Cleveland National Forest – San Juan Loop Trail

Exit the I-5 at Highway 74 or Ortega Highway or…

Exit the I-15 at Highway 74 or Ortega Highway at Lake Elsinore. Follow the curvy highway up the mountain past Lookout Restaurant – a popular biker hangout. Continue five or six miles down the other side of the hill and the San Juan Loop trailhead parking area will be on the right. This is across the highway from the Candy Store. You should be careful pulling out of the parking lot as oncoming traffic is not easily visible.






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