Upper Chiquito Trail San Juan Trail to Lion Canyon

Lake Elsinore, California 92532

Upper Chiquito Trail San Juan Trail to Lion Canyon

Upper Chiquito Trail: San Juan Trail to Lion Canyon Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"This hike begins from the upper (north) trailhead at the Blue Jay Campground on the San Juan Trail. The trail drops into Lion Canyon and closely follows the riparian drainage. The hike returns along the same trail, turning around before the trail ascends back out of the canyon.

The trail can also be hiked as an 1 1 .2-mile one-way shuttle with Hike 50, ending at the Ortega Country Cottage Store at the south trailhead on the Ortega Highway."

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Trail Information

Lake Elsinore
Nearby City
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
8.8-11.2 miles
Distance
Several options
Trail Type
Difficult
Skill Level
4.5-5.5 hours
Duration
Year-round
Season
U.S.G.S. Alberhill and Sitton Peak • Cleveland National Forest map
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Activity Feed

Dec 2018