Bernardo Mountain Summit Trail

Trailhead location #1: Escondido

Directions to Trailhead:  Take the I-15 freeway to Via Rancho Parkway and go east; turn right at Sunset Drive and look for the trailhead at the cul de sac at the end of the road, or you may park in the large fenced dirt parking lot at Sikes Adobe; take the trail marked “Coast to Crest Trail at North Shore Lake Hodges” that parallels I-15 and then goes underneath the I-15 freeway bridge.  Continue on this trail, past the David Kreitzer Lake Hodges Bicycle/Pedestrian Bridge and past Felicita Creek.  You will come to a sign indicating the beginning of the Bernardo Mountain Summit Trail on your right

Trailhead location #2: San Diego

Directions to Trailhead: Take the I-15 freeway to West Bernardo/Pomerado Road, go west and park in the Bernardo Bay parking lot on the right just before Rancho Bernardo Community Park, at 18448 W. Bernardo Dr.   From there, head down the concrete pathway to reach and cross the David Kreitzer Lake Hodges Bicycle/Pedestrian bridge.  When you reach the north side of the bridge, turn west (left).  Go past Felicita Creek.  You will come to a sign indicating the beginning of the Bernardo Mountain Summit Trail on your right.