Top Adventures in Riverside

  • Hike Mt. Rubidoux

    Featuring over 161 acres and over 3.5 miles of combined paved and dirt trails, Mount Rubidoux Park in Riverside, CA is a beautiful natural environment and adventure location. Although some say this is just a "hill", this Inland Empire gem offers ...

    2.7 miles 500 ft gain

  • Hike to the UC Riverside "C"

    This approximately 2 mile round-trip hike takes you a thousand feet above the valley floor that Riverside lies in. Start by parking somewhere along East Big Springs Road, following the trail signs, and going in the direction of the large golden "C...

    1.9 miles 950 ft gain

  • Hike Two Trees Trail

    Parking is free at the trailhead, but there is only room for approximately five cars. The trailhead is on the edge of a neighborhood, so you can park there if needed. From the parking lot, head west, and immediately veer right and across the bridg...

    2.5 miles 977 ft gain

  • Run the Carriage Trail

    There is room to park just off San Timoteo Road. On the other side of the trail is more parking off Alessandro. You can park your car on either side and start your run/walk/bike ride. This is a nice little "get away" trail to take a break from sub...

    2.5 miles 300 ft gain

  • Hike the Skyline Drive Trail

    This trail is shared by hikers, mountain bikers and trail runners. Rock climbers can find areas to boulder off the trail. Bring lots of extra water as this trail is rather dusty and can get very hot. This is a good training hike for those looking ...

    11.4 miles 2421 ft gain

  • Explore Walker Canyon

    Walker canyon is within easy driving distance from most places in Orange County and San Diego which makes for a great day trip.  While there is no official parking lot for the trail you will be able to find parking all along Lake Street and Walker...

  • Hike the Adobe Loop

    The best place to park for this hike is at Hunter's Hill park. From there, the trailhead is located on Natalie Road just South of the park. There is a large sign marking the start of the trail, but it does not give a name for either the trail head...

    1.84 miles 360 ft gain

  • Hike the Scully Ridge Trail

    This trail offers solitude and serene quiet as you work your way into the hills. If you visit this area after heavy rains, the falls will be running. The trail is open year-round and is shared by hikers, mountain bikers, trail runners, and horseba...

    9.7 miles 2027 ft gain

  • Hike to Santiago Peak via Holy Jim

    When you think of Orange County, you think of beaches, boardwalks, but what you may not know is that there are some great hikes in our very own backyard! My favorite is a fairly strenuous day hiking adventure that only the strong survive. Not to...

    15 miles 4500 ft gain

  • Hike to Holy Jim Falls

    To start, directions on how to get to the trail there are two different ways, the most common , which I will explain, being through Rancho Santa Margarita you will head east on Santa Margarita Parkway, turn left at the dead end (into a parking lot...

    2.9 miles 570 ft gain

  • Ride the San Juan Trail

    The San Juan Trail is located off the Ortega Highway (Hwy 74) in Southern Orange County. It is done frequently as a long, 11 mile climb that is rewarded by an almost continuous descent of 3400ft. The out-and-back trail head is back Hot Spring Cany...

    11 miles 3400 ft gain

  • Hike to Black Star Canyon Falls

    Waterfalls in Orange County are far and few between, with the best lying near and inside the Cleveland National Forest. Black Star Canyon Falls are some of the best just after a rain if you are heading out during a dry time of the season you shoul...

    7.5 miles 913 ft gain

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