Bike Trails in Temecula Valley

The rolling hills of Temecula Valley Southern California’s Wine Country provide a unique adventure for cyclists seeking a thrilling challenge while on vacation. More leisurely – and flat – biking journeys can be enjoyed by cruising around town and through Temecula’s scenic Old Town lined with local shops and artisan eats when a break is needed. For an all-day biking journey, consider packing a picnic and biking at Santa Rosa Plateau’s Ecological Reserve; from serious mountain biking terrain to easy-breezy trails with a view, there is a trail for every level.  

There are over 90 miles of bicycle trails and more than 20 additional miles throughout Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country. This provides a wonderful experience for novice and experienced cyclists alike.
 


Trail Guides provided by Bike Temecula Valley a Bicycle Coalition.

Bike Temecula Valley

Murrieta Creek Trail


Murrieta Creek Trail 

1.5 mi
+44 ft Elevation
Regional Trail

Nestled between Murrieta Creek and Diaz Road, the Temecula section of the Murrieta Creek Regional Trail features scenic picnic areas, and both paved and dirt surfaces.  Riders can follow the creek north or cross under the freeway to connect all the way from Old Town to Wine Country.


Temecula Creek Trail 

1 mi
+83 ft Elevation
Trail Head

This park located in Vail Ranch is the perfect place to set out for adventure.  A one-mile dirt access road leads to branching gravel and mountain biking trails which endlessly crisscross the creek and hillsides.

Temecula Creek Trail


Wine Country Trails

Wine Country Tour

15.4 mi 
+1189 ft elevation
Out and Back 

Enjoy this easy e-bike ride on mostly paved surfaces-- great for any fitness level and suitable for all skill levels.


Intermediate Pump Track At Wolf Creek Park

127M
For Both Newcomers and Experienced Riders

Located in the southern end of town across from Fire Station 92, Temecula's brand new intermediate-level pump track is designed for both newcomers and experienced riders alike.  Wolf Creek Park is easy to access by way of the Great Oak Trail (Class I), bike lanes on Wolf Creek Drive (Class II), or from the fully buffered Redhawk / Vail Ranch loop.

Pump Track Wolf Creek


Great Oak Trail

Great Oak Trail

1.8 mi
+101 ft Elevation
Connector

Running along Wolf Creek in southern Temecula, Great Oak Trail is fully-isolated from traffic.  Enjoy a short ride to Patricia H Birdsall Sports Park on one end, or to Friendship Park on the other.


Wine Country Ride

16.3 mi
+1,196 ft Elevation
Counterclockwise Loop

Get away to Temecula Wine Country.  With an easy portage across the dry creek at Crown Hill, take the road less traveled and leave the traffic behind.  Explore the peaceful rolling hills and take a break at your favorite winery.

Wine Country Trails


Recommended Group Rides

Recommended Group Rides

For All Ages

Casual Family Ride: A 7-mile, creek-side cruise-perfect for riders of all ages
Intermediate Ride: Enjoy an 18-mile ride around Temecula, from Old Town to Wine Country.
Pro Ride: Start the day early with a self-directed, 50-mile ride out to Wine Country and back. 


Intermediate Pump Track at Long Canyon Creek Park

For Both Newcomers and Experienced Riders

Located in the northern end of town across from James L. Day Middle School, Temecula's brand new intermediate-level pump track is designed for both newcomers and experienced riders alike.  Whether you're looking to get huge air or prefer to keep the rubber side down, drop in and enjoy the rollers behind the rolling hills of Meadowview.

Pump Track at Long Canyon Park


Southside to City Hall

Southside to City Hall
 

3-5.5 mi each way
+131 ft elevation
Out and Back

Would you like to visit Old Town by bike, but aren't sure how to safely cross the Temecula Creek, Temecula Parkway and I-15?  Whether you're a southside resident, or visiting the Pechanga Resort, this route is for you.  Enjoy a peaceful ride along multi-use trails and calm rural streets with a mid-point rest-stop at the Rose Haven Heritage Garden.


Temecula Trail Loop 

16.5 mi
+650 ft Elevation
Clockwise Loop

Encircling the entire valley, the Temecula Loop Trail follows creek beds and rolling hills in a circuit spanning historic Old Town to the gateway of Southern California wine country.

Temecula Trail Loop


Temecula Pump Track

Pump Track Circuit At the Ronald Reagan Sports Park

2 Tracks
87m of Smooth Riding
For All Ages

Perfect for bikers and skaters before or after a session in the skate park. Two special wooden wallrides add extra thrill and style. Easy access, free entrance, tons of parking, and open 24/7.  New riders can build their confidence on the mini pump track right next door.


Pechanga Resort to Wine Country

8 mi each way
+500 ft Elevation
Out and Back

Tour the valley from the Pechanga Resort to the gateway of Temecula Wine Country. This safe route winds through peaceful parks and quiet neighborhood streets.

Pechanga Resort To Wine Country


Midtown Quiet Ride

Midtown Quiet Ride

6.6 mi each way
+286 ft elevation
Out and Back

Enjoy a quiet ride on trails and neighborhood streets, 25-35 MPH, all the way across central Temecula.  This route starts at a park on the edge of wine country and finishes in Old Town at city hall, passing by the Rose Haven Heritage garden along the way.



Trail provided by Vailocity Bike Park
 

Vailocity Bike Park at Vail Lake 

25 mi
world-class trails

Vailocity Bike Park is the premier bike park for riders in the Southern-California area with 25-miles of world-class trails, obstacles, flow track, and races for Mountain Biking, Gravel Biking, and BMX.

Vailocity Bike Park at Vail Lake