Map of SR-56 Bike Trail


SR-56 Bike Trail

SR-56 Bike Trail California map area

SR-56 Bike Trail


10.5 miles




San Diego


natural areas along SR-56, natural vegetation and wildlife


Los Peñasquitos Canyon Trails


San Diego
North San Diego County

The SR-56 Bike Trail is a 10.5-mile long route with a paved pathway located along California State Route 56, just east of Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve in the northern portion of San Diego. The trail is adjacent to the freeway, but there are long stretches without road crossings.

The trail connects to the many hiking trails in this area and goes through the natural areas along the way.


The SR-56 Bike Trail is paved and there are long stretches with few road crossings. The trail is open for bike riding, running and walking. Most of the trail is located off street with a short section where trail users will ride along Asuza Street to reach the next section of the trail. At the east end, the trail is adjacent to Ted Williams Parkway.

There is a 542 foot gain in elevation over the entire route.


The SR-56 Bike Trail is located entirely in the San Diego city boundaries going past the neighborhoods of Torrey View Estates, Carmel Valley, Palacio Del Mar, Costa Del Sol West, Torrey Santa Fe, Milazzo and Carmel Mountain Ranch.

Points of Interest

The SR-56 Bike Trail goes past the following points of interest:

Carmel Valley
San Diego Jewish Academy
Kaiser Permanente Carmel Valley Medical Center
Cal Coast Academy
Shaw Valley
Deer Canyon
Carmel Mountain Ranch Community Center
Nearby Trails

The SR-56 Bike Trail connects to the many hiking trails in this part of San Diego.

End Points

The southwest end of the SR-56 Bike Trail is located off of El Camino Real to the southeast of the interchange between Interstate 5 and Highway 56 in San Diego.

The northeast end of the trail is located at the intersection of Ted Williams Parkway and Sabre Springs Parkway in San Diego.


Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the SR-56 Bike Trail in San Diego, California.