helping too much while walking down hill making slipping more of a risk. Not something to take small children to if they scare easily unless you want to do 2/3 of the hike to see the slot canyon portion and head back up.

  • This is a relatively easy walk and the view of the beach is just nice and soothing. It wasn't very crowded when I visit the place which makes the experience even better. If you got the time and just want to have a relaxing walk time while enjoying the beach, this would be a good place to visit.

  • Not the easiest hike but still a really fun one. The water worn rock steps are beautiful. Take a short walk up the beach and climb the steps to the glider port and you can walk along the ridge to make it a loop instead of a there and back hike. Fantastic views up at the top!

  • Tail was relatively short but the step angles and slippery edges make it challenging. It's really rewarding as you come out straight to the beach, and if you reach the peak the view is incredible. Would recommend!!

  • Moderately difficult trail that requires holding a rope to access the beach. It can be slippery and dangerous. Fire fighters are often making rescues for people that fall and get injured.

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