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First snowfall. Simpson was full of blanket of snow-beautiful place. My granddaughter has taken... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Hemet, California
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Nice local trails

Simpson park offers a variety of hiking and mountain biking trails. Pack a lunch and make. Picnic... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
Hemet, California
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28505 Rawlings Rd, Hemet, CA 92544-8365
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

First snowfall. Simpson was full of blanket of snow-beautiful place. My granddaughter has taken friends and family for photo shoots . If you like hiking it is very refreshing to be up there.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank 105jeanniec
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Simpson park offers a variety of hiking and mountain biking trails. Pack a lunch and make. Picnic of your adventures. Some trails lead to incredible views of Diamond Valley Lake. Not much shade on the trails so bring hats and pack sun screen.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Wi2cali
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We went on trailer hike at Simpson park with family friends. Great views of the San Jacinto Valley and Diamond Valley Lake. Most of the trails are easily travelled.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Local but so nice- great hikes-picnic tables-maps at the gate -bathrooms close by- Amazing views of the valley and Diamond Valley Lake- Great spot for pictures

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank teresap678
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We often bring our Golden here for his walk. Mostly nice people. The trails can be dusty but they are easy to walk.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank majorg
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

The mountain bike trails are geared for all levels of skill. If it's summer consider getting a couple buddies and put lights in the bikes. It's thrilling to ride at night and much cooler. Simpson Park is great to just hike or walk with the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank vince572017
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I had only been to Simpson Park a few times growing up in the valley. I didn't know they had a park with bathrooms and picnic tables until I went 3 years ago. The place is so tranquil and the views are so serene. It's...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Dennis T
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Great trails . You have the motor trail and yes , your mountain bike trails that take you up wards and around the many hills of Simpson park. Great view of Hemet Valley @ the top of hill.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank joeezz
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Best trails in the area. Miles and miles of flowy single track. Start early because it gets hot in the summer.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Coastal229780
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Simpson Park is a wonderful viewpoint to see and experience the Hemet Valley. With vistas over the valley and Diamond Valley Lake it is a fine place for a picnic, sightseeing, picture taking, hiking, etc.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Terry D
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9 November 2017|
Response from Dennis T | Reviewed this property |
The lake was named around 1999. Originally it was going to be called Domenigoni Lake, after the name of the valley, hills that form one side, and the family who had owned most of the land on which it was constructed. My... More