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Fall Activities in Murrieta, California

by Katie Skrzek

Sep 27, 2022

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Murrieta, California, offers family travelers plenty of fun activities this fall. From outdoor activities to craft beer tastings, Murrieta hosts autumnal fun for everyone.


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Murrieta is home to excellent hiking opportunities, regardless of your skill level. The scenic Santa Rosa Plateau Trail offers a leisurely loop, Tenaja Falls features a moderate trail and Cole Canyon Trail offers a greater elevation change. There are miles of various terrain with unique scenery, from historic adobes to waterfalls. Murrieta also offers scenic mountain biking trails and clearly marked city bike lanes. Popular cycling routes include Sylvan Meadows, Engelmann Oak Loop Trail and La Alba Trails.


Spend time brewery hopping during your visit. There are many unique breweries in Murrieta, including 8 Bit Brewing Company with beers with pop-culture-inspired names. Inland Wharf Brewing Co. serves up cask-conditioned ales and nitrogen-regulated draft beer. Visit Backyard Bottleshop and Taproom for a laid-back atmosphere. Murrieta’s Craft Beer Week runs Oct. 15–23 this year.


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Venture just outside of Murrieta for lake and wine experiences. Skinner Reservoir and Lake Elsinore offer watersports, each about a 20-minute drive from the city. Temecula Valley is a short drive from Murrieta. The under-the-radar wine region is home to many wineries.


Read more about Murrieta’s events on the website.


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