Day-use park that is the home of the nation's rarest pine tree and offers guided nature walks, hiking trails, and educational programs.

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Away Travel Expert: David Swanson
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RomanceExpert Rating 5.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
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  • Follow beautiful Torrey Pines Beach a few hundred yards south and you'll come to Black's Beach, a long-standing clothing-optional strand that is inaccessible by road.
  • Experience the coastline from the air. Torrey Pines Gliderport is the spot where aviation great Charles Lindbergh once set a length-of-flight record in a sailplane. Today's aviators leap into the void suspended from high-tech sails, gliding silently over the cliffs and pine trees. Flights for novices (with an instructor) are available; winds are at their most cooperative in the spring.
The torrey pine—America's rarest and most constrained pine tree—grows in only two tiny regions in the world. At San Diego's northern limits, the 2,000-acre torrey pines park is an invaluable parcel of undeveloped coast where the twisted,

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between La Jolla and Del Mar
Parking: 8 am until sunset
Price: General: $10 daily (some special rates apply)

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Telephone Number: (858) 755-2063
Price Information: General: $10 daily (some special rates apply)
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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