Equestrian Trails & Camps

Equestrian Trails & Pathways in the Greater San Diego Area

  • Holly Oaks County Park (info) (map) (County of San Diego Website).

      • Holly Oaks Park & Trail (info & map) (RTA Website).

    • Horsethief Canyon (info, map, photos) (San Diego Horse Trails Website).

    • Indian Creek Trail (info) (U.S. Forest Service Website).

    • Iron Mountain (info, map, photos) (LocalHikes Website).

    • Lagoon Trail (info, map + brochure) (San Dieguito River Park Website).

    • Laguna Mountain Recreation Area (info, map, photos) (San Diego Horse Trails Website).

    • Lake Hodges Trail (info, map, photos) (San Diego Horse Trails Website).

    • Lake Poway Recreation Area (info) (map—downloads immediately) (City of Poway Website).

    • Lakeside Linkage Preserve (info) (map) (County of San Diego Website).

    • Leulf Pond Preserve (info) (map) (County of San Diego Website).

    • Lilac Pathway (info) (RTA Website).

    • Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve (info) (map) (County of San Diego Website).

      • Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve (info & map) (The City of San Diego Website).

      • Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve (info, maps, photos) (San Diego Horse Trails Website).

    • Lower Santa Ysabel Truck Trail (info & map) (RTA Website).

    • Lusardi Creek Preserve (info) (map) (County of San Diego Website).

    • Mission Trails Regional Park (info) (map) (MTRP Website).

    • Mt. Gower Open Space Preserve (info & photos) (map) (County of San Diego Website).

    • Mt. Woodson Trail (info & map) (RTA Website).

    • Mule Hill Historic Trail / San Pasqual Valley Agricultural Trail (info, map + brochure) (San Dieguito River Park Website).

    • Noble Canyon National Recreation Trail (info & photos) (U.S. Forest Service Website).

      • Noble Canyon National Recreation Trail (info & photos) (San Diego Horse Trails Website).

    • North Shore Lake Hodges Trail (info & map) (San Diequito River Park Website).

    • Oakoasis Preserve (info) (map) (County of San Diego Website).

    • Otay Valley Regional Park (info) (map) (County of San Diego Website).

    • Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail: Southern CA segment (info, map, photos) (brochures) (U.S. Forest Service Website).

      • Pacific Crest Trail: Agua Caliente Section (info) (U.S. Forest Service Website).

      • Pacific Crest Trail: Barrel Springs Section (info) (U.S. Forest Service Website).

      • Pacific Crest Trail: Combs Peak Section (info) (U.S. Forest Service Website).

      • Pacific Crest Trail: Laguna Section (info) (U.S. Forest Service Website).

      • Pacific Crest Trail: Lost Valley Section (info) (U.S. Forest Service Website).

      • Pacific Crest Trail: Mexico to Cleveland National Forest (info) (U.S. Forest Service Website).

      • Pacific Crest Trail: San Felipe Section (info) (U.S. Forest Service Website).

    • Pacific Crest Trail Association (info, maps, photos) (PCTA Website).

    • Palomar-Magee Trail (info) (U.S. Forest Service Website).

    • Pamo Road (info & map) (RTA Website).

    • Pine Creek Trail (info & photos) (U.S. Forest Service Website).

    • Pine Mountain Trail (info) (U.S. Forest Service Website).

    • Pine Pathway (info) (RTA Website).

    • Poway Trails Guide (map) and (map legend) (both files download immediately from City of Poway Website).

    • Ramona Community Park (info & map) (RTA Website).

    • Ramona Grasslands Preserve (info & photos) (County of San Diego Website)

    • Rancho San Martín (info & map) (RTA Website).

    • Roberts Ranch (info, map, photos) (San Diego Horse Trails Website).

    • Rutherford Trail (info & map) (RTA Website).

    • San Dieguito River Park trails (info & map) (San Dieguito River Park Website).

    • San Pasqual Valley Agricultural Trail / Mule Hill Historic Trail (info, map + brochure) (San Dieguito River Park Website).

    • Santa Fe Valley Trail & Del Dios Gorge Trail (info & map) (San Dieguito River Park Website).

    • Santa Margarita County Preserve (info) (map) (County of San Diego Website).

    • Santa Ysabel Open Space Preserves (info) (map 1) (map 2) (County of San Diego Website).

      • Santa Ysabel Open Space Preserve East & West Trails (info & maps) (San Dieguito River Park Website).

    • Scove Canyon trails (info) (San Diego Horse Trails Website).

    • Secret Canyon Trail (info) (U.S. Forest Service Website).

    • Simon Preserve (info) (map) (County of San Diego Website).

      • Simon Park Open Space Preserve (info & map) (RTA Website).

    • Slone Canyon Trail (info, map, photos) (San Diego Horse Trails Website).

    • Sweetwater Reservoir Trail (info; brochure & map can be ordered) (Sweetwater Authority Website).

    • Sweetwater Summit Regional Park (info & photos) (map 1) (map 2) (County of San Diego Website).

    • Sycamore Canyon Preserve / Goodan Ranch Preserve (info) (map) (County of San Diego Website).

      • Sycamore Canyon Preserve trails (info, map, photos) (San Diego Horse Trails Website).

    • Tijuana River Valley Regional Park (info) (map) (County of San Diego Website).

      • Tijuana River Valley Regional Park (info, map, photos) (San Diego Horse Trails Website).

    • Upper Santa Ysabel Truck Trail (info & map) (RTA Website).

    • Vallecito Regional Park (info) (brochure/map) (County of San Diego Website).

    • Volcan Mountain: Fire Road Trail (info & map) (San Dieguito River Park Website).

    • Wildhorse Trail (info) (U.S. Forest Service Website).

    • William Heise County Park (info) (map 1) (map 2) (County of San Diego Website).

Equestrian Campgrounds in the Greater San Diego Area

    • Boulder Oaks Campground (info & photos) (U.S. Forest Service Website).

    • Butterfield Ranch Resort (info & photos) (Butterfield Ranch Website).

    • Dripping Springs Campground (info) (photos) (U.S. Forest Service Website).

    • Green Valley Horse Camp (maps & reservations) (ReserveAmerica Website).

    • Los Vaqueros Group Horse Camp (info, maps, photos) (San Diego Horse Trails Website).

    • Oakzanita Springs Campground (info & photos) (Thousand Trails Website).

    • Rancho Oasis private horse camping (info) (Total Escape Website).

    • Stagecoach Trails RV Park & Resort (info, brochure, photos) (Stagecoach Trails Website).

      • Stagecoach Trails RV Park & Resort (info, map, photos) (San Diego Horse Trails Website).

  • Sweetwater Summit Regional Park (info & photos) (map 1) (map 2) (County of San Diego Website).

    • Vallecito Regional Park (info) (brochure/map) (County of San Diego Website).

    • Vern Whitaker Horse Camp (info & reservations) (ReserveAmerica Website) (also see Anza-Borrego Desert State Park above).

      • Vern Whitaker Horse Camp (info & photos) (San Diego Horse Trails Website).

      • Vern Whitaker Horse Camp (photos) (a set on Flicker).