May 23, 2023

Unleash Your Spirit of Adventure on the Trails of Tesoro Viejo

Nestled in the breathtaking landscape of Madera County lies Tesoro Viejo, a community that embraces the serenity of nature. Offering a wealth of amenities, Tesoro Viejo beckons residents and visitors to explore its extensive trail network, spanning over 14 miles and beyond down to the banks of the San Joaquin River. Whether you’re an avid outdoor enthusiast or simply seeking a refreshing escape, these trails are sure to captivate your spirit.

Respecting Our Natural World: A Guiding Principle

To ensure the longevity and tranquility of the trails, it is of utmost importance to prioritize preserving our natural environment. By adhering to a few simple guidelines, we can collectively safeguard the beauty that Tesoro Viejo has to offer.

Nature trails at Tesoro Viejo

  • Stick to the Path: When venturing onto the trails, staying on the designated routes is vital. Adhering to the marked trails protects the delicate balance of the ecosystems that thrive within Tesoro Viejo.
  • Harmony with Wildlife: As you embark on your trail adventure, take a moment to appreciate the wildlife that shares this space. However, it is essential to maintain a respectful distance and ensure their natural environment remains undisturbed.
  • Leash Your Furry Friends: We understand the joy of bringing our beloved four-legged companions along. To ensure the safety and comfort of all trail users, it is important to always keep dogs on leashes. Remember to use the trash disposal bags and cans provided to keep the trails pristine.
  • Upholding the Trail’s Integrity: To preserve the tranquility and safety of the trails, smoking, vaping, alcoholic beverages, and motorized vehicles are strictly prohibited. Let us cherish the natural beauty of Tesoro Viejo without compromise!
  • Mindful of Surroundings: While reveling in the trails, it is crucial to remain aware of vehicular traffic and farming operations. Yield to oncoming vehicles and give way to farm machinery, ensuring the safety of all trail users.
  • Considerate Cell Phone Usage: Should you need to use your cell phone, be mindful of your surroundings and fellow hikers. Keep conversations at a low volume and seek out quiet areas to minimize disruption.

Keep pets leashed.

Discover the Unseen Beauty

Embark on the 3.5-mile Tesoro Viejo Trail to unlock an adventure! The moderate to difficult terrain commences at the Town Center and meanders toward the majestic San Joaquin River. Traverse enchanting landmarks like Beaver Pond, Vulture’s Rock and the serene Old Oak Grove to immerse yourself in nature’s splendor.

Nature scenery in community

Want to embrace a scenic 3.7-mile route? The paved asphalt Hillside Loop Trail encircling Hillside Village is the way to go, granting panoramic views of the surroundings. Explore the preserved open space of Buck Meadow and take in the natural beauty of California!

Discover the allure of the Big Canyon Trail, a captivating two-mile dirt path connecting the Tesoro Viejo Trail and Creekside Connection. Meandering past notable landmarks like the Tesoro Viejo Tree Nursery and The Grotto—a unique rock formation—the trail offers stunning field views and a tranquil ambiance whether hikers are heading towards the Kissing Gate or returning from it. Embark on this picturesque journey, where moderate challenge meets breathtaking beauty.

Tesoro Viejo trails Landscape

Try Tesoro Nuevo Trail on for size! Set out on a 2.2-mile moderate dirt trail, meandering alongside peaceful pools and the gentle murmur of the creek bed. Witness the splendor of Little Table Mountain and link with the Creekside Connection, savoring every step.

For those seeking a moderate to difficult challenge, the 1.5-mile Lost Oaks Trail awaits. Traverse historic farm roads, ascend to the “Dam Fine View” atop the arroyos, and reconnect with the Tesoro Viejo Trail. Explore the wonders of Beaver’s House and Vulture’s Rock, and be amazed by the awe-inspiring beauty of the natural world.

Embrace the harmony of nature and community at Tesoro Viejo, where adventure and serenity unite. Visit the Community page to discover more about the abundance of amenities and Great Outdoors experiences that await you. Venture to the Homes page to find the perfect residence that complements your family’s lifestyle!

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