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South Fork Trail – Dry Lake (San Gorgonio)

Miles: 22 +/-miles Days: 2 days, 1 nights Elevation Gain/loss: 4,534’/4,534 Max Elevation: 9691′ Min Elevation: 7439 Type of Trip: Backpacking Difficulty: Moderate Location: San Gorgonio Wilderness Starting Point: South Fork Ending: South Fork Topo Map (JPG) South Fork Trail to San Gorgonio Mountain via Dry Lake is a 22.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Angelus …

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Barker Valley Spur Trail – Palomar Mountain

Days:  2 Rating: (easy/Moderate) Milage: 12 + Elevation Gain/loss: +900’/-900″ Location: Spur Trail Trail Head: 33.3395804, -116.788035 Type: In & Out: MAP: Link Tucked into a dry and isolated corner of the Cleveland National Forest, the oak-rimmed oasis of Barker Valley is an incredible surprise. The perennial west fork of the San Luis Rey River gurgles (probably dry now!) through the narrow valley floor, sustaining a growth of …

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