Penny Pine Trailhead Horseback Riding

The 31st most popular equestrian trail in California.

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East of San Diego near Alpine, the Penny Pine Trailhead provides access to 12 miles of horseback riding trails.

To reach the upper end trailhead from San Diego, , take Sunrise Highway from I-8 (near Pine Valley) and drive north 13.5 miles to just past the second cattle guard on the highway. Vehicles should park on either side of the highway in the paved turnouts.

Overall, Penny Pine Trailhead is the 31st most popular horse trail of all 81 horseback rides in California. Several of the better horse trails are nearby Penny Pine Trailhead including Daley Ranch, Noble Canyon Loop, Horsethief Trailhead, Big Laguna Trail, Boulder Oaks and Pioneer Mail TrailheadCoyote Canyon.

Penny Pine Trailhead Horseback Riding Map



Local Contact(s):  Cleveland National Forest (619) 445-6235; California Tourism (916) 444-4429; CA Backcountry Horsemen (888) 302-BCHC.

Best Season:  Mar. - Nov.

Base Camp:  Pine Valley Inn (619) 473-8560; Alpine Inn, Alpine (619) 445-5172

Luxury Loding:  First Resort Ranch (800) 548-3664

Breakfast Restaurant:  Majors Diner, Pine Valley; Pine Valley Java

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  32.9053, -116.4571

Date Published:  5/19/2016

Date Updated:  8/4/2016

ID:  13992

Penny Pine Trailhead Horseback Riding Map


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