Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve
Los Penasquitos Canyon PreserveApril 29th, 2020
Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve lies between Rancho Peñasquitos and Sorrento Hills to the north and Mira Mesa to the south. It stretches approximately 7 miles from the Interstates 5 and 805 merge to just east of Interstate 15. It encompasses about 12 miles of trails and is great for running, hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding.
Often you will hear it referred to as the "Penasquitos Canyon" or "PQ Canyon".
Download the trail map.
Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve: Run with Me
See a portion of this trail in this Run with Me video.
The route starts at the Park Village and Mannix Road trailhead in the Park Village neighborhood. The route is on the north side of the Penasquitos Creek and goes west.
Click to play and see the following:
- Sycamore Crossing
- Single track mountain biking trail
- and more!
Los Penasquitos Canyon: Run with Me
Nearby neighborhoods include Carmel Valley, Rancho Penasquitos and Mira Mesa where trailheads are easily accessible to the canyon.