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Murrieta Heights is a neighborhood in southeastern Los Santos featured in Grand Theft Auto V and Grand Theft Auto Online. It borders El Burro Heights to the south, Mirror Park and East Vinewood to the north, Tataviam Mountains to the east, and La Mesa to the west.


Murrieta Heights is primarily a residential neighborhood with surrounded industrial fields and freeway intersections. The neighborhood, together with the rest of East Los Santos is one of the highest areas of the city, due to its proximity to the Tataviam Mountains. The neighborhood is primarily Hispanic and it's also a hangout spot for several Latino gangs.

Events of GTA V

This is the place where Trevor needs to fly with the chopper during the mission Surveying the Score, to overwatch two Gruppe Sechs trucks heading to the Union Depository.

Events of GTA Online

Murrieta Heights appears in several missions, principally Lester's missions, where the player needs to deliver stolen cars or helicopters to Lester's warehouse.


Murrieta Heights takes its influence from Boyle Heights, California and its surrounding smaller neighborhoods.


The intersection between the Olympic Freeway and the Del Perro Freeway is situated in the neighborhood, it's also the first neighborhood that the player will see after arriving from Blaine County through the Palomino/Senora Freeway.

Places of Interest

Roads and Streets




  • The neighborhood's name could be a reference to Joaquin Murrieta, a famous figure in California during the Gold Rush of the 1850s.
  • Its name could also be a reference to the city of Murrieta, California, named after Juan Murrieta, a Spanish land owner in California in the late 19th century.