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Recommended Routes in Cleveland National Forest - 4

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Favorite Caution! Very poorly done fixed lines on trail. Don't trust your life to them.
Intermediate/Difficult

Three Sisters Falls

3.5 mi 5.7 km 967' Up 294.64 m Up 963' Down 293.6 m Down

San Die…, CA
Favorite A hiker poses atop Gaskill Peak with Lawson Peak in the center-right.
Difficult

Lawson and Gaskill Peaks

7.0 mi 11.2 km 2,109' Up 642.74 m Up 2,109' Down 642.71 m Down

Jamul, CA
Favorite Cedar Creek Falls is both beautiful and can provide some welcome shade depending on the time of day.
Intermediate/Difficult

Cedar Creek Falls

5.3 mi 8.6 km 1,061' Up 323.38 m Up 1,061' Down 323.54 m Down

San Die…, CA
Favorite Valleys in the distance
Difficult

Campo to Cottonwood Creek (PCT)

21.3 mi 34.3 km 3,177' Up 968.45 m Up 2,579' Down 786.17 m Down

Campo, CA

Cleveland National Forest Hiking

  • 276 Miles 444 Kilometers of Trail
  • 4 Recommended Routes
  • 5 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 36 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 5 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Cleveland National Forest - 42

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13.4 mi 21.5 km #1Eagle Peak Road
Difficult
Julian, CA
Difficult
Julian, CA
2.2 mi 3.6 km #2Eagle Peak Trail
Intermediate
San Diego Country Estates, CA
Intermediate
San Diego Country Estates, CA
2.2 mi 3.5 km #3Observatory Trail #1E02
Intermediate
Aguanga, CA
Intermediate
Aguanga, CA
3.6 mi 5.8 km #4Wrangler #901
Intermediate
Pine Valley, CA
Intermediate
Pine Valley, CA
3.4 mi 5.5 km #5Espinosa Trail
Difficult
Descanso, CA
Difficult
Descanso, CA
2.8 mi 4.5 km #6San Diego River Gorge Trail #2e04
Difficult
San Diego Country Estates, CA
Difficult
San Diego Country Estates, CA
108.8 mi 175.1 km #7PCT: Campo to Warner Springs
Intermediate/Difficult
Campo, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Campo, CA
0.2 mi 0.4 km #8Lawson Peak Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Jamul, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Jamul, CA
2.1 mi 3.3 km #9Oak Grove Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Aguanga, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Aguanga, CA
4.6 mi 7.4 km #10Espinosa Trail #4E03
Intermediate
Pine Valley, CA
Intermediate
Pine Valley, CA

Photos of Cleveland National Forest - 47

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BearSnack's 2015 PCT Thru Hike.
Mar 3, 2016 near Campo, CA
360 view of the top of the Vejas Mountain
Sep 16, 2020 near Alpine, CA
Beautiful view looking north
Jan 1, 2018 near Aguanga, CA
This is at the intersection of Oak Grove Trail and Oak Grove Road looking NW
Jan 1, 2018 near Aguanga, CA
A hiker poses atop Gaskill Peak with Lawson Peak in the center-right.
May 29, 2017 near Alpine, CA
Cedar Creek Falls is both beautiful and can provide some welcome shade depending on the time of day.
Mar 30, 2017 near San Die…, CA
USGS Marker.
Nov 25, 2016 near Alpine, CA
Wind break at summit.
Nov 25, 2016 near Alpine, CA