the front of the old west style general store at stagecoach trails campground

Nearby Things to Do

Hey, we have a whole lot of great things to do and see right at Stagecoach Trails Resort, but we’d be crazy not to bring to your attention all the other great places to visit within a short drive!

tourists riding a horse drawn cart in Julian Ca.

Historic Julian California

A quick 20 minute drive away, Historic Julian is a classic mining town ready for exploration and shopping! Lovely restaurants and famous apple pie is on the menu for your visit to Julian. You’re not going to want to miss this!

A golfer putting into a hole

de Anza Golf

Golf is equal parts enjoyable and frustrating. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t give it a go! 30 minutes away is the beautiful de Anza Country Club and you are not going to want to miss the scenic desert views you’ll find while enjoying 18 holes.

A picture of a grand casino

Pala Casino

Just 30 minutes from Stagecoach Trails awaits all the excitement of Vegas and more! Pala Casino is one of San Diego’s premier gaming playgrounds that you are not going to want to miss. Win big and camp even bigger!

a view of lake Henshaw from up on a crest

Lake Henshaw & Cuyamaca

Ready for some fishing? Dust off that fishing tackle and head on out. A short drive away is the lovely underrated Lake Henshaw. Lake Cuyamaca is stocked with over 38,000 pounds of trout every year, this is the fishing hole you’ve been waiting for! Just 45 minutes from Stagecoach Trails, Lake Cuyamaca is an anglers paradise nestled in the high eastern mountains of San Diego County.

A picture of a mud cave in Anza Borrego. Sunlight streams through an opening in the cave

The hiking and biking trails in the Anza Borrego State park adjacent to Stagecoach Trails are amazing and endless! Click the button below for lots of details!

White Nissan Pathfinder turns on a desert road coming through a gap between two small rock covered hills

The Pinyon Mountain trail system begins literally across the street from Stagecoach Trails and connects to many others.  One connection features One of only 5 Jeep Badge of Honor Trails in California. A great trip for exploring the high desert with several serious Rock crawling features including “The Squeeze” and “Heart Attack Hill”.   35 inch tires with lockers are lift highly recommend. There are no bypasses around these trail features.


six dual sport motorcycles with riders taking pictures as they cruise through a desert canyon

Stagecoach Trails has become an extremely popular base camp for dual sport riders in recent years.  ADV Ralley has hosted large events at Stagecoach Trails, as the area in the Anza Borrego Stage park is ideal with hundreds of miles of fun trails and exploration for all skill levels.

White Nissan pathfinder 4x4 crawling over rocks in the Anza Borrego desert near Stagecoach Trails Campground

There are amazing rock crawling challenges on the Pinyon mountain trail.  There are also some very challenging rock gardens off of the Rodriguez spur truck trail about eight miles South of Stagecoach Trails Campground off of Hwy S-2.