San Mateo Trail

HARD 2 reviews

San Mateo Trail is a 13.9 mile out and back trail located near Lake Elsinore, CA that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible year-round.

13.9 miles 1358 feet Out & Back

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Directions from Temecula, CA: Travel Interstate 15 to the Clinton Keith Road exit and go west, then south on Tenaja Road for a total of 9.9 miles. Turn right on Rancho California Road (FS 7S01). Continue 5 miles to trailhead.

hiking
23 days ago

not that hard until the end. 90 percent was moderate, the last section was difficult because of the incline but very doable for most people with breaks.

hiking
7 months ago

This was fun!