Noble Canyon Trailhead

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Noble Canyon Trailhead

Trail Views



10 miles with longer connecting trail options

Pets Allowed



Adventure Pass Required

Hike/Ride Time

Full day



Best Seasons

Fall, Spring, Winter


Off old Hwy 80 at pine creek road. See map below

Ranger District

Descanso Ranger District - (619) 445-6235

The trail itself extends about 10 miles one way, but for the adventurous hiker/rider, Noble Canyon also intersects the Big Laguna Trail System, where recreational users have the option to access the Red tailed Roost, Noble Canyon, Sunset, and Pacific Crest Trails, adding up to 20 miles of additional trails. Additionally, for those looking for multiple day outings, the area off Pine Creek Rd is accessible to dispersed campers seeking a true wilderness experience.

At a Glance

Fees Adventure Pass Required: To purchase a pass for this location visit a Cleveland National Forest office, find a local Adventure Pass vendor or purchase online at
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Pine Valley, CA
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


The lower end of the trail is reached by driving 1.2 miles north of Pine Valley on Old Highway 80, then 1.6 miles north on Pine Creek Road.

Recreation Map

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