Rancho Capistrano


Rancho Capistrano, is a private, gated community surrounded by the Cleveland National Forest, in Riverside County, California.[2]

Rancho Capistrano
Rancho Capistrano is located in California
Rancho Capistrano
Rancho Capistrano
Location in California
Coordinates: 33°36′54″N 117°21′27″W / 33.61500°N 117.35750°W / 33.61500; -117.35750Coordinates: 33°36′54″N 117°21′27″W / 33.61500°N 117.35750°W / 33.61500; -117.35750
CountryUnited States
CountyRiverside County
Elevation3,041 ft (927 m)

It is located within the Morrell Potrero, in the Elsinore Mountains, northwest of Elsinore Peak. The potrero, drained by Morrell Canyon Creek, a tributary of San Juan Creek, was originally the site of the Morrell Ranch. It was developed as a gated community in 1969.[2][3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Rancho Capistrano
  2. ^ a b c Rancho Capistrano Owners Association homepage accessed 5/4/2013
  3. ^ Morrell Potrero, California, USGS Map Name: Wildomar, CA, Map Center: from topoquest.com accessed on 5/3/2013