California Map

Request Free Visitor Guides

Pacific Crest Trail - San Felipe Section

Contact Info
Cleveland National Forest
1634 Black Canyon Road
Ramona, CA 92065

Phone:
760-788-0250
Basics
Length:
23 miles
Difficulty:
Easy,
Intermediate
Time:
Multi-Day
Trailhead Elevation:
2250 feet
Elevation Range:
2250 feet to 5600 feet
Elevation Change:
3350 feet
Season:
Year Round

Description

This section of the PCT extends from Scissor's Crossing (at the junction of Highway 78 and S2) north along a VERY DRY portion of the trail called San Felipe Hills to the Montezuma Valley Road (S22). The southern segment traverses Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and the entire section offers great views into the desert.

You MUST carry a lot of water as none is available along the entire 25 miles.

Details

Length:
23 miles
Difficulty:
Easy
Intermediate
Time:
Multi-Day
Trailhead Elevation:
2250
Elevation Range:
2250 feet to 5600
Elevation Change:
3350
Season:
Year Round
Additional Details:

From the Los Angeles Basin, drive south on I-15 to Highway 79 South (Temecula). Follow Hwy 79 approx. 43 miles southeast through Warner Springs to the junction with S2. Follow S2 east 4 miles to the junction with S22. Follow S22 east 1 mile. Trailhead parking is on the right along the road.

From San Diego, follow I-8 east to Highway 67. Follow Hwy 67 north to Ramona. Follow Highway 78 east to Santa Ysabel and the junction with Highway 79. Follow Hwy 79 north approx. 10 miles to the junction with S2. Follow S2 east 4 miles to the junction with S22. Follow S2 east 1 mile.

Map + Directions


Copyright © 1997 - 2017 The Go Travel Sites. All Rights Reserved.

Email Page Link

Complete the form below to email this page to a friend or family member's email. You can send yourself an email as well. Your email and your recipient's email will NOT be shared with anyone. See our full Privacy Policy for details.
:
:
:
 
 
 
:
Copy Yourself on the Email Yes No
:
:

1

Select one or more Free Visitor Guides below

2

Complete the form to receive your guides by mail

Below are the Free Visitor Guides for San Diego. More Visitor Guides are available in California. Click here to view them all!

Carlsbad Carlsbad Carlsbad
Southern CaliforniaCarlsbad is known as "The Village by the Sea," due to its proximity to the glistening Pacific Ocean. There is a European feel to the town where visitors can enjoy a variety of unique events and activities. Yes, I’d like to receive regular email updates on activities, events, deals and more from Visit Carlsbad!
Request this Free Visitor GuideRequested! You're all set! Request a few more Visitor Guides, or complete the form below to receive your guides by mail.
Temecula Valley Temecula Valley Temecula Valley
Southern CaliforniaThe vineyards of California have produced some of the best wines the world over. A sampling at a local winery in Stockton is a great way to experience what is special about this beautiful part of California.
Request this Free Visitor GuideRequested! You're all set! Request a few more Visitor Guides, or complete the form below to receive your guides by mail.
Oceanside Oceanside Oceanside
Oceanside is a classic California beach community with its warm sandy beaches, historic wooden pier and Cape Cod-style harbor village complete with unlimited water sports and recreation. Offering a quiet escape from the hustle and bustle, visitors still experience the casual spirit that made Southern California’s beach culture legendary.
Request this Free Visitor GuideRequested! You're all set! Request a few more Visitor Guides, or complete the form below to receive your guides by mail.