Recreation in Fallbrook

Land Conservancy Preserves

Most of these preserves are open to the public and have trails.

Appleton Preserve - 22.98 acres of riparian habitat along La Canada Rd.

Bonsall Preserve - 27.36 acres of largely inaccessible wetlands at NW corner of Mission & Hwy 76

Dinwiddie Preserve - 14.5 acres across from Palomares House on S. Stagecoach Ln.

Engel Family Preserve - 10.37 acres off Sumac Rd.
A short trail to benches and sweeping views to east.
Los Jilgueros Preserve - 43.5 acres on S. Mission Rd N of High School with over 2 miles of looping, gentle trails.

Karen Tucker Preserve at Heller's Bend -
48.55 acres at the south end of Heller's Bend Rd, just off S. Mission. A 1/2 mile steep paved trail through riparian area and live oak forest up to sweeping views to east. Dirt trail continues through the spectacular coastal sage habitat.

Monserate Mountain Preserve - 340 acres just east of I-15. The 1.5-mile trail to the top offers views from the ocean to the mountains.

Palomares House and Park - 1.57 acres with historic farmhouse, gardens, memorial tile walkway and wildlife sculptures.

Rock Mountain Preserve - 78 acres on Sandia Creek Rd. ~1.5mi N of Santa Margarita River.  1.5-mile looping trail to Bryant Creek and views.
For more information, please visit
Fallbrook Land Conservancy
P.O. Box 2701
Fallbrook, CA 92088
(760) 728-0889

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Fallbrook Trails Council

The Santa Margarita River Trail is one of the most beautiful riparian areas and the last continuously flowing river in southern California. The trails wind past deep pools and rushing waters over large boulders. Great for bird watchers and bikers, hikers and equestrians. Share the path and enjoy this gorgeous wild place.
For more information, please visit:
Fallbrook Trails Council
P.O. Box 2974
Fallbrook, CA 92088

Recreation - Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce - LiveOakPark_photoWEB    Live Oak County Park

Live Oak Park has long been the cornerstone of Fallbrook. First inhabited by Native Americans, the park is an oak tree forest that begs for visitors to stay and enjoy its beauty. The park is ideal for picnicking, strolling, and sharing time with family and friends. The park is also home to woodpeckers, hawks, and songbirds that swoop between the ancient oaks.
2746 Reche Road, Fallbrook
Open 9:30 am until one-half hour before sunset
To reserve the picnic areas, call the Fallbrook Community Center at 760-728-1671.

Live Oak Dog Park

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2746 Reche Road, Fallbrook
A grass-roots, all-volunteer group of dog owners decided Fallbrook needed a dog park. We circulated a petition, and now have our Dog Park!
To learn more about the Live Oak Dog Park, please call (760) 723-8780.

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    Fallbrook Tennis Club

     2141 S. Mission Road, Fallbrook
     (near the Airpark)
The Fallbrook Tennis Club offers tennis at all levels, from beginner to advanced competition levels. There are year-round leagues for men and women, from C to A levels. Most leagues play during the day with some playing in the evening, notably team tennis and the working ladies league. Men's leagues usually play on the weekends.
The Club offers various social activities, such as monthly socials, exchanges with other clubs, monthly birthday celebrations and special theme events such as the Turkey Tournament, Calcutta, Luck of the Irish, etc.
Ladies Days are Tuesday and Thursday mornings and Men's Days, Wednesday and Saturday mornings with reserved courts for the groups.
The Fallbrook Tennis Club has ten outdoor courts, of which six are lighted. All courts are grouped for viewing. The Facility is available for private parties and events for nominal fees.
Pro Shop
Our Pro Shop has the latest in tennis fashion apparel, along with the newest racquets at very competitive prices, accessories, and racquet stringing on-premises.
Visit our website at:

A Golfer's Paradise

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Fallbrook's rolling hills and abundant views are ideal backdrops while enjoying the area's golf courses.
   The Fallbrook area has two public golf courses, one private golf course, and one semi-private golf course.
The four full golf courses are all sanctioned by the USGA and the SCGA and include practice facilities among their amenities.

   Enter "Golf" in our Member Search tool to find Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce Members who provide golf-related services. 


