Stroll through downtown La Mesa and enjoy its quaint shops, eateries, and public art.
The La Mesa Arts Alliance is partnering with the community to create a Walking Art Trail through the downtown village. Inside the Walking Art Trail Brochure is a walking map showing the locations of the painted utility boxes and the artist who painted the individual box. Additional public art and local attractions are also highlighted on the walking map.
La Mesa Walks!
On Tuesdays enjoy a fun walk with friends and neighbors.Walk Schedule
The first and third Tuesday meet at various locations around La Mesa in the evening. (fast-paced walk)
The second and fourth Tuesday meet at 9am at the La Mesa Library. (slower-paced walk)
The "Stride" - 5 miles
An intermediate route with slight hills - start at Jackson Park.
The "Challenge" - 3-1/2 miles
An advanced route with hills and steps - start at Highwood Park.
La Mesa's Secret Stairs
Looking for a challenge? The City of La Mesa has several sets of public stairways in the Mt. Nebo / Windsor Hills area. Discover La Mesa's "Secret Stairs."
Please be aware the trails and stairs are in very close proximity to private homes. Please be respectful of these properties and do not engage in loud conversations or make noise during early morning and late evening workouts.