Costal Ride to La Costa

Coastal rides provide the freedom to just ride north as far as you feel like, and then turn around. Here is another coastal ride, that turns around at La Costa, which is at the northern border of Leucadia and the southern border of Carlsbad. If you go straight on La Costa, you can ride Elfin Forest, which is the route that Swami's does. If you continue north along the coast, you can ride to Oceanside.

Difficulty: Easy-Moderate

Duration: 2-2.5 hours

Distance: 49.59 km

Climbing: 373 m


0.0 KM Start at North Torrey Pines Rd and Genesee Ave.

1.73 KM Head north on North Torrey Pines Road at Genesee.

10.64 KM Remember to stay left and *not* go down Jimmy Durante Rd. From here just stay along the coast on the main road.

24.53 KM Once you're through Leucadia, take a right turn onto La Costa Ave. Go over the railroad tracks, and then turn right, onto Vulcan Ave. Stay on this road, although it will change it's name to San Elijo Ave.

32.41 KM Turn right onto Chesterfield Dr. Cross the railroad tracks, and turn left onto Old Highway 101, back towards campus. From here you simply retrace your path.