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Potato Chip Rock, Poway

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Must see · Geologic Formation · Landmark
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  • Pretty hike, even on the shorter 4 mile route up the access road. People seem to be pretty courteous and helpful with getting pics at the rock so the wait didn't seem that long even though it was...  more »
  • 2nd time at potato chip rock in San Diego. I woke up at 8am to summit both of my papers. Afterward, decided to drove my-self 150 miles to San Diego @ Potato chip rock. what a fun day, started off...  more »
  • It's a good hike. Seen a rattler or two. Bring lots and lots of water and don't forget your sunscreen. suggest you bring lots of patience if you want to take a picture on the potato chip rock because everybody and their mom wants to take pictures too. Prepare for at least a 30 minute wait on a good day. Other than that, it's pretty good. Lots of parking and easy to get to.
  • The views are worth the hike! There are two types of trails to the chip rock. A longer trail with gradual incline or a shorter trail with a lot of incline. So choose to your liking! But make sure to go early in the morning (so the sun is not beating down on you the whole time), bring sufficient amount of water, apply sunscreen, and do your research on parking.

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