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      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. In addition, the natural beauty of the Reserve includes such native plant communities as oak riparian, oak woodland, coastal sage scrub and chaparral. All wildlife and natural resources at the Reserve are fully protected so that future generations may also enjoy these wonders.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
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      The Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve is located at 8833 Harmony Grove Road, Escondido, CA 92029. The entrance to the Reserve is located between the 6 and 6.5 mile markers on Harmony Grove Road.
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      Stats

      Trails
      14
      Total Distance
      11.8 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      6.0 miles
      Total Descent
      3,255 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,332 ft
      Total Vertical
      856 ft
      Reports
      2
      Photos
      29
      Ridden Counter
      103

      Photos of Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve Mountain Bike

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      Jun 5, 2016 @ 1:42pm
      Jun 5, 2016
      Lake Hodges Overlook Loop
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      Jun 5, 2016 @ 1:42pm
      Jun 5, 2016
      Lake Hodges Overlook Loop
      75 |
      Jun 5, 2016 @ 1:42pm
      Jun 5, 2016
      Lake Hodges Overlook Loop
      105 |
      May 4, 2015 @ 8:02pm
      May 4, 2015
      Equine Incline, Escondido
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      Videos of Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve Mountain Bike

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      7:43 | 139 | Aug 3, 2015
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