Rancho Penasquitos is a quaint, comfortable community located in northeastern San Diego in beautiful southern California. Rancho Penasquitos takes its name from the varied geography of the area. Meaning “land of little hills,” this community sits amid cliffs and palisades offering breathtaking vistas of the San Diego countryside. The Penasquitos Canyon Preserve provides ample hiking, biking, horse trails, and other recreational activities. A very distinctive landmark of Rancho Penasquitos is the peak of Black Mountain, which rises up to 1,500 feet. Many other neighborhood parks contribute to the preservation of the great natural scenery here.
The excellent schools in Rancho Penasquitos are included in the Poway Unified School District, one of the highest scoring districts in the county. In addition, the community supports the abundant social and recreational activities for children. Rancho Penasquitos is known for its prolific Little League program, once the biggest in the country. All of these features make Rancho Penasquitos a very desirable place to live, raise a family or just enjoy the natural beauty and close proximity to the ocean blue.