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Valley of The Moon and Blue Angels Peak

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Jacumba Wilderness Area

Valley of The Moon and Blue Angels Peak is a 8.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Jacumba, California that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Length 8.4 mi Elevation gain 1,801 ft Route type Loop

Dog friendly

Hiking

Nature trips

Walking

Bird watching

Views

Off trail

No shade

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Note: The southern section of this loop connecting Valley of the Moon and Blue Angels Peak does not have a clearly marked trail and requires off trail hiking.

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Reviews (18)
Photos (92)
Recordings (19)
Completed (33)
younghex User
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OHV/Off Road DrivingNo shadeRocky

I drove my stock 2 door jeep wrangler sport on this trail. I recommend 4x4 vehicles on this trail. there was one part that was too much of a challenge for my stock jeep I was able to continue with a different route. It kind of smells weird out here, I think it's one of the plants. was worried about board patrol by they just flew a helicopter over us and that was about it.

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Abe G.
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Hiking

This can hardly be considered a hiking trail, It is a off road vehicle trail. I would not recommend it, especially in hot conditions...

Martin Barnes
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HikingNo shadeOff trail

This hike surprised me, in a good way. The initial road leading up is a fairly steep road used primarily by boarder patrol and OHV’ers. Once at the top, all of the different rock formations were spectacular. There is a lot of evidence of foot traffic coming from the south but I never felt unsafe. The far south end of this route is definitely not a trail but more of a choose your own path up till it joins another trail. Like another reviewer said, I was thankful for Alltrails and a charged phone. Beautiful views in every direction and not another soul for most of the hike. I will definitely come back to do some exploring, and would highly recommend.

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Sophie Exdell
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HikingNo shadeOff trail
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Kyle Yaege
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OHV/Off Road DrivingOff trailRockyWashed out

Good trail. Very pretty. Moderate traffic (4 jeeps 10+ hikers) The route to valley of the moon on this app is not driveable (rock fall stops you about 1.0 mi short). I got out and hiked the balance, but I think you have to go over Blue Angel if you want to drive into the valley.

Eric Morley
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HikingNo shade

stayed on the trails - easy to follow, great views

James Christman
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HikingOff trailRockyScramble

Very unmarked after the border so make sure your phone is fully charged and can direct you. Some debris from migrants crossing the border. Lots of rock scrambling

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Amanda Cash
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Hiking

This trail is beautiful, but the recorded trail on all-trails isn't a legitimate trail. We modified it by doing two out abd backs. 10.5 miles ~1800 elevation gain

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Josh Watkins
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Toby Taylor
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Aaron D
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David Pocklington
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Aaron D
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Jenna Marten
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Jeff Hammond
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Carrie Hammond
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Adam Hertel
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Kevin Hardy
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