Wilderness Gardens Preserve

EASY 30 reviews
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Wilderness Gardens Preserve is a 3 mile loop trail located near Pala, California that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and walking and is best used from September until July.

DISTANCE
3.0 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
249 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

kid friendly

hiking

walking

views

hiking
7 days ago

Great day.. perfect weather! Saw my first rattle snake.. he was up close and personal lol.. blocked my path for a good 3 minutes .. then slid off and shook his rattle at me, as I ran by!

hiking
13 days ago

hiking
1 month ago

Nice quick little hike

hiking
2 months ago

Beautiful surroundings, easy hike

hiking
2 months ago

3 months ago

very relaxing and meditative

3 months ago

hiking
4 months ago

walking
4 months ago

hiking
8 months ago

10 months ago

Not impressed, it was easy, not much coverage. The one overlook was overlooking the highway. The pond was nice though.

hiking
11 months ago

hiking
11 months ago

hiking
11 months ago

Despite the heat of a particularly hot weekend, this was a very enjoyable hike. The trails are easy, some options for elevation gain and vistas. There is a small museum and ranger station partway along the main trail, and the pond affords some handy shade and lots of birds. Bring plenty of water - this hike can get hot.

11 months ago

hiking
Sunday, May 08, 2016

hiking
Sunday, February 14, 2016

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

hiking
Sunday, October 11, 2015

Easy and relaxing! Very mellow hike through the preserve with gorgeous views if you go on trail that heads up toward the ridge. Can be very warm even at 9am, so bring plenty of water.

Sunday, August 09, 2015

Looks like a nice spot, however for whatever reason they are closed for the month of August. Posted a photo of hours and days they are open, so everyone will know.