Diamond Valley Lake North Trail is a 4.9 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Hemet, CA that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
dogs on leash
This trail skirts the hills just outside Diamond Valley Lake. There are 3 points along the trail that overlook the lake. From the Intersection of Menifee Road and Simpson you can choose 2 trails, South West trail starts with highest elevation gain, West offers mild elevation gain and then forks quarter mile in. At the fork you can choose higher elevation gain to left or gradual elevation gain to left. This trail offers different paths to form loops of varying difficultly. The peaks will be up and back with 400 to 600 ft elevation gain.