Tag: Murrieta

Hemet Maze Stone

Hemet Maze Stone Location: Northwest of Hemet.  From Highway 74 (8.5 miles east of the 215 Freeway and 5 miles west of downtown Hemet) head north on California Avenue.  Follow it a total of 3.2 miles to a dead end (turn left on Tres Cerritos Avenue after about a mile and then turn right to…

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Los Santos/Trans Preserve Loop (Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve)

Los Santos/Trans Preserve Loop (Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve) Location: Murrieta, in southwest Riverside County.  From I-15, take the Clinton Keith road exit.  Turn right and head southwest for 5.1 miles.  Once you are in the reserve, take a  sharp right onto Tenaja Road.  Go 0.7 miles and park at the Hidden Valley Trailhead on…

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Vernal Pools and Historic Adobes, Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve

Vernal Pools and Historic Adobes, Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve Location: Murrieta, in southwest Riverside County.  From I-15, take the Clinton Keith road exit.  Turn right and head southwest for 5.1 miles.  Once you are in the reserve, take a  sharp right onto Tenaja Road.  Stay on Tenaja for 1.7 miles, where it branches off…

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Stevenson Canyon and Sylvan Meadows in the Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve

Stevenson Canyon and Sylvan Meadows in the Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve Location: Near Murrieta in southeast Riverside County.  From I-15, take Clinton Keith Road for 5 miles and park at the visitor’s center on the left.  Admission is $3 per adult or $2 per child. Agency:  Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve Distance: 6.1 miles…

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Fisherman’s Camp via Tenaja Trail

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