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Best trails in Ramona

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Looking for a great trail near Ramona, California? AllTrails has 21 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking 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 Cuyamaca Rancho State Park or Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Lake Poway Park or El Capitan County Preserve. Ready for some activity? There are 12 moderate trails in Ramona ranging from 1.5 to 15 miles and from 643 to 3,225 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 Ramona
Top trails (21)
#1 - Cedar Creek Falls Trail
Cleveland National Forest
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Length: 4.9 mi • Est. 2 h 40 m
A popular hike in San Diego County, the trail to Cedar Creek Falls is a challenging pathway through backcountry hills and down an exposed canyon to a spectacular waterfall. Based in eastern San Diego Show more
#2 - Woodson Mountain and Potato Chip Rock via Hwy 67
Ramona, California
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 2 h 29 m
This is the less trafficked approach from the east to the top of Woodson Mountain, where you'll find the famous Potato Chip rock. In the summer, be sure to take enough water, it gets extremely hot anShow more
#3 - Clevenger Canyon South West Trail
Cleveland National Forest
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 2 h 24 m
Clevenger Canyon South West Trail is a 4 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Ramona, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarilShow more
#4 - Mount Gower Open Space Preserve Trail
Mount Gower Open Space Preserve
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Length: 9 mi • Est. 5 h 6 m
Note: Mount Gower is closed in August due to extreme heat. Mt Gower Open Space is great for hiking and normally takes a half day. The trail starts off pretty flat, and after the first mile or so therShow more
#5 - Ramona Grasslands Preserve Trail
Ramona, California
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 1 h 25 m
This trail has reportedly reopened to half capacity, due to COVID-19.Show more
#6 - Barnett Ranch Preserve
Barnett Ranch Preserve
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 1 h 42 m
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#7 - Cedar Creek Falls via Eagle Peak Road
Cleveland National Forest
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Length: 5.2 mi • Est. 2 h 51 m
Permit required to hike the area. Reserve permit on recreation.gov In summer months, as temperatures on the trail are frequently 25F higher than temperatures in San Diego. There is no shade on the laShow more
#8 - West Side Road Trail
Cleveland National Forest
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 2 h 24 m
Views are nice and you can see the lake for a split moment between the mountains. It'll get your heart pumping a bit but it's great for beginners who are wanting to challenge themselves a little. BrinShow more
#9 - Pamo Road Trail
Cleveland National Forest
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Length: 5 mi • Est. 2 h 17 m
Pamo Road Trail is a 5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Ramona, California that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily useShow more
#10 - Orosco Truck Trail
Cleveland National Forest
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Length: 15 mi • Est. 7 h 30 m
Orosco Truck Trail is a 15 mile out and back trail located near Ramona, California. The trail is rated as moderate and is primarily used for hiking and running. Dogs are also able to use this trail buShow more
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