Sweetwater Reservoir Riding & Hiking Trail

The Sweetwater Reservoir Riding and Hiking Trail is a County of San Diego trail, operated through an easement granted by Sweetwater Authority. The trail is nearly five miles long and runs along the south side of Sweetwater Reservoir. The trail entrance is at Sweetwater Regional Park off of San Miguel Road in Bonita. Only pedestrians, bicycles, horses and pets are allowed on the trail. No rest rooms or drinking facilities are available on the trail.

Please stay on the trail at all times to protect the sensitive wildlife near the reservoir.

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For more information contact the County of San Diego Trails and Pathways Program Horse Licenses at 858-694-3266 or the Department of Public Works in person at:
5200 Ruffin Road
San Diego, CA 92123