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Guajome Regional Park

Leave nothing but footprints; take nothing but pictures; kill nothing but time.” John Kay


  • Run or Hike: Run
  • Date: 19 November 2018
  • Distance: (Garmin) 3.8 Miles
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Elevation Gain (Garmin): 203 ft
  • Elapsed Time: 33:58
  • Max Elevation (Garmin): 221 ft
  • Min Temp (Garmin): 54 F
  • Max Temp (Garmin): 65 F
  • Avg Temp: 56 F
  • Start Time: 0700

Parking Info:

The official address is 3000 Guajome Lake Road, Oceanside, CA 92057. But, you can also park in the lower picnic area off of North Santa Fe Drive. Additionally there are run-in entrances all along Guajome Lake Road and N Santa Fe. The park also connects to the San Luis Rey River Trail on the northern side of route 76.

Parking is $3

GPS Map of My Run:

Quick Synopsis:

Guajome Regional Park (or Guajome County Park) is a nice little wilderness in Oceanside, Ca. Day use hours are 0930 to sunset, though I’ve never had issues running in earlier than that. This park is near my parents house so I do a lot of easy trail runs here. There are 4.5 miles of well maintained trails with a few nice hill kickers throughout. There is a nice lake to run around too. You cannot get lost in here and the park is not too highly trafficked though you will run into other people. If you need to do more mileage, simply reverse course and it feels like a completely different run. There’s plenty of variety in the park, from forested single track, to exposed little climbs, but you will almost always be able to see neighborhoods and hear vehicle traffic. Overall I wouldn’t necessarily go out of my way to run here (unless you are KOM hunting), but if you are local it’s a great change of pace from running along the roads with a view really nice views towards Camp Pendleton.

For more information visit the San Diego Parks Website :

Here is the elevation profile to help you pace this trail run in the future:

A Few Photos (Taken with a GoPro HERO5 Session):

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