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Last updated:
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Solana Beach Library
Solana Beach, CA

Solana Beach

Sanction Number: 70

10Km (6.2 miles) and 5Km (3.1 miles)

Sponsor: San Diego County Rockhoppers - AVA 392/CA 23

For additional information call Steve d'Adolf at (858) 451-2130,
or EMail:

Start Location:
Solana Beach Library
157 Stevens Avenue
Solana Beach, CA 92075

Identify yourself as a walker at the circulation desk and ask for the walking box.

This is an honor-system, self-serve activity. Thank you for your cooperation.

Start/Stop Times:
This year-round event can be walked daily.

Access to the library is only available during normal business hours:

School In Session
Monday & Thursday: 7:30 am-6 pm
Tuesday & Wednesday: 7:30 am-8 pm
Friday: 7:30 am-5 pm
Saturday: 9:30 am-5 pm
Sunday: Closed

School Not In Session
Monday & Thursday: 9:30 am-6 pm
Tuesday & Wednesday: 9:30 am-8 pm
Friday: 9:30 am-5 pm
Saturday: 9:30 am-5 pm
Sunday: Closed

The library is closed on holidays.
When in doubt, call the library at (858) 755-1404

Available in the lower parking lot in the back of the library.

Dogs are allowed, on a leash, with clean-up.

Solana Beach Park

Trail Descriptions:

The 10Km walk goes along city streets to the beach, through some residential areas, then on a dirt trail in the San Elijo Lagoon Preserve.

It is rated a 2. Not suitable for strollers, wagons, or wheelchairs due to the dirt trail in the preserve. Water and rest rooms are available at the start/finish point, and along this route.

The 5Km walk goes along city streets to the beach, through some residential areas, and back.

It is rated a 1. Strollers, wagons, and wheelchairs ok. Water and rest rooms are available at the start/finish point, and along this route.

Solana Beach

Everyone is welcome to participate, and the events are free. For those that wish to receive IVV credit, the fee is $3.00.

You may walk twice in the same day on the same event for the same fee.

These events count for the earning of IVV Achievement Awards.

This walk qualifies for AVA Special Program - Railroad Heritage credit.

As with all events, there will be no refunds to those not completing the event.

Start Card:
There is no pre-registration, and everyone must obtain a start card and pay the appropriate fee if credit is desired. All start cards must be returned at the completion of the event.

Upon your return, stamp your books if credit is desired.

Remember, only one EVENT CREDIT for the first half year, and one event credit for the second half year may be entered in the event book for each event. You may participate for DISTANCE CREDIT without limit.

IVV credit is $3.00, others free.

Have a pen or pencil to use at the self-checkpoint.

Participants do so at their own risk. Every reasonable effort will be made by the sponsors to make the events safe and enjoyable for all. However, the sponsors, organizers, and the American Volkssport Association cannot be held responsible for any lost or stolen articles, accident, or injury of any kind at any time.

Special Thanks:
Special thanks to the administrative staff of the Solana Beach Library for their cooperation in making this year-round walk possible.


From I-5 - From the north or south, exit at Lomas Santa Fe Drive and head west for 1/3 mile. Turn left on Stevens Avenue. The library will be immediately on the right hand side. Pass the library and turn right into the library’s lower parking lot.

Solana Beach Library Map
Click on the map to enlarge it.

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