Northeast of San Diego and Escondido, the 3,000 acre Daley Ranch is a preserved open space with 20+ miles of multi-use hiking trails. Six distinct trails cover most of the property. Most popular are the Boulder Loop Trail (2.4 miles) which affords outstanding views of Escondido, and the Ranch House Loop (2.5 miles), which passes two small ponds and the site of Daleys original log cabin.
To reach the northern entrance from Escondido, head north on Broadway to Couger Pass Road. The entrance is 0.5 miles south of Alps Way.
Overall, Daley Ranch is the 51st most popular hiking trail of all 88 hikes in California.