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Best trails in Temecula

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Looking for a great trail near Temecula, California? AllTrails has 17 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 Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park or Lakeview Park. Ready for some activity? There are 9 moderate trails in Temecula ranging from 1.4 to 13.1 miles and from 1,059 to 4,373 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 Temecula
Top trails (17)
#1 - Dripping Springs Campground Trail
Agua Tibia Wilderness
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Length: 12.4 mi • Est. 7 h 1 m
$5 day use feeShow more
#2 - Wild Horse Trail
Agua Tibia Wilderness
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Length: 12 mi • Est. 6 h 9 m
The hike starts at Dripping Springs campground. $5.00 to park if you don't have a National Park Pass. This hike is very similar to Dripping Springs (being that they're connected), nothing too difficuShow more
#3 - Agua Tibia Full Loop Trail
Agua Tibia Wilderness
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Length: 20.2 mi • Est. 10 h 45 m
Note: It costs $5 to park if you don't have an adventure pass.Show more
#4 - Vail Lake Loop
Temecula, California
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Length: 7.2 mi • Est. 3 h 28 m
Vail lake has great vistas, steep uphills, most less than 1/8th of a mile, great down hills, good all around ride. Show more
#5 - Harveston Lake Loop
Harveston Lake Park
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 24 m
There's a park for little ones, nice and flat sidewalk makes an easy go for strollers or wheelchairs, you can go fishing and have a little picnic at the picnic tables or even rent a little paddle boatShow more
#6 - Eagle Crag via Agua Tibia Loop
Agua Tibia Wilderness
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Length: 25.9 mi • Est. Multi-day
Agua Tibia full loop trail with an extension on the Cutca trail up to the Eagle Crag summit. Very difficult day hike, fairly strenuous overnight backpack with a place to camp just past the cutoff forShow more
#7 - Temecula to Vail Lake Overlook and Oak Mountain
Temecula, California
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Length: 7.9 mi • Est. 4 h 15 m
Temecula to Vail Lake Overlook and Oak Mountain is a 7.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Temecula, California that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primariShow more
#8 - DeLuz Overlook
Temecula, California
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 1 h 5 m
DeLuz Overlook is a 1.4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Temecula, California that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail ruShow more
#9 - Coyote and Transpreserve Trail Loop
Temecula, California
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 12 m
Coyote and Transpreserve Trail Loop is a 2.7 mile loop trail located near Temecula, California that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiShow more
#10 - Vail Lake MTB Trails
Temecula, California
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Length: 13.1 mi
Vail Lake MTB Trails is a 13.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Temecula, California that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for mountain bikinShow more
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