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The Best Backpacking in Pine Valley

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

Top backpacking spots in and near Pine Valley

  • Mount Laguna, California

    Long Canyon Loop Via Pacific Crest Trail

    17.16 mi / 2402 ft gain
    Long Canyon Loop Via Pacific Crest Trail is a loop trail that is moderately difficult located near Mount Laguna, California.
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  • Descanso, California

    Eastside, Juaquapin, Dyar Spring and Harvey Moore Loop

    6.04 mi / 823 ft gain
    Eastside, Juaquapin, Dyar Spring and Harvey Moore Loop is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Descanso, California.
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  • Descanso, California

    East Side Trail Loop

    13.08 mi / 1588 ft gain
    East Side Trail Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Descanso, California.
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  • Descanso, California

    Dyar Springs Trail

    5.79 mi / 794 ft gain
    Dyar Springs Trail is a loop trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Descanso, California.
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  • San Diego County, California

    Hiking the Laguna Hills via the PCT

    5.0
    20 mi / 2000 ft gain
    This trail is well-maintained, but gets a little rocky on the PCT, and the Chariot Fire burn-zone between Penny Pines and Hayes peak will have a few downed trees and some overgrown grasses. On the other hand, the trail network of the BLT is confusing to follow as the entire network is named "Big ...
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  • Pine Valley, California

    PCT: Boulder Oaks to Pioneer Mail

    25.66 mi / 4239 ft gain
    PCT: Boulder Oaks to Pioneer Mail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Campo, California.
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  • Mount Laguna, California

    Monument Peak and Foster Point Loop Trail

    7.94 mi / 1040 ft gain
    Monument Peak and Foster Point Loop Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Mount Laguna, California.
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  • Julian, California

    Hike the Garnet Peak-Champagne Pass Loop

    5.0
    10.5 mi / 900 ft gain
    Hiking the Garnet Peak to Champagne Pass Loop can be done as a day hike or an overnight backpacking trip. You will hike on the PCT (Pacific Crest Trail), climb to the top of Garnet Peak and relish in the views of the Anza Borrego Desert. There are optional side trails that you can take (to Storm ...
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  • Mount Laguna, California

    Pacific Crest Trail to Mount Laguna and Foster Point

    5.95 mi / 623 ft gain
    Pacific Crest Trail to Mount Laguna and Foster Point is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Mount Laguna, California.
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  • Campo, California

    PCT: Campo to Lake Morena

    19.1 mi / 3235 ft gain
    PCT: Campo to Lake Morena is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Campo, California.
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  • Campo, California

    PCT: CA Section A - Campo to Warner Springs

    104.5 mi / 16155 ft gain
    PCT: CA Section A - Campo to Warner Springs is a point-to-point trail where you may see wildflowers located near Campo, California.
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  • Julian, California

    Granite Mountain Trail

    6.33 mi / 3012 ft gain
    Granite Mountain Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Julian, California.
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  • Julian, California

    Oriflamme Canyon Trail

    16.08 mi / 2835 ft gain
    Oriflamme Canyon Trail is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Julian, California.
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  • Julian, California

    Grapevine Mountain via the PCT

    5.81 mi / 2070 ft gain
    Grapevine Mountain via the PCT is a loop trail that is strenuous located near Warner Springs, California.
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  • San Diego County, California

    Canyon Sin Nombre

    5.25 mi / 679 ft gain
    Canyon Sin Nombre is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Julian, California.
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  • Jamul, California

    Hiking Otay Mountain

    5.0
    15.3 mi / 2903 ft gain
    The trek begins on the Otay Mountain Truck Trail at Pio Pico Resort & Campground. You can either park and hike the entire trail, or drive up to a point a couple miles and park before the road becomes steep and rough. The distance on here is if you hiked the whole way. If you have a 4-wheel dr...
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