Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Fallbrook, CA

There are 3 dog friendly hiking trails in Fallbrook, and 9 more nearby. Use the links below to get an overview of each one, see pictures, print directions, and even read reviews from other dog owners. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Fallbrook.

Pet Friendly Santa Margarita River Trail
Santa Margarita River Trail Santa Margarita River Trail is a dog-friendly, 5-mile trail in Fallbrook, CA. Enjoy varying terrain and beautiful views. Visitors are often surprised to see so many broad water impoundments along the river which are the work of the California golden beaver. Dogs must be leashed at all times. See Details
Pet Friendly Tenaja Falls Trail
Tenaja Falls Trail Tenaja Falls Trail is an easy, dog-friendly hike in Fallbrook, CA. This half-hour hike will take you to Tenaja Falls. The trail winds another 2.1 miles up the canyon ending the Morgan Trail. The trailhead can be accessed by two routes, with the easier access being from the south. Visit their website for detailed directions. See Details
Monserate Mountain Preserve Monserate Mountain Preserve in Fallbrook, CA, has a dog-friendly trail featuring a 1.5 mile climb to the summit for panoramic views to ocean and mountains. Be sure to bring water for both you and Fido. Please note that it is too hot in the summer to bring a dog along. The trailhead is just east of I-15 at intersection of Stewart Canyons and Pankey Road. Leashed dogs welcome on many of the Fallbrook Land Conservancy Preserves. See Details
Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve is a dog-friendly area in Escondido, CA. Your pooch is welcome to join you on the 11 miles of trails that wind around the public area. Along the way, you can stop off at one of the picturesque picnic spots for a bite to eat and enjoy a scenic mountain view. Trees in the park include oak riparian, oak woodland, coastal sage scrub, and chaparral. There are lots of other animals that call the park their home, maybe you'll spot them whilst exploring with your pooch. California leash law is enforced and dogs must remain on leash at all times on the “Way Up” Trail and Lower Trails. Monday through Friday dogs under effective voice command are permitted off leash at the top of the “Way Up” Trail (only beyond the designated marker). On Saturday, Sunday, and holidays dogs are required to remain on leash at all times throughout the Reserve. Additionally, dogs must remain on leash in parking lots, picnic areas, overlooks, or any time they become a nuisance to people, property, and wild or domestic animals. See Details
San Juan Loop Trail San Juan Loop Trail is an easy, dog-friendly, 2-mile hike in Cleveland National Forest that will take about 1 hour to complete with Fido. This short trail offers beautiful scenery and attracts crowds accordingly. This is one of the most used trails in the Santa Ana Mountains and is suitable for all types of people. See Details
Guajome Park Guajome Park is a dog-friendly park in Oceanside, CA, located 8 miles from the Pacific Ocean. Walk the 4.5 miles of light trafficked trails that run throughout the diverse Southern California habitats such as woodlands, chaparral, wetlands and mixed grasslands. Dogs must be leashed at all times. There is a parking fee for day-use hours. See Details
Felicita County Park Felicita County Park is an expansive dog-friendly area in Escondido, CA. Leashed dogs are welcome at this spacious community park which offers various sports fields, tennis courts, two playgrounds, walking paths and a disc golf course. A minimal parking fee applies. See Details
San Luis Rey Bike Trail The San Luis Rey Bike Trail is dog-friendly trail in Oceanside, CA, that welcomes bicycles and pedestrians. Dogs must be kept on a leash of not more than 6 feet. The trail is paved and mostly flat with multiple entry points, mostly where the road crosses over the path. It's a well maintained trail but not lit, so be sure to be visible at night. See Details
San Luis Rey River Trail (Oceanside) The San Luis Rey River Trail (Oceanside) is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido in Oceanside! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the San Luis Rey River Trail (Oceanside). Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit TrailLink.com. See Details
Morgan Trail Morgan Trail is a moderately easy, dog-friendly, 8.4-mile, out and back hike in Cleveland National Forest that will take about 4-6 hours to complete with Fido. This trail offers a wonderful piece of solitude, yet isn't out of the way. It is less crowded because it is not located on Highway 74. See Details
Lakeview Park Park is out away from main highway in a newer neighborhood. Had a walking trail around a duck pond. Nice morning walk. Only negative is small parking lot. Ended up parking a few blocks away but was a nice find. See Details
Fishermans Camp Trail Fishermans Camp Trail is a moderately easy, 6.5 mile hike in Cleveland National Forest that will take about 3.5 hours to complete with Fido. This 38,000 acre wilderness is the largest in the Cleveland National Forest. Enjoy the woodland, grasslands, canyons, mountains, and hills in this beautiful area. It is a good idea to bring water with you on this hike. See Details