WALK UCSD in partnership with Human Resources
UC San Diego's picturesque campus is a great place to explore for walkers of all fitness levels.
Click a route names below for individual google maps. If you have a favorite route that isn't on campus, try Google's free Gmap Pedometer to plot it and calculate the number of steps.
6,200 steps (3.1 miles), one hill
From the north campus recreation/ athletic fields to Library Walk, follow the route of the Chancellor's Challenge 5K Run/Walk for Scholars, held each fall.
3,000 steps (1.5 miles), easy
This sidewalk route crosses the I-5 to connect the east and west portions of campus. See the Triton Baseball Stadium, UCSD's Preuss School, and the towering Challenge Course.
2,000 steps (1 mile), easy to moderate
A trail on uneven terrain winds through a shady fringe of eucalyptus trees; thousands were planted here for use as railway ties by the Santa Fe Railway.
1,000 steps (0.5 miles), easy
The UCSD School of Medicine enrolled its first class in 1968. Take a quick jaunt around the manicured quads of the Stein Clinical Research and Leichtag Family Foundation Biomedical Research buildings.