Engelmann Oak Loop Trail is a 0.6 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Murrieta, CA that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running, horses, and mountain biking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
dogs on leash
from Hwy 15 heading south turn right on Clinton Keith Road, go pass the Visitor Center after around a mile you'll see the trailhead parking on the right side.
This is one of trail at Sylvan Meadows Multi-Use Area where you can ride your horse, walk your dog on leash or ride your mountain bike. You'll see hikers and some people jogging but most likely you'll see more mountain bikers on this trail. It's a nice trail not much shade because the environment are rolling hills of grassland ground cover with patches or group of trees along the trail that compliments the panoramic views. This is a trail where sun protection is a must and make sure to bring enough water.