Get out and explore with a leisurely bike ride
to see our neighbors to the south in the City of
Carlsbad. You will be amazed by all there is to see and do
along the way! Explore the artisan and eclectic retail shops
throughout the South O shopping district. When crossing
over the Buena Vista Lagoon stop at the Nature Center
to discover the local wildlife. Shortly after crossing the
city limits, you will enter into the heart of Carlsbad Village
where there is a variety of restaurants, pubs, and gift
shops to explore.
Distance: 7 miles* Difficulty Level: Easy
to San Onofre State Park.
uns through Marine Corps
argest undeveloped portion
oastline, giving riders the
he natural terrain and to
erway. Note: All visitors
prior to arrival, see official
MISSION SAN JUAN
Continue north through San Onofre State Park an
additional 18 miles to explore South Orange County and
one of the most famous missions in California, Mission San
Juan Capistrano. While in the area, explore the neighboring
Los Rios Historic District, shops, and restaurants. If you don’t
feel like riding back to Oceanside, you can catch the train
from the San Juan Capistrano station.
Distance: 62 miles* Difficulty Level: Advanced
The Sleeping Indian bike route is a fun and
fast-pace terrain for the advanced rider that is
looking for an endurance challenge. The route mirrors the
starting leg for the international cycling event Race Across
America (RAAM) where athletes ride over 3,000 miles to
Annapolis, MD. Along the trail riders will see the diverse,
natural landscapes of Southern California that features
rolling hills, agriculture, and farm land.
Distance: 36 miles*
Difficulty Level: Advanced
Explore Oceanside Harbor on this casual, family-
friendly route. The harbor is a hidden gem,
sporting wide sandy beaches, epic surf conditions, and a
charming merchant village filled with shops and eateries.
Surrounding the harbor are many restaurants that have
outdoor patios with great vie ws of the water. Along the
eastern edge, near the harbor mouth is a large “Oceanside”
sign atop the hill. This is a great place to stop and take a
photo to document your adventures.
Distance: 4 miles* Difficulty Level: Easy
AN LUIS REY
re meets historic charm, enjoy
Mission San Luis Rey (1789).
y River Trail (a class 1 bicycle
habitat and seasonal birds.
largest of the 21 California
rs a glimpse back in time to
rrived along the California
ch, and enjoy spending the
culty Level: Easy
EVENTS Oceanside is home to a variety of
endurance events held throughout the year including
IRONMAN 70. 3 Oceanside, Race Across America
(RAAM), Bike the Coast-Taste the Coast and more.
With our mild climate and variations in scenery, Oceanside
is the perfect place to train and to participate in your next
Go to visitoceanside.org for a complete calendar of events. © R i
rou t e s All bike routes begin and end at the Oceanside Pier. For detailed route descriptions, interest points, and digital maps go to bikeoceanside.org