El Cariso Campground Cleveland National Forest Santa Ana Mountains Riverside County Ortega Highway Main Divide tent camping Southern California
El Cariso Campground is a 24-site campground in the Santa Ana Mountains near the intersection of Ortega Highway (Route 74) and Main Divide Road on the border between Orange County and Riverside County. At 2,600 feet above sea level, the campground straddles a scenic mountain pass and can be reached easily from Lake Elsinore to the east or San Juan Capistrano to the west.... Read more.
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El Cariso Nature Trail Santa Ana Mountains Cleveland National Forest hiking trail
El Cariso Nature Trail is a self-guided hike in the Santa Ana Mountains, beautifully situated on the range's main divide straddling the border of Orange and Riverside counties. The 1.35-mile loop is lined with small panels that identify and describe the area's plants. Starting just off Ortega Highway, at 2,600 feet above sea level, the short loop presents excellent views... Read more.
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Palomar Mountain Observatory Trail Palomar Observatory Cleveland National Forest Observatory Campground hike to Palomar Observatory hike San Diego County Palomar Mountains hike Mendenhall Valley Overlook
Within the Cleveland National Forest on Palomar Mountain is a trail through a pleasant woodland that has broad valley vistas en route to a world-renowned destination. What more could you want? Strap on your hiking boots and set out up Observatory Trail, which is 2.2 miles long from point to point with 700 feet of elevation gain. The trail starts at Observatory Campground... Read more.
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Observatory Campground Cleveland National Forest Palomar Mountain San Diego County tent camping Southern California
Observatory Campground is a 42-site campground in the Palomar Mountains near San Diego County's famed Palomar Observatory. The astronomically accommodating Cleveland National Forest campground is the start of Observatory Trail, which ascends to Palomar Observatory. Observatory Campground is open from April through October and is suitable for tents or RVs. Fire... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: March 26, 2017
Indian Flats Trail to East ForK San Luis Rey River hike Warner Springs Cleveland National Forest Indian Flats Campground creek hiking
Located in the Cleveland National Forest near Warner Springs, The live oak-shaded Indian Flats Campground is the start of a short trail to a trickling river fork. It is a 0.5-mile round trip hike from the campground down to the East Fork of the San Luis Rey River, which flows down a mountain slope covered in granite boulders filled with interesting pools and passageways... Read more.
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Distance: 0.5 miles · Elevation change: 75 feet
By: Published: Last updated: April 16, 2017
Indian Flats Campground in Cleveland National Forest Warner Springs San Diego County tent camping California
Indian Flats Campground is a small 17-site campground in the Cleveland National Forest near Warner Springs. The campground lies within a sunny live oak woodland at 3,600 feet. At this elevation, expect cool night and warm days. The campground is located below Hot Springs Mountain, the 6,533-foot high point of San Diego County. There are nearby views across a flat basin,... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: March 25, 2017
Fisherman's Camp Trail San Mateo Canyon Wilderness Santa Ana Mountain trail campground hike Tenaja Canyon
Once you break out of the trees at the trailhead, broad canyon views stay with you the way to Fisherman's Camp in the San Mateo Canyon Wilderness. Fisherman's Camp Trail descends 1.66 miles down what was once a road to what was once a campground nestled at the mouth of Tenaja Canyon. Grassy plots remain where backpackers can put up a tent in the shady creek-side retreat.... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: April 19, 2017
Ortega Falls Santa Ana Mountains Ortega Highway waterfall hike trail
How far would you be willing to hike to reach an idyllic swimming hole beneath a 35-foot waterfall - 5 miles, 10 miles? In fact, you will only have to hike a third of a mile round trip to reach Ortega Falls, a refreshing seasonal waterfall just off Ortega Highway in the Santa Ana Mountains. The hike begins from an unmarked turnout on Ortega Highway in a beautiful part... Read more.
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