Permit and Application l Schedule l Public Safety l Rules and Regulations
The Stowe Trail is approximately 4 miles long and parallels the eastern border of MCAS Miramar and is marked with appropriate signs to facilitate access to the trail by members of the San Diego community who have obtained a valid permit. Applications for permits must be submitted through the MCAS Miramar Provost Marshal’s Office. The official MCAS Miramar website contains pertinent information regarding the process to obtain a permit and appropriate use of the trail.
*Note: There are no other trails aboard MCAS Miramar that will be opened.
Stowe Trail Permit Application and Access
Stowe Trail Permit Application (PDF)
Stowe Trail Liability Waiver (PDF)
Follow the instructions below to apply for access to Stowe Trail:
1. Download the background form and liability waiver via the link on this web page.
2. Read the liability waiver but DO NOT SIGN, this document must be witnessed at Vehicle Registration. If you do not agree to the liability waiver's provisions you will not be issued a pass and may stop the application here.
3. Fill out and sign the background document; instructions are on page 2 of the SECNAV 5512/1 form (Stowe Trail Permit Application) .
4. Bring the completed application/background document and liability waiver, with all required supporting identification in person to B6200, Vehicle Registration, MCAS Miramar (Accessed via I-15, take the Miramar Way exit, then west bound on Miramar Way) Use the right lane and inform the gate sentry that you need to drop off your background form for Stowe Trail.
5. Allow 10 working days and then call Vehicle Registration at: 858-577-1463 to see if your background application is approved, denied or still pending.
6. If approved, you will be assigned a specific day that you can come to Building 6200, Vehicle Registration, MCAS Miramar to be photographed and receive your permit.
7. Enter Vehicle Registration and obtain a copy of your approved background form.
8. Once you have the background form, take it to the building adjacent to Vehicle Registration.
9. Provide the form to an official at Vehicle Registration and wait to receive your Stowe Trail identification card (permit).
Note: Wait times to receive the identification card may vary as uniformed personnel and civilian base employees have priority.
Note: Only U.S. Citizens are eligible to apply for a Stowe Trail permit.