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Best trails in Fallbrook

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Looking for a great trail near Fallbrook, California? AllTrails has 8 great hiking trails, trail 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 5 moderate trails in Fallbrook ranging from 1 to 7.8 miles and from 311 to 1,568 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
Santa Margarita County Preserve
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Length: 5 mi • Est. 2 h 20 m
This beautiful trail meanders along the Santa Margarita River. There is a large parking area at the trailhead, then the trail starts across the street. You'll likely see horseback riders along this trail. 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
#3 - Monserate Mountain Trail
Fallbrook, California
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 2 h 2 m
#4 - Los Jilgueros Preserve Trail
Los Jilgueros Preserve
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 31 m
#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
#7 - Rock Mountain Trail [CLOSED / PRIVATE PROPERTY]
Fallbrook, California
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 41 m
#8 - Santa Margarita Preserve Trail [CLOSED]
Santa Margarita County Preserve
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 31 m