Elevation 1,591 Feet Above Sea Level
Mission Trails Regional Park
Cowles Mountain is the dominant feature of
Mission Trails Regional Park and
the highest point in the City of San Diego.
It was named to honor George A. Cowles,
a pioneer leader of San Diego County in the 1870's.
This mountain was part of the
Rancho Mission San Diego land grant.
Cowles Mountain was purchased jointly by the
City and County of San Diego
on December 31, 1974.
Dedicated October 1984
Submitted by @theluisfraire