Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Lake Elsinore, CA

There are 2 dog friendly hiking trails in Lake Elsinore, and 11 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 Lake Elsinore.

Pet Friendly San Juan Loop Trail
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
Pet Friendly Morgan Trail
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
Lake Perris State Recreation Area Lake Perris State Recreation Area in Perris, CA, has some dog-friendly trails and campsites. Unfortunately, dogs are not allowed within 100 feet of the water. Fido can join you on the bike trail that loops around the lake, taking in the crystal waters and the rolling hills in the backdrop. You can also take your pooch into the campgrounds in the area. The park is open daily. See Details
Skyline Drive to Beek's Place Skyline Drive to Beek's Place is a dog-friendly, 10.9 mile trail in Corona, CA, that is open to hikers and bicyclist. This is the original entrance, as the new entrance on West Foothill has a new housing project that does not allow public parking. Street parking available on Foothill. The trail is accessible year-round and Fido must be kept on a leash. See Details
Sycamore Canyon Park Sycamore Canyon Wilderness Park is a dog-friendly, 1,500-acre park, that is home to many rare species in Riverside, CA. A trail system allows locals and tourists alike to enjoy nature and provides amazing views of the city. Pets must be leashed and cleaned up after during their visit to the Park. Dog owners are asked to bring their own clean-up bags, and keep an eye out for snakes and other wildlife. The Park is open from a half hour before sunrise until a half hour after sunset, seven days a week. Parking and admission are free. See Details
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
California Citrus State Historic Park The California Citrus State Historic Park is a dog-friendly park in Riverside, CA. Spanning over 400-acres of southern California, this park is a throwback to those that existed in the early 1900s, a time where citrus fruits were being touted as the second gold rush of the state. The California Citrus State Historic Park has lots of demonstration groves and picnic areas among the trees. Dogs aren't allowed in the buildings at the park, but they are welcome to walk leashed on several trails around the groves. Hours vary by season so be sure to check their website before visiting. See Details
Hidden Valley Nature Center and Wildlife Area Hidden Valley Nature Center and Wildlife Area is a dog-friendly attraction in Riverside, CA, offering 10+ miles of trails along the Santa Ana River and in the surrounding hills. There is also an additional, paved, 4+ mile bike trail that is great for dog walkers with strollers and toddlers. Please ensure Fido is kept on a leash. There is a parking fee per vehicle and an admission fee per dog. Please note: this location only accepts cash. No debit or credit cards will be accepted. See Details
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
Mount Rubidoux Trail Mount Rubidoux Trail is a dog-friendly, easy 2.7 mile loop trail located near Riverside, CAthat features a river and a number of activity options. The trail is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. The views from the summit are stunning. See Details
Terri Peak Trail Terri Peak Trail is a moderately easy, dog-friendly, 2.8 mile hike in Lake Perris State Recreation Area that will take about 1.5 hours to complete with Fido. This well marked trail is a great way to train for higher altitude hikes. The trail has some very steep sections where you will gain a lot of elevation and is a great workout, and is accessible year-round. Dogs are able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. Lake Perris State Recreation Area charges a fee to enter. Fees are per vehicle. If you are entering on foot or bike there is no fee. See Details
Islander Park Loop Islander Park Loop is dog-friendly, easy .07-mile loop trail through the foothills of the Box Springs Mountains in Riverside, CA. It's a low-key dirt trail good for walking and jogging, and dogs are welcome on-leash. 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