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Best trails in Aguanga

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Looking for a great trail near Aguanga, California? AllTrails has 12 great hiking trails, views trails, walking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Mount San Jacinto State Park or Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Volcan Mountain Wilderness Preserve or San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 6 easy trails in Aguanga ranging from 1 to 25.1 miles and from 1,994 to 5,964 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Aguanga
Top trails (12)
#1 - Thunder Spring Trail
Palomar Mountain State Park
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Length: 3.6 mi • Est. 1 h 58 m
Thunder Spring Trail is a 3.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Aguanga, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hikiShow more
#2 - Palomar Observatory Trail
Cleveland National Forest
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Length: 4.6 mi • Est. 2 h 22 m
Note: The observatory is closed due to COVID-19 measures. Please note that the observatory closes at 3:30 PM every day.Show more
#3 - Boucher Trail and Scott's Cabin Loop
Palomar Mountain State Park
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 1 h 53 m
Boucher Trail to fire tower overlook, then Adams Trail to Scott's Cabin Trail back to Silvercrest Picnic Area. There is a small fee to enter the state park.Show more
#4 - Lower Doane and Weir Trail Loop and Doane Pond
Doane Valley Natural Preserve
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 17 m
This easy trail offers you an opportunity to relax and enjoy one of California's finest natural outdoor areas. The Doane Valley Nature Trail is a great place to see the wide variety of plants that gShow more
#5 - Palomar Divide Road
Palomar Mountain State Park
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Length: 25.1 mi
Access to this trail is gated and it is also subject to closure based on wet weather or fire danger. See here for most up to date closure info: https://www.fs.usda.gov/detailfull/cleveland/alerts-notiShow more
#6 - Scotts Cabin Trail
Palomar Mountain State Park
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 38 m
1.2 miles each way. Easy to moderate, with up and downhill slopes each way. Lots of wildlife, tree cover and birdlife. Bug spray a must. Trail narrow in areas. Poison oak present. Very beautiful trailShow more
#7 - High Point Truck Trail
Cleveland National Forest
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Length: 6.6 mi
Subject to closure based on wet weather or fire danger.Show more
#8 - Doane Valley Nature Trail
Doane Valley Natural Preserve
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 30 m
Doane Valley Nature Trail is a 1 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Aguanga, California that features beautiful wild flowers. The trail is good for all skill levels and primarily used forShow more
#9 - Fry Creek Trail
Cleveland National Forest
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Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 50 m
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 hikiShow more
#10 - Silvercrest Loop
Palomar Mountain State Park
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 41 m
Silvercrest Loop is a 1.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Aguanga, California that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walkShow more
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