Hike begins at 11AM
Distance: 7.6 miles
Hiking Time 4 hours approximately
Dogs Allowed, Good for Kids
Weather: Hike will be cancel if it rains.
What to bring:Good hiking/tennis shoes, comfortable clothes, cellphone, water/vitamin water, and snacks.
-From interstate 15 at Ninth ave. in Escondido. Turn west and proceed 0.2 miles.
-Turn left here, so as to remain on Ninth (Auto Park Way continues straight ahead).
-Continue 0.6 mile west on Ninth to a forced left turn onto Hale ave.
-Go 0.3 mile south on Hale, and turn right on Harmony Grove Road.
-Go 0.3 mile west and turn sharply left to remain on Harmony Grove Road.
-After another 0.4 mile you must turn left again to remain on Harmony Grove Road, which becomes a rural byway at this point.
-Continue for 3 miles to the Elfin Forest reserve entrance on the left, near mile-marker 6 on Harmony Grove Road.
Elfin Forest Recreational Reserves Address: 8833 Harmony Grove Road, Escondido, CA 92029.
Carpool meeting location: Navy Federal Credit Union. 8660 Rio San Diego Dr. San Diego, CA 92108-5532