Town Highlight: Lake Elsinore
Lake Elsinore, a natural freshwater lake about 3,000 acres in size. The city is surrounded by the beautiful Ortega Mountains. Lake Elsinore is home to about 64,000 people. Located 15 miles North of Temecula, Lake Elsinore is home to many residential activities and events.
Lake Elsinore is popular most of the year for boating, wind surfing, swimming, fishing, water skiing and activities on the beach. The lake offers beautiful campgrounds. It's a short drive to the scenic Cleveland National Forest. The Elsinore Valley is popular with skydiving enthusiasts due to the well known thermal winds. Excellent opportunities for hiking, bicycle riding and bird watching are available. The Trabuco Canyon Trail and the Chiquito Trail are popular with outdoor enthusiasts.
Castle Amusement Park, Scandia Amusement Park and Boomers Family Fun Center are nearby. There are numerous golf courses in the area including Cherry Hills Golf Course, North Golf Course and Colony Country Club. Crystal Cove, Chino Hills, Palomar Mountain and Don Tiburcio Tapia state parks are situated in the area and are popular for a variety of outdoor activities.
Housing in Lake Elsinore is very affordable with average sale price of a home (March 2021) is $441,000.