Gates open at 7:15 am and close at Sunset.
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
Driving Directions to Torrey Pines SNR
From Hwy 5, exit on Carmel Valley Road and drive west for about 1.5 miles till you reach the Coast Highway 101. Turn left and proceed along the beach for about a mile. The park entrance is on your right just before the highway begins to climb the Torrey Pines grade.
Camping and Lodging
Online reservations are not available for this park.
Brochures and Campground Maps
Upcoming Park Events
Torrey Pines State Beach can also be reached by trail from the Reserve.
Annual Passes are sold at the Lodge and Museum daily from 11AM-1PM. Annual Passes are no longer sold at the entrance station operated by our concessionaire, LAZ Parking.
Torrey Pines prohibits dogs anywhere within the reserve and beach boundaries (even within a vehicle).
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve is located between La Jolla and Del Mar, California, north of San Diego. From Hwy 5, exit on Carmel Valley Road and drive west for about 1.5 miles till you reach the Coast Highway 101. Turn left and proceed along the beach for about a mile. The park entrance is on your right just before the highway begins to climb the Torrey Pines grade.
Docent-Led Hikes: Every weekend day and nationally-observed holidays at 10:00 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Docent-Led Children’s Program: Offered September through May of the school year: first Tuesday of each month, and each Thursday and Friday, excluding Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day weeks. More information on the reservation process is available at: Group Field Trips and Hikes (Torrey Pines Docent Society)
Available Activities and Facilities at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
Env. Learning/Visitor Center
Exhibits and Programs
Nature & Wildlife Viewing
Restrooms / Showers
Drinking Water Available