North Main Divide Road

Total Miles
12.0

Elevation

1718.59 ft

Duration

Hours

Technical Rating

3

Easy

Best Time

spring, summer, fall, winter

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Trail Overview

Difficulty

Easy

History

Santiago Peak lies in Orange County, in the Trabuco Ranger District of the Cleveland National Forest at an elevation of 5,690 feet. The original 70-foot lookout tower was built in 1914, and was removed by the CCC in 1935. A 35-foot tower with a 10-foot cab was built in 1951. The remaining structure is currently surrounded by communications facilities.

Technical Rating

3

Access Description

Start in the city of Lake Elsinore and follow Highway 74 towards either Long Canyon Road or North Main Divide Road.