Agua Dulce Equestrian Trailhead

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Agua Dulce Equestrian Trailhead

Trail Views



1.8 - 2.3 miles (one way) depending on trail connection

Pets Allowed



Adventure Pass Required

Hike/Ride Time

Full day


Easy to Strenuous - dependent on connection

Best Seasons

Fall, Spring, Winter


Off Sunrise Hwy 1 and Wooded Hill Road. See Map Below.

Ranger District

Descanso Ranger District - (619) 445-6235

Agua Dulce Equestrian Trailhead is a great opportunity to access multiple trails for varying skill levels. The parking area was designed to accommodate larger vehicles so equestrian trailers and larger groups. Aqua Dulce Trailhead is adjacent to the Old County Road which connects users to the Wooded Hill Nature Trail and the Big Laguna Trail Spurs (See Chico and Gatos Ravine).

Agua Dulce is adjacent to the Wooded Hill Group Campground and is located down Wooded Hill Road/Old County Road off of Sunrise Highway on Mount Laguna. The Visitor’s Center as well as food and lodging are within several miles of the trailhead, located in Mount Laguna. Recreation fees are required to park and use the amenities at this trailhead. Adventure Passes and Daily Recreation Passes can be purchased on Mount Laguna at the Visitor’s Center, Blue Jay Lodge, the Laguna Country Store

For a list of more trails to explore in your area, please see our Recreation Trail Guide

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: Light-Medium
Busiest Season: None

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Horse Riding & Camping

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Horse Riding

Specifically designed to accomodate equestrian trailers and large groups. Very popular trail for horseback riding

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