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Batiquitos Lagoon

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Batiquitos Dr, Carlsbad, CA
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Batiquitos Dr, Carlsbad, CA
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Batiquitos Lagoon is a terrific place for a relaxing stroll along the paths and trails. There are several improvements along the trails that have been installed as Eagle Scout projects and they certainly have improved the experience.

1  Thank Gordon C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love taking our dog for walks along the lagoon trail. We especially enjoy the several palapas built over benches by Boy Scout troops to help with creating a shady spot to sit and take in the beauty of the lagoon.

Thank Liz B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not exactly a secret though I doubt it's high on tourists' visiting lists. But it's actually a pretty cool place to take a walk. There's a small parking lot but street parking also seems to be allowed (though I'd check the signs before...More

Thank DTripper1
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We're always looking for places to walk that are nice and where we can take our little dog with us. This was a great walk. Ours was a one-hour walk. Nice views of the lagoon. Lots of other people with friendly dogs and friendly walkers....More

Thank Ingrid2a
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Always a beautiful lagoon to drive by as you cruise the coastline. I would agree that while a pleasant walk not the most beautiful when surrounded by so many other coastline views.

Thank BoboTravlr
Reviewed 5 May 2017

If you did not it was there, you would never know that Batiquitos Lagoon is right by Hwy.5 and the loss would be your bad. It is not that easy to find, but with GPS, it is just a few turns away. Park your car,...More

Thank Pfoskett
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I have always loved the lagoon and the wonderful trails around it. It is well maintained and has gorgeous view.

Thank Tiffany R
Reviewed 28 April 2017

This is a nice walk with a visitor center with friendly docents. Don't go after a rainstorm as it can be muddy. Look for egret and heron nests in early spring. Last visit I saw a couple of osprey.

Thank 1954Pam
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Since moving to the area a few months ago, I discovered, while doing my usual daily walk, a little trail along this wonderful lagoon. It's on the end which flows into the ocean, and from that particular vantage point, there is the most lovely view...More

Thank kasadalace
Reviewed 12 April 2017

From afar, the lagoon is a lovely natural feature. As it is tidal influenced, its attractiveness will vary with the tides. In any case, it is not a particularly attractive place close up for walks. The beach would be more preferred for a nature walk.

Thank daggertravel
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Response from Sophia V | Reviewed this property |
Get off the 5 on poinsettia lane and then go straight through Paseo del Norte, next turn right on batiquitos drive. Lastly, turn onto Gabbiano lane and drive all the way to the end and you will find the start of the trail... More