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Santa Margarita River Trail

Fallbrook, CA

Santa Margarita River Trail is a 5.2 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Fallbrook, CA that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and horses and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

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  1. Vail Lake

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Dripping Springs Trail
by Ryan Newell

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Vail Lake
by Michael Cundy

1 Completed 0 Reviews

The trails were primarily dirt roads. Trail maps did not distinguish between roads and hiking trails. Nothing special. Also, there was some occasional piece of trash on the trail. Nice views and always good to get outside, though. One cool part was a road/trail was blazed right on some ridge lines.

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Dripping Springs Campground Trail
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6 Completed 1 Reviews

BRING LOTS OF WATER! You are constantly in the sun on this hike and it is a pretty steady steep climb. I brought 32oz and had to use it sparingly by the end. fantastic views and well worth at least hiking 5.2 miles to the peak and seeing the view of all the mountaintops, Vail lake, and much more.

There were even a few places to camp off the trail that have great views. I will be back

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Dripping Springs Trail
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1 Completed 0 Reviews

Excellent hike in Southern California with good elevation and excellent views. Seeing the TEMECULA valley from this perspective is unique. The best part is creating the initial peaks and dropping into the green valley before heading up to Palomar mountain. Amazing views not obtainable except on the trail.

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Harveston Trail
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1 Completed 0 Reviews

This is NOT, I repeat, NOT difficult! The lake is beautiful and there is a park for the kids. The kids will love the ducks.

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Harveston Trail
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2 Completed 0 Reviews

Not difficult at all, it's along the river, you can feed ducks, very pretty, I recommend it by yourself, or with kids, there is a jungle gym near bouquet.

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Harveston Trail
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1 Completed 0 Reviews

This shouldn't be classified as a "hiking trail" its harveston pond. They have peddle boats you can rent and feed the duck, you can also fish. More of a family day at the park NOT A HIKE AND DEFINITELY NOT A DIFFICULT "hike"

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Dripping Springs Trail
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Harveston Trail
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2 Completed 0 Reviews

Easy neighborhood walkway around man made lake.

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Agua Tibia Loop Trail
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2 Completed 0 Reviews

Pretty good trail to train on. The sun is a factor, and it has a decent grade. It's all single track with rocky terrain, so no mountain bikers. I saw a snake on the trail ( harmless) and a raven circled over me on my way back. There were also flowering plants on the trail with some good views towards the top. When you get to the top it intersects with another trail which is another 10 miles I think. If you turn around at that point it will be s 14 mile hike. It costs $5 to park if you don't have an adventure pass, but it's a good trail to train on.