Dog-friendly Hurkey Creek Trail

Hurkey Creek Trail

Mountain Center, California 92561
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Local Phone: (951) 659-2050

Level: Easy
Elevation Gain: 300 ft.
Hiking Time: 2 hours
Trail Length: 3 miles

Hurkey Creek Trail is an easy three-miles, located near Mountain Center, CA. This trail is mainly used for hiking and mountain biking.


Drive on Highway 74 out of Hemet to almost four miles past the junction of Mountain Center and Highway 243, or drive 32 miles south on Highway 74 from Highway 111 in Palm Desert. At Apple Canyon Road, across from Lake Hemet, turn north and then take a sharp left into the campground. 

The trail begins at the far west/southwest part of the campground.

Help us keep this trail beautiful and dog-friendly:
• Always follow the posted rules as they may have changed
• If in an off-leash area, keep your dog under voice command
• Respect and protect wildlife and habitats
• Pack in and pack out, leaving only paw prints

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