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Fry Creek Trail is a 1.5 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Aguanga, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips and is accessible year-round.

Length 1.5 mi Elevation gain 331 ft Route type Loop

Kid friendly

Hiking

Nature trips

Walking

Forest

Views

Wild flowers

Wildlife

No dogs

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Getting There

California Travel and Tourism Commision, P.O. Box 1499 , Sacramento, CA, 95812-1499, Phone: 800-862-2543

Directions from San Diego, CA: Drive north on Interstate 15 to Highway 76 (Oceanside-Pala exit). Head east on Hwy. 76 to S6 and drive north toward Palomar Mountain. Follow S6 to Fry Creek Campground. Trailhead parking is just outside the campground along S6 (trail users may not use the campground for parking). The trailhead is located near the campground fee station just inside the entrance.

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Brad Denbo
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Stephen Wolf
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HikingBlowdownOver grownScramble

Great trail but after the rains and snow we’ve had up here the trail is blown out making it hard to know where the trail continues. I’m sure it will be fixed by the time the camp site opens again.

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Alo Sarv
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Kevin Shotas
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HikingOff trailOver grown

Decent trail, but definitely some over grown and under marked areas of the trail. Went off trail a few times to try to continue on the hike. Needs maintenance.

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Steve Robenalt
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Fun, well marked. Good shade cover, quiet during the week.

Amanda Caruso
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Love Fry Creek. The trail that wraps around the campground was super easy and enjoyable. My 7 & 4 year olds were able to trek the whole thing with no problems and we completed it in about 1 hour with them. My biggest issue with this trail (and this area in general) is all the bugs. All part of being outdoors and that's fine but just be prepared for flies all up in your face! Lots and lots of poison oak so be mindful of that as well but we will for sure do this hike many more times I'm sure!

Anna Wu
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Hiking

It's a short easy trail that loops around the Fry Creek Campground, something relaxing to do before checking out. I looped the trail counterclockwise, I must have missed a turn toward the end and came out near site 8 & 9 instead of behind the restroom.

Rebecca K.
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The trail was covered in ants. Whenever I would stop the ants would already be crawling onto my shoes and biting at my legs. We did see a deer and saw lots of deer plants. The bugs flying around were pretty bad too.

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Sharon Betzalel
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michael morey
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Stephen Wolf
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Whitney Hoppes
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Mike Fabrie
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Mike Lewis
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Calvin See
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Stephen Wolf
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michael morey
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Bill Garrett
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Tom Chalgren
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Preston Greene
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Emilía Turner
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Anna Wu
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