Things to Do

With two state parks just minutes away and thousands of miles of hiking trails, there is no shortage of outdoor activities near The Outpost! Check out some of the best that the area has to offer.

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Check out some of the top hiking trails in Mount Laguna. Whether you need a place to fuel up before you hit the trail or a place to rest your feet when you’re done, we’d love to see you here at The Outpost!

Garnet Peak

4 miles • Out & Back • Moderate


Mount Laguna is home to some of the top-rated mountain biking trails in San Diego. Check out some of the most popular local mountain biking trails below!

Trail Running

With great weather year-round, trail running is a great way to get some exercise in the great outdoors in San Diego. Mount Laguna is no exception as there are some incredible running trails right in our backyard here at The Outpost. 

Pacific Crest Trail

The Pacific Crest Trail stretches 2,653 miles from its southern terminus at the US-Mexico border to its northern terminus on the Canada-US border in British Columbia. Mount Laguna is often one of the first stops for many of the northbound PCT thru-hikers. The PCT is rich in history and lore and The Outpost is located just minutes from the famed trail. To learn more about the trail, visit the Pacific Crest Trail Association website

State Parks

The Outpost is positioned right in between two of San Diego’s best state parks. To the west, you will find Cuyamaca Rancho State Park which features hundreds of miles of hiking trails, an old abandoned mine, and beautiful Lake Cuyamaca. To the east, you will find Anza-Borrego Desert State Park which boasts features such as off-road vehicle trails, beautiful slot canyons, and colorful badlands to go along with the unique desert flora and fauna of Southern California.