Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Murrieta, CA

There’s 1 dog friendly hiking trail in Murrieta, and 7 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 Murrieta.

Pet Friendly Fishermans Camp Trail
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
Pet Friendly Lake Perris State Recreation Area
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
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
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
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
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
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
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