Ho Chi Minh Trail

2800 Torrey Pines Scenic Drive, La Jolla, CA 92037

If you’re up for the adventure, take extreme caution when hiking down the Ho Chi Minh Trail. This popular technical trail will challenge you as you navigate steep sandstone, slippery terrain through rock canyons, over plank bridges, and a dramatic final descent with the help of a rope. Wear shoes with a good grip, stay hands-free, and have fun!

  • Features Small Slot Canyon

  • Avoid this hike during the wet season

  • Access to Black’s Beach

  • Unique and one-of-a-kind terrain

  • Hiking grade shoes are recommended


  • 0.7 miles

  • 15-20 minutes

  • Not dog friendly

  • Challenging terrain

  • Parking alongside La Jolla Farms Road

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