Torrey Pines State Reserve is the home of our nation's rarest pine tree - Pinus torreyana. A picturesque, pueblo-style structure that served as a restaurant when it was built in 1923 houses the visitor center, featuring interpretive displays. Picnicking and camping are prohibited in the reserve. The park is located at 2600 N. Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla 920377. Phone 858-755-2063.
The Discovery Trail is accessible for up to 0.5 mile along coastal bluffs. Begin from the All Access Trail, travel about 0.2mile to join the Discovery Trail. Trailhead and accessible parking for the Discovery (and All Access) trails at East day use lot adjacent to visitor center/lodge. Restroom: An accessible restroom is across the road at west day use lot.
Visitor Center. A historic lodge serves as a visitor center. A usable accessible route leads around the side of the building to the north door. Some assistance may be required with slopes or entry thresholds. The exhibits are generally accessible. A video room is generally accessible, but some assistance may be needed at the narrow entry. One captioned video is available, and another is coming. A script is available upon request for the slide show. Parking. There are two designated accessible spaces in both the east and west lots. The east lot is located adjacent to the Lodge, and the west is across the road from the Lodge. Restroom. A generally accessible restroom is located in the west parking lot.