Verdugo Canyon Trail

MODERATE 1 reviews
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Verdugo Canyon Trail is a 9.2 mile out and back trail located near Trabuco Canyon, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
9.2 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1361 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

hiking

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wild flowers

wildlife

Directions from Lake Elsinore, CA: Travel southwest on Highway 74 venturing into the mountains, then passing the Visitor Center / Fire Station in El Cariso. Proceed another 3.6 miles on Hwy. 74 to reach trailhead parking. Take Bear Canyon Loop west to Four Corners (beginning of Verdugo Trail).

3 months ago

The trail is behind a locked gate on private cattle ranch property.