Hiking in the San Jacinto Valley

Hiking in the San Jacinto Valley and the adjacent San Jacinto mountains offers something for everyone.  Beautiful wildflowers, towering pines, distant views, spectacular sunrises and sunsets –  the scenery is nothing short of breathtaking.  The area is host to a wide variety of day and overnight hikes.  No matter what the season, the hiking here is plentiful and memorable for all levels of hikers.

Hiking at Diamond Valley Lake

On this page you will find links to all sorts of hiking resources in the San Jacinto Valley and San Jacinto Mountains.

Hiking Notice:

Wilderness Visitor’s Permit may be required for day hiking and overnight camping.
All vehicles parked at some of the parking areas on the San Bernardino National Forest are required to display one of the following: Adventure Pass, (can also be used in Cleveland, Angeles and Los Padres National Forests), America the Beautiful Pass (Annual, Senior or Access),National Parks Pass (with eagle hologram),
Golden Eagle Passport, Golden Age Passport (must be at least 62 years of age), or
Golden Access Passport (blind or physically disabled).

Hiking North Mountain path in San Jacinto Valley

For questions regarding Wilderness Visitor’s Permits, please contact

Idyllwild Ranger Station
54270 Pine Crest
Idyllwild, CA 92549

(909) 382-2921

San Jacinto Mountain Hiking

Hiking Resources

San Jacinto Area Hiking – http://www.everytrail.com/best/hiking-san-jacinto-california

Diamond Valley Lake Trailshttp://www.dvlake.com/DVL_trails.pdf

San Jacinto – Santa Rosa Mountains Recreation Maphttp://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/sbnf/null/recarea/?recid=26445&actid=94

San Bernardino National Forest, San Jacinto Ranger District Hiking Trails Brochure http://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/stelprdb5402450.pdf

San Bernardino National Forest Hikinghttp://www.fs.usda.gov/activity/sbnf/recreation/hiking

San Jacinto trailshttp://www.trails.com/city-trails.aspx?keyword=San%20Jacinto&state=CA

Mountain San Jacinto State Parkhttp://www.everytrail.com/destination/mount-san-jacinto-state-park

California State Parks info: http://search.parks.ca.gov/search?site=&client=parks_frontend&output=xml_no_dtd&proxystylesheet=parks_frontend&q=San+Jacinto&submit.x=10&submit.y=5






For more information:
San Jacinto Chamber of Commerce (951) 654-1645
Hemet/San Jacinto (951) 658-3211
Email: info@visitsanjacintovalley.com