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Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve

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39400 Clinton Keith Road, Murrieta, CA
+1 951-677-6951
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Beautiful hike through historic area

Great place to get away from it all, and yet not that far away. Enjoyed learning about the history... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Craig L
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Dupont, Washington
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Beautiful area to hike or ride. Easy terrain. Nothing too technical. Beautiful in the spring when... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
rpmotocross
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Murrieta, California
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39400 Clinton Keith Road, Murrieta, CA
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"vernal pools"
in 27 reviews
"bring plenty of water"
in 7 reviews
"visitor center"
in 12 reviews
"oak trees"
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"love hiking"
in 3 reviews
"great hiking trails"
in 4 reviews
"hiking experience"
in 2 reviews
"wear boots"
in 2 reviews
"cattle ranch"
in 2 reviews
"family hikes"
in 2 reviews
"multiple trails"
in 2 reviews
"bob cats"
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"mountain bike"
in 4 reviews
"spring and fall"
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"beautiful area"
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"mile hike"
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"welcome center"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to get away from it all, and yet not that far away. Enjoyed learning about the history of the area.

Thank Craig L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful area to hike or ride. Easy terrain. Nothing too technical. Beautiful in the spring when it greens up from rains. Can be hot in the summer.

Thank rpmotocross
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is fantastic for anyone who loves the outdoors. Lots of hiking trails to choose from. Great topography and views. We were there on a Saturday and it was not crowded. Put on your walking shoes, grab your kids and get outdoors. Note there...More

Thank Cathy G
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Had a great day with my kids. I'm not in great shape, so there were several choices for me to choose from. Would recommend for a full day or just part of a day. There are also picnic tables.

Thank patriciagU7556UI
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Whether with my wife or with the whole family, we always enjoy a peaceful hike at the plateau. If you go on the spring you will see the beautiful flowers blooming as well as the green grass.

Thank rosanluke
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Beautiful stunning views for miles! Horseback ride, hike, bike you cannot go wrong. Also family friendly take a picnic. Take in the fresh air. So much history and education to be had.

Thank tracig202
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

This is our go to place for a day of hiking ... Enjoy all of the trails and beauty of the area that surrounds us!

Thank haerry2017
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Easy to get to in Murrieta. Beautiful pools to see and animals. Hiking trails are great and the views are wonderful

Thank Mexico007
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

Great walking trails throughout the nature preserve and a small but very nice natural history museum

Thank melindafouche
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

A beautiful location for a stroll or a hike. Trails let you meander through the terrain. Lovely seasonal changes.

Thank rnratwaldenwest
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Ava W
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Response from Deborah G | Reviewed this property |
I have been to the plateau many, many times. While hiking I have never seen any artifacts. However, just before you get to the hiking trails, there is a visitor center. There are many interesting facts and photos and... More
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