6S89 - Juan Diego OHV

Anza, California (Riverside County)

Last Updated: 07/28/2018
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Typically Open: Year Round
Length: 1.14 miles
Highest Elevation: 4571 feet
Duration: About 15 minutes
Shape of Trail: Straight Through
Best Direction to Travel: N/A
Nearest Town: Anza
Nearest Town w/ Services: Anza
Official Road Name: 6S89 Juan Diego OHV
Management Agency: San Bernardino National Forest
District: San Jacinto Ranger District


Highlight: 6S89 - Juan Diego OHV
6S89 - Juan Diego OHV is one of a trio of connecting trails just outside the Cahuilla Mountain Wilderness Area. Juan Diego is a straight through trail between Juan Diego Flats OHV to the south and Red Mountain OHV to the north. The area is known for its gemstone mining, and it's link to the Ramona Pageant in Hemet. Juan Diego was murdered near here in 1883, and his death is the basis for the longest running outdoor play in the United States.


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1. Trailhead (0 mi)
Go north at the clearly marked junction with 7S04 Juan Diego Flats OHV.

Directions to Trailhead

Starting Point: Anza

From Highway 371 in Anza, go north on Cary Road for 1.8 miles. The road turns left and becomes Tripp Flats Road which you take for another 1.8 miles. Turn left at the sign for Tripp Flats Station and Cahuilla Mountain Trail. 1 mile on this dirt road will bring you to the trailhead for 6S22 Red Mountain OHV which you will take to the trailhead for 7S04 Juan Diego Flats OHV. Continue on 7S04 for 1 mile to the trailhead for 6S89 Juan Diego OHV on your right.



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Dennis Clark

Mapping Crew - California and Idaho

Dennis Clark was born in Los Angeles in 1942 and after 76 years of living in So Cal he moved to Emmett, Idaho with his wife Patricia, has four adult children with many grand and great grandchildren. He has loved the outdoors since his Cub Scout and Boy Scout days while camping with the family. He's an archer, hunter and fisherman but no longer wishes to harm animals. He has been involved with photography since the 1960's. He became more of a serious hiker in 2010 when he started Geocaching and has hiked the three tallest peaks in So Cal, Mt San Jacinto, Mt San Gorgonio and Mt Baldy, along with most of the lesser peaks in search of caches. Geocaching started his love for the USFS Trail system as he used the trails frequently to get to certain trailheads. He had a 2002 Ford Ranger 2wd and its amazing where that little pickup took him. In 5 years of weekly geocaching he was only stuck once in some Palm Springs sand. His 2016 Wrangler Sport Unlimited was purchased in 2015. He has become quite lazy in the hiking department as he can now drive to most locations. He's looking forward to posting some trails and don't hesitate to ask him for any help you might need.
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