Dog-friendly Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve

Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve

8833 Harmony Grove Rd.
Escondido, California 92029
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Local Phone: (760) 632-4212

One of San Diego County’s most precious natural resources, Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve offers approximately 11 miles of hiking, mountain biking, equestrian trails, as well as picnic areas and scenic mountain viewing points.

California leash law is enforced. Please pick up after your dog.

  • Monday – Friday: Dogs under effective voice command are permitted off leash but only at the top of the “Way Up” Trail (point marked with sign).
  • Saturday, Sunday and Holidays: Dogs are required to remain on leash at all times throughout the Reserve.
  • “Way Up” Trail and Lower Trails: Dogs must remain on leash at all times.
  • Additionally, dogs must be held on leash in parking, picnic, and overlook areas or any time they become a nuisance to people, property, and wild or domestic animals.

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