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239 mi 384 km of trail 4 Featured Hikes

Easy Trails 12 Trails Intermediate Trails 31 Trails Hard Trails 3 Trails

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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 • Out and Back • 967 ft Ascent 294.64 m Ascent

(16) 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 • Loop • 2,109 ft Ascent 642.74 m Ascent

(1) 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 • Out and Back • 1,061 ft Ascent 323.38 m Ascent

(9) San Die…, CA
Favorite Valleys in the distance
Intermediate/Difficult

Campo to Cottonwood Creek (PCT)

21.3 mi 34.3 km • Point to Point • 3,177 ft Ascent 968.45 m Ascent

(2) Campo, CA

Trails in Cleveland National Forest - 42

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13.4 mi 21.5 km #1Eagle Peak Road
Difficult
Julian, CA
Difficult
13.4 mi 21.5 km Julian, CA
2.2 mi 3.6 km #2Eagle Peak Trail
Intermediate
San Diego Country Estates, CA
Intermediate
2.2 mi 3.6 km San Diego Country Estates, CA
3.6 mi 5.8 km #3Wrangler #901
Intermediate
Pine Valley, CA
Intermediate
3.6 mi 5.8 km Pine Valley, CA
3.4 mi 5.5 km #4Espinosa Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Descanso, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
3.4 mi 5.5 km Descanso, CA
2.8 mi 4.5 km #5San Diego River Gorge Trail #2e04
Intermediate/Difficult
San Diego Country Estates, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
2.8 mi 4.5 km San Diego Country Estates, CA
0.2 mi 0.4 km #6Lawson Peak Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Jamul, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
0.2 mi 0.4 km Jamul, CA
108.8 mi 175.1 km #7PCT: Campo to Warner Springs
Intermediate
Campo, CA
Intermediate
108.8 mi 175.1 km Campo, CA
2.1 mi 3.3 km #8Oak Grove Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Aguanga, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
2.1 mi 3.3 km Aguanga, CA
4.6 mi 7.4 km #9Espinosa Trail #4E03
Easy/Intermediate
Pine Valley, CA
Easy/Intermediate
4.6 mi 7.4 km Pine Valley, CA
5.6 mi 9.0 km #10Kernan #802
Intermediate
Pine Valley, CA
Intermediate
5.6 mi 9.0 km Pine Valley, CA
2.2 mi 3.5 km #11Espinosa Equestrian Trail
Intermediate
Descanso, CA
Intermediate
2.2 mi 3.5 km Descanso, CA
14.3 mi 23.1 km #12Secret Canyon Trail #4E01
Intermediate/Difficult
Descanso, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
14.3 mi 23.1 km Descanso, CA
0.7 mi 1.1 km #13Gaskill Peak
Intermediate/Difficult
Alpine, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
0.7 mi 1.1 km Alpine, CA
1.6 mi 2.6 km #14Viejas Mountain Trail
Intermediate
Alpine, CA
Intermediate
1.6 mi 2.6 km Alpine, CA
2.1 mi 3.4 km #15Lower Creek Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Julian, CA
Easy/Intermediate
2.1 mi 3.4 km Julian, CA
2.3 mi 3.7 km #16West Side Road
Easy/Intermediate
San Diego Country Estates, CA
Easy/Intermediate
2.3 mi 3.7 km San Diego Country Estates, CA
1.1 mi 1.8 km #17Three Sisters Falls
Intermediate/Difficult
San Diego Country Estates, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
1.1 mi 1.8 km San Diego Country Estates, CA
2.1 mi 3.3 km #18Carveache Road Trail
Intermediate
Jamul, CA
Intermediate
2.1 mi 3.3 km Jamul, CA
5.2 mi 8.4 km #19Coast to Crest Trail: Upper Santa Ysabel Fireroad
Intermediate
Ramona, CA
Intermediate
5.2 mi 8.4 km Ramona, CA
1.9 mi 3.0 km #20Gunslinger Trail #911
Easy/Intermediate
Pine Valley, CA
Easy/Intermediate
1.9 mi 3.0 km Pine Valley, CA

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