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Best trails in Warner Springs

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Looking for a great trail near Warner Springs, California? AllTrails has 10 great hiking trails, trail running trails, views 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 6 moderate trails in Warner Springs ranging from 6.4 to 10.6 miles and from 2,946 to 5,187 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 Warner Springs
Top trails (10)
#1 - Eagle Rock via the PCT
Cleveland National Forest
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Length: 6.4 mi • Est. 3 h 9 m
Eagle Rock via the PCT is a 6.4 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Warner Springs, California that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hShow more
#2 - Hot Springs Mountain Trail
Los Coyotes Indian Reservation
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Length: 9.5 mi • Est. 5 h 25 m
$10 per person fee, station opens at 8am.Show more
#3 - Oak Grove Trail to High Point
Palomar Mountain State Park
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Length: 13 mi • Est. 7 h 36 m
NOTE: Parking is behind the fire station near a large oak tree. Adventure pass is required. Show more
#4 - PCT: CA Section B - Warner Springs to Highway 10
San Bernardino National Forest
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Length: 87.7 mi • Est. Multi-day
Beautiful section of the PCT between Lost Valley Road and the Combs Peak section of the PCT. See the description in Afoot and Afield San Diego on page 195. There are several spots to camp along the Show more
#5 - Agua Caliente Creek Trail
Warner Springs, California
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Length: 10.6 mi • Est. 5 h 10 m
Agua Caliente Creek Trail is a 10.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Warner Springs, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offerShow more
#6 - Barker Valley Spur Trail
Cleveland National Forest
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Length: 7.1 mi • Est. 3 h 34 m
Trail is accessible by the Palomar Divide Truck Trail. Enter from the HWY 79 near Blue Canyon. The gate leading to the Palomar Divide Truck Trail may close intermittently due to weather or other condiShow more
#7 - PCT to Montezuma Valley Overlook
San Felipe Hills Wilderness Study Area
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Length: 9.7 mi • Est. 4 h 49 m
This route starts in an oak forest (watch for poison oak) with a good sized campground and reliable water source. The trail turns to rolling hillsides with little shade, wildflowers and yucca. Very stShow more
#8 - PCT: Montezuma Valley Road to Eagle Rock
Warner Springs, California
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Length: 10.2 mi • Est. 4 h 6 m
Great section of the PCT to Eagle RockShow more
#9 - Grapevine Mountain via PCT
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
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Length: 6.3 mi • Est. 3 h 53 m
Start north on the PCT from Scissors Crossing. About 2 miles in, head right up the spur and follow the ridgeline over to Grapevine Mountain. From there you can go across and climb peak 3831 as well.Show more
#10 - PCT: Chihuahua Valley Overlook
Cleveland National Forest
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Length: 8.9 mi • Est. 4 h 35 m
Not much to this, just a section of the PCT. Very nice view of the valley at the end, which marks the approximate halfway point to the next road crossing. Manzanita covered hillsides. Yucca. Ants. HawShow more