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Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve

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39400 Clinton Keith Road, Murrieta, CA
+1 951-677-6951
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Fun well maintained trails

Definitely a must do with plenty of room to not see people. Amazed at the wildlife and just the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Samantha T
via mobile
Great Outdoors

For an adventure hiking this experience this is the place to go. No matter if it is cool or sunny... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Desire326
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Murrieta, California
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39400 Clinton Keith Road, Murrieta, CA
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"vernal pools"
in 28 reviews
"great place to hike"
in 11 reviews
"mountain bikes"
in 9 reviews
"bring plenty of water"
in 7 reviews
"visitor center"
in 12 reviews
"great hiking"
in 8 reviews
"nature preserve"
in 3 reviews
"wear boots"
in 2 reviews
"peaceful hike"
in 2 reviews
"cattle ranch"
in 2 reviews
"hiking experience"
in 2 reviews
"bob cats"
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"wild flowers"
in 4 reviews
"horseback ride"
in 2 reviews
"spring and fall"
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"great outdoors"
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"beautiful area"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Definitely a must do with plenty of room to not see people. Amazed at the wildlife and just the chance to get out of the city in such a short distance. Will definitely go again!

Thank Samantha T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For an adventure hiking this experience this is the place to go. No matter if it is cool or sunny wear a light jacket, pants and a hat. We always bring a long stick with us because you never know what you might see. In...More

Thank Desire326
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

There are quite a few trails with a variety of levels from easy to difficult. Good place to get back to nature.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Love this place. Has hiking, biking, and horse trails. Nice to al the time, after some rains it turns green and the vernal pools come to life.

Thank clearimg
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

There are so many options for trail hikes within the Santa Rosa Plateau. Differing levels of ability with some having steep trails. Most though would be considered easy. Beautiful views. On our recent hike we crossed paths with a coyote, he quickly took off in...More

Thank Dodgerduo
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

My hubby and I took our 12 year old for a day hike. Weather was beautiful. We did 6 miles total and there were a variety of paths and some on more of a incline than others. Wear good shoes because there are a lot...More

Thank 667sarinaj
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Whether you bring the kids or just yourself this is a peaceful and beautiful place to visit. Great hiking trails for all levels. In the warm summer days be sure to bring extra water and be aware of snakes.

Thank Victoria T
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

Great place to get away from it all, and yet not that far away. Enjoyed learning about the history of the area.

Thank Craig L
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Beautiful area to hike or ride. Easy terrain. Nothing too technical. Beautiful in the spring when it greens up from rains. Can be hot in the summer.

Thank rpmotocross
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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

This place is fantastic for anyone who loves the outdoors. Lots of hiking trails to choose from. Great topography and views. We were there on a Saturday and it was not crowded. Put on your walking shoes, grab your kids and get outdoors. Note there...More

Thank Cathy G
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Ava W
21 January 2015|
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Response from Deborah G | Reviewed this property |
I have been to the plateau many, many times. While hiking I have never seen any artifacts. However, just before you get to the hiking trails, there is a visitor center. There are many interesting facts and photos and... More
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