Outdoor Recreation & Parks

Great weather and fresh air will encourage you to take the family out to enjoy the beautiful outdoors offered by Temecula.

Santa Rosa Plateau Wildlife Preserve

Go for a hike on the Santa Rosa Plateau Wildlife Preserve. The Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve is located at the southern end of the Santa Ana Mountains in southwest Riverside County, near the city of Murrieta.

Boating & Fishing

Delight in a day of boating and fishing at one of our lakes.

Lake Skinner

Lake Skinner, the site of the annual Balloon and Wine Festival, consists of 6,040 acres of land and lake, with a lake surface of 1,200 acres.

Diamond Valley Lake

Diamond Valley Lake is embarking on a substantial trail system that will allow visitors to hike and ride through the hill surrounding the reservoir. The first set of trails are along the north hills overlooking the lake, and another circumnavigates the lake.


The Temecula Valley area boasts 153 holes at 8 golf courses, including 7 championship courses. Many of these courses are open to the public 7 days a week. For more information on the Golf courses, please visit the Temecula Valley website.

Temecula Skate Park

The Temecula Skate Park offers the ultimate skateboarding and in-line skating experience. The park consists of a competition 60-foot diameter bowl with ramp entry. Please visit our Temecula Skate Park page.