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Scenic Walks and Hiking Trails

There are many scenic walks and hiking trails to enjoy near to the condo, including the following:
  • Scenic walk: Plaza Maria / Plaza Dolores (1 block from condo)
  • Scenic walk: Bernardo Winery (5 blocks from condo)
  • Scenic walk to Hiking Trails: Plaza Otoneal Entrance to Poway Trail System (4 blocks from condo)
  • Hiking Trails: Poway Trail System (entrance 4 blocks from condo)

Scenic Walk: Plaza Maria / Plaza Dolores

(1 block from condo) From the condo, cross Paseo Del Verano to the street of Plaza Dolores. Then, walk up the hill on Plaza Dolores and down the hill on Plaza Maria. (The two streets, Plaza Dolores and Plaza Maria, connect to each other.) The view coming down the hill is spectacular. The following is a photo.

Scenic Walk: Bernardo Winery

(5 blocks from condo) From the condo, walk north on Paseo Del Verano for about five blocks to the Bernardo Winery. Then, stroll around the gardens, historical relics, shops and restaurants. For information and pictures of the Bernardo Winery, click here.

Scenic Walk to Hiking Trails: Plaza Otoneal Entrance of the Poway Trail System

(4 blocks from condo) From the condo, walk north on Paseo Del Verano for about 3 blocks to Plaza Otoneal. Turn right on Plaza Otoneal and walk up the hill for one block to the end of the street. Then, use the sidewalk path to cross over into the Plaza Otoneal entrance of the Poway Trail System (as shown in video 1 below) and walk on the trails (as shown in video 2 below). See the next section for information on the Poway Trail System.

 
 
Video 1: Using the Plaza Otoneal entrance to enter a trail in the Poway Trail System.
Video 2: Continuing on the trail, going up a hill and seeing a view of Oaks North and surrounding mountains. The trail continues for miles in both directions.

Hiking Trails: Poway Trail System

(Entrance 4 blocks from condo) The Poway Trail System consists of miles of well-maintained hiking trails winding around the Poway hills, mountains, and lakes.  The previous section describes how to enter into this system of trails from Plaza Otoneal. There are many other entrances to the trail system.  See the following link for information on the Poway Trail System: http://powaytrails.com/trails.