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Rancho Peñasquitos is a suburban community located west of Interstate 15, north of Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve, south of the community of Rancho Bernardo and east of the Torrey Highlands Community in the northeastern part of the city of San Diego. State Route 56 traverses east-west through the central portion of the community. It is named after the first Mexican land grant in the county, Rancho Santa Maria de Los Peñasquitos. Peñasquitos means little cliffs in Spanish. It abuts Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve, an open space preserve that offers hiking, biking and equestrian trails. The most prominent feature of the community is Black Mountain which rises to an elevation of 1,500 feet.