Palomar Mountain State Park (Thunder Springs/Chimney Flats)


Enjoy a picturesque trail up to Thunder Spring while hiking through oak and conifer forests. It gets a little steep, but the view is worth the climb. Palomar Mountain State Park is only 62 miles from the San Diego Natural History Museum.

Join the Museum’s Canyoneers for this and other guided hikes in southern California. Visit our website for a list of upcoming hikes.

PHOTO CREDIT: Jim Varnell, Canyoneers