Directions to Helen Woodward Animal Center

I-5 Northbound
I-5 Southbound
I-15 Northbound
I-15 Southbound

Directions

Traveling North on I-5

If traveling north on Interstate 5 (coming from downtown San Diego), take the Del Mar Heights Rd exit.  Turn right onto Del Mar Heights Rd. and left onto El Camino Real.  Travel approximately 1 mile before turning right onto San Dieguito Road.

The Center has 2 entrances:

IF VISITING: CLUB PET BOARDING EQUINE HOSPITAL
  PET ENCOUNTER THERAPY THERAPEUTIC RIDING ARENA
  COMPANION ANIMAL HOSPITAL (now open!)
 

HWAC ADMINISTRATION  (fundraising, operations, public relations, accounting  or human resources)

Then travel approximately 4 miles on San Dieguito Road.  Turn left off San Dieguito Rd. onto Helen Woodward Way, just after the Mobil station and before you reach the light at El Apajo Road.  See map on this website for parking and directions once on-site.

IF VISITING ADOPTIONS EDUCATION CENTER
  THERAPEUTIC RIDING OFFICES VOLUNTEERING
  ANIMEALS  

Then stay on San Dieguito Rd. past the Mobil station all the way to the stoplight at El Apajo Road.  Turn left onto El Apajo Road.  We are located on the left hand side of the road at 6461 El Apajo Rd across from the fire station.   

Traveling South on I-5

If traveling south on Interstate 5 (coming from Oceanside), take the Via de la Valle exit. Turn left onto Via de la Valle.  At the fourth light, turn right onto El Camino Real.  Turn left onto San Dieguito Rd.  

The Center has 2 entrances:

IF VISITING: CLUB PET BOARDING EQUINE HOSPITAL
  PET ENCOUNTER THERAPY THERAPEUTIC RIDING ARENA
  COMPANION ANIMAL HOSPITAL (now open!)
 

HWAC ADMINISTRATION  (fundraising, operations, public relations, accounting  or human resources)

Then travel approximately 4 miles on San Dieguito Road.  Turn left off San Dieguito Rd. onto Helen Woodward Way, just after the Mobil station and before you reach the light at El Apajo Road.  See map on this website for parking and directions once on-site.

IF VISITING ADOPTIONS EDUCATION CENTER
  THERAPEUTIC RIDING OFFICES VOLUNTEERING
  ANIMEALS  

Then stay on San Dieguito Rd. past the Mobil station all the way to the stoplight at El Apajo Road.  Turn left onto El Apajo Road.  We are located on the left hand side of the road at 6461 El Apajo Rd across from the fire station.   

Traveling North on I-15

If traveling north on Interstate 15, take the Poway Road/Rancho Penasquitos Blvd. exit.  Turn left onto Rancho Penasquitos Blvd.  Follow the signs to take Interstate 56 traveling west. Exit onto Camino del Sur. Turn right onto Camino del Sur and travel through Santa Luz until you reach Del Sur properties.  Turn left onto San Dieguito Rd.  Drive to the stoplight at El Apajo Road.  

The Center has 2 entrances:

IF VISITING ADOPTIONS EDUCATION CENTER
  THERAPEUTIC RIDING OFFICES VOLUNTEERING
  ANIMEALS  

Then turn right onto El Apajo Rd.  We are located on the left hand side of the road at 6461 El Apajo Road across from the fire station.

IF VISITING: CLUB PET BOARDING EQUINE HOSPITAL
  PET ENCOUNTER THERAPY THERAPEUTIC RIDING ARENA
  COMPANION ANIMAL HOSPITAL (now open!)
 

HWAC ADMINISTRATION  (fundraising, operations, public relations, accounting  or human resources)

Then continue straight through the stoplight and turn right at the first street (Helen Woodward Way, formerly Calle del Nido Rd).   See map on this website for parking and directions once on-site. 

Traveling South on I-15

If traveling south on Interstate 15, take the Valley Parkway exit in Escondido.  Turn right onto Valley Parkway and continue for approximately 10 miles as it turns into Del Dios Highway.  Turn left onto Via de la Valle.  At the first light, turn left onto Calzada del Bosque.  At the dead end, turn right onto Via de Santa Fe.  Stay on the road as it curves to your left and turns into El Apajo Road.  

The Center has 2 entrances:

IF VISITING ADOPTIONS EDUCATION CENTER
  THERAPEUTIC RIDING OFFICES VOLUNTEERING
  ANIMEALS  

Then turn right into the Center’s parking lot at 6461 El Apajo Road across from the fire station.

IF VISITING: CLUB PET BOARDING EQUINE HOSPITAL
  PET ENCOUNTER THERAPY THERAPEUTIC RIDING ARENA
  COMPANION ANIMAL HOSPITAL (now open!)
 

HWAC ADMINISTRATION  (fundraising, operations, public relations, accounting  or human resources)

Then continue past the main El Apajo Rd. entrance to the stoplight. Turn right on San Dieguito Rd. and right onto Helen Woodward Way (formerly Calle del Nido Rd.) at the Helen Woodward sign.  See map on this website for parking and directions once on-site.