Pala Mesa Resort

(760) 728-5881
2001 S. Hwy. 395
Fallbrook, CA 92028

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Golf Club of California

(760) 451-3700
3742 Flowerwood Lane
Fallbrook, CA 92028
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Vista Valley Country Club

(760) 758-2800
29354 Vista Valley Dr.
Vista, CA 92084
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Fallbrook Community Center

Recreation - Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce - CommCenter_Party_Set_Up_Large    341 Heald Lane, Fallbrook
Located between the Community Center and La Paloma school is a park that features restrooms, two lighted sand volleyball courts, covered picnic pavilion, grass play area, barbeques, extra parking spaces, and tailored landscaping. A volunteer live-in park host is on-site to provide maintenance and security for the facility.
Recreation - Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce - playground%40CC The Community Center is the perfect setting for your wedding ceremony and reception, birthday or anniversary party, banquet, dance, or business meeting. We can provide seating for up to 240 guests in our auditorium. The building is fully air-conditioned, and the use of tables and chairs are included in the rental fee. Hire your caterer or self-cater your event using the full commercial kitchen which includes refrigerator, freezer, ovens, stoves, and steam tables. For information regarding Instructional classes, room rentals, childcare, Live Oak Park group picnic reservations, events or trips and tours, call 760-728-1671.


Please be prepared to show your valid drivers license, registration and insurance card to base police upon arriving at Camp Pendleton. If you have no base privileges, please visit the Visitor Center with your sponsor.

The Camp Pendleton Visitor Center is located in Bldg. 20255T, adjacent to the Main Gate near Interstate 5. The Center is intended to process visitors who have been pre-sponsored by base personnel.  Those visitors who have not been pre-sponsored should expect long delays or should arrange to have their sponsor meet them at the gate.
Business Hours:
Mon - Fri
7:30 am – 3:30 pm
Phone: 760-763-8435

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Paintball Park at Camp Pendleton

1700 Vandegrift Blvd., Oceanside  • 866-985-4932
The Paintball Park at Camp Pendleton is southern California's hot spot for Paintball, Paintball Lite, Airsoft, & Splatmaster games!  We are open for walk-on play every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm. We also feature paintball night games on Fridays and Saturdays from 6:00 – 10:00 pm.  Have a big group?  We are open seven days a week for private groups of 15+ players! Let us help you make your birthday party, corporate group, bachelor party, school function, sports team outing, church activity, or military event unforgettable!

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Leatherneck Lanes Bowling Center

Bldg. 1339, Mainside  • 760-725-6109
Leatherneck Lanes is a newly renovated 40 lane state-of-the-art bowling center. Offering private party rooms, exciting new scoring system, Facebook Game Connect, leagues, classic and skill games, arcade billiards, live sports TV, an enticing grill, and more! Adults and families alike will enjoy the new features and amenities.

Marine Memorial Golf Course

Bldg. 18415 Mainside  • 760-725-4653
The Marine Memorial Golf Course is the ultimate hidden jewel of Windmill Canyon. Situated amongst rolling foothills and lush foliage, this 18-hole PGA Championship Golf Course, Mulligan's Grill and Eagle's Landing Lounge is the perfect destination for a day on the greens or an event to exceed your expectations.

Stepp Stables

Bldg. 1516, San Luis Rey • 760-725-5094
Stepp Stables some of the best trail riding in San Diego County. They offer boarding, training and lessons as well. A friendly staff, along with nationally ranked trainers/instructors, provide guidance for all levels of horsemanship at a competitive price. One hour Western, English, jumping and dressage lessons for ages 7 years and up. Private lessons available for ages 3-6.
All lessons and trail rides by appointment only.

Bike Riding in San Diego County

With more than 1,340 miles of bikeways in the San Diego region, riding a bike can get people where they want to go – to work, school, transit stations, and more. The interactive San Diego Regional Bike Map was updated in 2015 and features basemaps that show street, imagery or topographic views, as well as layers to highlight rail lines and steep routes. This free publication is produced by SANDAG and includes the latest updates to bikeways in the San Diego region and bike parking facilities. Use the bike map to plan your ride today!


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