Beautiful Bonsall encompasses approximately 32.8 square miles of hills and valleys 40 miles north of downtown San Diego and bordered by of Fallbrook to the north, Oceanside to the west, Valley Center to the east, and Vista to the south. It is located in the rolling foothills of the unincorporated area of northern San Diego County and home to the famous San Luis Rey Downs Training Center for thoroughbred racehorses and many other equestrian facilities. Bonsall’s hill and valley topography has resulted in a predominance of low-density estate residential lots and agricultural land uses. Bonsall is known for its golf courses and thriving equestrian facilities. The residents of Bonsall enjoy living the peaceful country life while having quick access to everything the cities around it provide.