Dagget Creek Path

Menifee, California (Riverside County)

Last Updated: 09/15/2018
3.6 / 5 ( 10 reviews )
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Highlight: Dagget Creek Path
Dagget Creek Path is a diamond in the rough. It offers fantastic 360 degree views from the 2,256 foot hill top; Santiago Peak to the west, Mount Baldy, Big Bear, Mount San Gorgonio to the north and Idyllwild, Mount San Jacinto to the east. This trail is only 1 mile west of Menifee, 1 mile south of Perris and 1 mile east of Quail Valley. It is a perfect 4x4 off-road trail to try out that new addition to your rig or if you just don't have the time to run up to the previously mentioned locations.


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The Daggett Creek Path starts just off Goetz Road. 2wd will take you as far as the Lonesome Tree up ahead.

Directions to Trailhead

Starting Point: Perris or Lake Elsinore

From Perris and the 215 Freeway, go west on Ethanac Road 1.8 miles to Goetz Road and turn left/south. Continue south 1.4 miles to Dagget Creek Path and the Trailhead, and turn left, this turn is unmarked. From Lake Elsinore and the 15 Freeway, go east on Railroad Canyon Road 4.3 miles to Goetz Road and turn left/north. Continue north 3.5 miles to Lesser Lane and Trails End, and turn right, this turn is unmarked. If coming from Lake Elsinore and you wish to run this trail as written, continue north on Goetz Road, 0.7 miles to Dagget Creek Path, and turn right.


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Trail Reviews (16)

Questions & Answers (1)

Q: This trail needs to be updated to Rocks too now:...
–Anita (09/30/2018)
–Dennis Clark (09/30/2018)

Writer Information

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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