Location: La Jolla, UTC.
Route: Roads and pedestrian paths across the university's campus.
Distance: 3-mile outer campus loop.
Terrain: Moderately hilly.
Pavement: Mostly smooth roads and pedestrian paths. Road-side bike
lanes, where present, are narrow.
Traffic: Heavy vehicular and pedestrian on weekdays. Light on
weekends, except during special events.
Last Updated: Tue Feb 15 22:19:05 PST 2005
The outer loop road, marked by signs, is a nice
skate only when traffic is light, early in the morning or on the weekends. Bike
lanes, where marked, are very narrow. There are numerous stop signs and
crosswalks. However, the numerous pedestrian paths make it a fun place for
recreational skating. Moderately hilly.
Restrooms and water fountains are available on
Many campus police officers will ask you to
discontinue skating if they see you on the road, especially if there is
UPDATE: Tue Feb 15 22:19:05 PST 2005
The construction on Voigt Dr. through Warren
College is almost done, but there is still heavy construction traffic through
the area. This is the section between RIMAC and the Canyonview recreation
center. Please use caution.
From I-5 exit at Genesee Ave. and go west. After
ascending a huge hill, turn left onto N. Torrey Pines Rd. Turn left onto
Hopkins into UCSD at the first light. Parking on campus is regulated between
7am and 7pm on weekdays, but some lots require permits 24/7. Be sure to check
the signs where you park.
This information booth sits at the former
north entrance to the campus. There is a campus map and drinking fountain here.
Taking the bike path north to the intersection of N. Torrey Pines Rd. and
Genesee Ave. will lead you to the PCH skate up the
You can take Voigt Dr. over I-5 to skate
this additional loop of the Medical Campus, which is reasonably lit at
Ironically, at this central area of campus
there are no bike lanes.
Caution: Downhill to a 4-way stop. Turn
right onto Scholars Dr. to continue the campus loop. Proceeding straight down
Gilman Dr. will lead you to the Gilman bike path
connector to Pacific Beach.
After Scholars Dr. turns right sharply onto
Muir Lane and heads up a short hill, you will come to a 3-way stop. Turn left
onto Muir College Dr. At the next stop sign the road will turn sharply left.
Instead, head straight onto the wide pedestrian path back to the information
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