Outbound Collective logo

The Best Backpacking in Menifee

Looking for the best backpacking in Menifee? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Menifee. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top backpacking spots in and near Menifee

  • Lake Elsinore, California

    Chiquito Trail to Chiquito Falls

    8.62 mi / 1598 ft gain
    Chiquito Trail to Chiquito Falls is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Lake Elsinore, California.
    Read more
  • Lake Elsinore, California

    Hike Bear Canyon Trail to Sitton Peak

    6.4 mi / 2200 ft gain
    A MUST hike for any orange country resident! The hike starts of off Ortega HWY 74 at the Bear Canyon Trail head on the same side of the road as the Ortega oaks candy store. Its recommended you park in the lot across the street from the trail head (tip:there is a working water spicket in the parki...
    Read more
  • Lake Elsinore, California

    Hike Sitton Peak

    10 mi / 2037 ft gain
    It's amazing what you can find in your own backyard if you really do you research. In Orange County there are so many awesome hiking options that are often overlooked. The Bear Canyon to Sitton Peak Trail in the San Mateo Wilderness is one of those. Sitton tops out at 3,273 feet and it's a 5 mil...
    Read more
  • Murrieta, California

    Fisherman's Camp Loop and Tenaja Falls

    6.8 mi / 1017 ft gain
    Fisherman's Camp Loop and Tenaja Falls is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Lake Elsinore, California.
    Read more
  • Temecula, California

    Hiking the Dripping Springs Trail

    4.0
    12.8 mi / 3200 ft gain
    The trail immediately begins to climb out of the campground on a well-graded incline. The next mile contains some climbing leading to a set of switchbacks. A long strenuous climb ensues until the 3200' elevation is reached. The trail then makes an easy southward traverse to the basin before resum...
    Read more
  • Temecula, California

    Eagle Crag via Agua Tibia Loop

    25.25 mi / 6053 ft gain
    Eagle Crag via Agua Tibia Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Temecula, California.
    Read more
  • Temecula, California

    Agua Tibia Full Loop Trail

    19.91 mi / 4639 ft gain
    Agua Tibia Full Loop Trail is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Temecula, California.
    Read more
  • Lake Elsinore, California

    San Juan Trail to Los Pinos Trail Loop

    21.79 mi / 5341 ft gain
    San Juan Trail to Los Pinos Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Trabuco Canyon, California.
    Read more
  • Riverside County, California

    Marion Mountain and San Jacinto Round Valley Loop

    16.42 mi / 5712 ft gain
    Marion Mountain and San Jacinto Round Valley Loop is a loop trail that provides a good opportunity to see wildlife located near Idyllwild-Pine Cove, California.
    Read more
  • Idyllwild-Pine Cove, California

    San Jacinto Peak via Deer Springs Trail

    16.85 mi / 5138 ft gain
    San Jacinto Peak via Deer Springs Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Idyllwild-Pine Cove, California.
    Read more
  • Idyllwild-Pine Cove, California

    San Jacinto Peak Via South Ridge Trail

    21.51 mi / 6375 ft gain
    San Jacinto Peak Via South Ridge Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Idyllwild-Pine Cove, California.
    Read more
  • Idyllwild-Pine Cove, California

    Devils Slide Trail

    6.12 mi / 2267 ft gain
    Devils Slide Trail is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to see wildlife located near Idyllwild-Pine Cove, California.
    Read more
  • Mountain Center, California

    San Jacinto Loop

    17.74 mi / 5361 ft gain
    San Jacinto Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Idyllwild-Pine Cove, California.
    Read more
  • Mountain Center, California

    Hike Tahquitz Peak via Devils Slide Trail

    5.0
    8.1 mi / 2375 ft gain
    Tahquitz Peak via Devils Slide Trail is a moderately trafficked 8.1 mile out and back trail located near Idyllwild, California. This trail is one of the most popular hikes in the San Jacinto area that features a fire lookout tower at the peak and amazing views of the valley below.  At an elevatio...
    Read more
  • Mountain Center, California

    Mount San Jacinto Round Valley Loop via Devils Slide Trail

    14.13 mi / 3684 ft gain
    Mount San Jacinto Round Valley Loop via Devils Slide Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Idyllwild-Pine Cove, California.
    Read more
  • Mountain Center, California

    Devil's Slide Trail, Willow Creek Trail, and San Jacinto Peak Loop

    19.61 mi / 5308 ft gain
    Devil's Slide Trail, Willow Creek Trail, and San Jacinto Peak Loop is a loop trail that provides a good opportunity to see wildlife located near Palm Springs, California.
    Read more