Jan 28 – Walk Lake Hodges Shoreline to Boat Launch
9:30 am, Saturday, January 28 2023
From Hernandez Hideaway Restaurant
GPS: 33.06288, -117.11995
Come out for a nice and easy walk along Lake Hodges starting at Hernandez Hideaway Restaurant in the township of Del Dios, down to the boat launch and back. This path is a part of the Coast To Crest Trail. The total round trip is 5.25 miles, out and back, for 2.5-3 hours. But you don’t have to go the whole length, just out as far as you like and turn back. A nice, flat, no hills, sandy dirt trail with trees half of the way all in view of the lake. Dogs are ok to bring.
Directions: Oceanside and Escondido: Take Hwy 78 to Hwy 15 South. Quickly exit onto Valley Center Prkwy westwards,(right). Follow all the way west whch becomes Del Dios Hwy after it passes Via Rancho Pkwy intersection coming from Hwy 15. In the lake area look for the stop light intersection Rancho Dr., turn left, towards the lake. Follow Rancho Dr. to parking lot by Hernandez restaurant.
From middle coastal areas: Find your best way onto Del Dios Hwy either via Harmony Grove Road or through Rancho Santa Fe area. Once on Del Dios Hwy look for Rancho Dr. as mentioned above.
Bring: Water (1L), pocket snack, clothes for temperature, hat, sunscreen, etc…
Info contact: text/call Vinnie Rodrig 858-231-7722