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Hiking Woodson Mountain- The Mountain of the Moonlit Rocks

San Diego rocks!

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Indians called it “Mountain of the Moonlit Rocks”, while early settlers dubbed it “Cobbleback Peak”, both names appropriately describes the rugged, boulder strewn slopes of Woodson Mountain.

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However, this mountain for the past 100 years appeared on maps simply as “Woodson Mountain”, in honor of Dr. Woodson who homesteaded some property nearby over 100 years ago. – source: Jerry Schad’s A Foot and A Field in San Diego County.

There are various trailheads to go to Woodson Mountain Peak, to learn more about the different hiking trails that will lead you to the summit of Mt Woodson, please click here.

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October 7, 2007 at 3:52 am 6 comments


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