Best trails in Fallbrook

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Looking for a great trail near Fallbrook, California? AllTrails has 8 great hiking trails, running trails, dogs leash 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 Palomar Mountain State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Lake Poway Park or Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve. Ready for some activity? There are 4 moderate trails in Fallbrook ranging from 1 to 7.8 miles and from 311 to 1,564 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 Fallbrook
Top trails (8)
#1 - Santa Margarita River Trail
Fallbrook, California
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Length: 5 mi • Est. 2 h 20 m
Note to horseback riders: Areas of the trail that are not horse-friendly (too rocky) are marked and alternative paths are available if your horse can cross shallow water.Show more
#2 - Monserate Mountain Trail Loop
Fallbrook, California
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 2 h 35 m
Monserate Mountain Trail Loop is a 4.1 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Fallbrook, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily usedShow more
#3 - Monserate Mountain Trail
Fallbrook, California
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 2 h 2 m
Monserate Mountain Trail is a 3.1 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Fallbrook, California that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily Show more
#4 - Los Jilgueros Preserve Trail
Fallbrook, California
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 31 m
NOTE: It has been reported that the parking lot is CLOSED due to COVID-19. Please see the park's website for up to date information.Show more
#5 - Santa Margarita River Trail: De Luz Roa to North Stage Coach Lane
Santa Margarita County Preserve
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Length: 7.8 mi • Est. 3 h 30 m
Note: This trail may currently be closed due to high water levels. For more information, please see https://www.wildlandsconservancy.org/preserve_santamargarita.htmlShow more
#6 - Heller's Bend Preserve Trail
Fallbrook, California
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 1 h 10 m
Heller's Bend Preserve Trail is a 1.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Fallbrook, California that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a numberShow more
#7 - Rock Mountain Trail [CLOSED / PRIVATE PROPERTY]
Fallbrook, California
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 41 m
Rock Mountain Trail [CLOSED / PRIVATE PROPERTY] is a 1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Fallbrook, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. TShow more
#8 - Santa Margarita Preserve Trail [CLOSED]
Santa Margarita County Preserve
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 31 m
Santa Margarita Preserve Trail is a 1.2 mile out and back trail located near Fallbrook, California that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walkiShow more