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Best Trails in Lake Elsinore

Black Star Canyon Trail

Silverado, CA

Black Star Canyon Trail is a 15.6 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Silverado, CA that features a waterfall 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.

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East Horsetheif Trail

Lake Elsinore, CA

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Recent Reviews

on Bear Canyon Loop Trail to...
12 days ago

60 Completed30 Reviews

Nice hike. Not difficult. Do the loop to 4 Corners and back to parking and it's about 7 miles total.

on Fishermans Camp Trail
19 days ago

hiking
1 Completed1 Reviews

July 11th 2016. The app says 3.1 miles. Remember that this is only one way! The trail was a little overgrown but that is expected on a trail that is not well known. We passed fisherman camp and went on to the falls. After the falls we walked up the road back to our vehicle. The total distance with the falls was 8 miles. By 10am it was already over 90 outside. I went through 3 liters of water.

on Tenaja Falls Trail
19 days ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

Great trail. No water fall on 6-10-16. We will be back.

on Bear Canyon Loop Trail to...
24 days ago

3 Completed2 Reviews

on Fishermans Camp Trail
1 month ago

8 Completed6 Reviews

started at 8am it started to warm up quick. bring water. a bit of pestering by some yellow looking flies as it got warmer maybe just the season. beautiful canyon and mountain views. the creek was dry. little shade bring a hat. declines into canyon campimg area and if you go back the same route incline up back to trailhead. lots of shade in creek area. lots of birds singing saw plenty of lizards including a horned lizard and a toad inside of the sign in box (i set em free)

on Tenaja Falls Trail
1 month ago

3 Completed3 Reviews

Cool place to hang just be sure to watch out for mountain lions. Also not a whole lot of water but during the rain is amazing

on Fishermans Camp Trail
1 month ago

3 Completed3 Reviews

one of my favorites to hike so many beautiful scenes


1 month ago

on Tenaja Falls Trail
1 month ago

3 Completed3 Reviews

on Ortega Falls
1 month ago

3 Completed3 Reviews

on Ortega Falls
1 month ago

hiking
1 Completed1 Reviews

Nice little hike, unfortunately no water here in early June so I'd recommend coming after a few heavy rains in Fall or Spring. Cool views though!

on Tenaja Trail
1 month ago

3 Completed2 Reviews

one of my family's favorite hikes!

on Bear Canyon Loop Trail to...
1 month ago

hiking
3 Completed5 Reviews

Great hike!

on Bear Canyon Loop Trail to...
1 month ago

hiking
3 Completed5 Reviews

on Tenaja Falls Trail
2 months ago

hiking
10 Completed7 Reviews

Great hike, lots of ups and downs, half shade and half sun. Not any water except for a trickle at the falls. Some good camping spots a Fishermans or farther near the falls.

If you want to make this a longer trip (9 miles) you can start from the Fishermans trail and take that all the way to the falls.

on Cariso Truck Trail
2 months ago

2 Completed2 Reviews

I was actually looking for los pinos peak and couldn't find access. The hike is very easy and wide trails. Overall a decent quick 2 HR. Hike.

on Sitton Peak Truck Trail
2 months ago

hiking
12 Completed5 Reviews

I would definitely recommend this trail for a solid but not too strenuous day hike! The last 1/3 - 1/2 mile heading to the peak was the most strenuous with some VERY steep grades!

The terrain is scenic with lots of different wild flowers and native shrubs. We did this hike in late May and ran into a lot of flies. Forces you to keep moving. :)

Not too many hikers and the peak was very quiet and peaceful.

Note, I think the track associated with this hike on AllTrails is incorrect - it's too long. However, the tracks recorded by other hikers seem to look more accurate. We didn't record our hike.

on Ortega Falls
2 months ago

hiking
1 Completed1 Reviews

A must see after a heavy rain. if you scramble to the top there are small rock pools to enjoy.

on Tenaja Trail
2 months ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

on Ortega Falls
2 months ago

rock climbing
1 Completed1 Reviews

Good work out nice rock climbing no water :-(.