Top Adventures in Riverside County

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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 Heart Rock Trail

    This short but nice hike near Crestline, CA in the San Bernadino Forest is one for the whole family. Although finding the trailhead/parking lot can be a bit confusing, it is definitely worth it.  Driving in from the Inland Empire/LA Area, follow T...

    1.8 miles

  • 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 the Claremont Wilderness Trail

    Drive to the top of Mills Ave in Claremont. There is a main parking area to the left and overflow parking a block south on the right. It costs $3 to park for 4hrs.As the name implies, the Wilderness Loop is a loop that connects to other trails in ...

  • Hike to Aztec Falls

    From Lake Arrowhead, take the 173 to Hook Creek Road until you dead end onto Squint Ranch Road. Take a right at the first fork in the road, and park in the lot for Splinters Cabin. The dirt road can be a bit rocky and might not be the best for sma...

    1.2 miles

  • Hike to Stoddard Flat via the Stoddard Peak Trail

    On the way to Mount Baldy and within the trail system of the San Gabriel mountain range is the Stoddard Peak Trail. The Stoddard Peak Trail, which is basically the old Barrett-Stoddard fire road, goes through the Stoddard Canyon into Stoddard Flat...

    4 miles 1000 ft gain

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Lake Arrowhead, California

      Dogwood

      Overview Dogwood Campground is a family-friendly facility located in the heart of the San Bernardino National Forest. All sites must be reserved to enjoy the area's scenic surroundings and plentif...

    • Lake Arrowhead, California

      Breathtaking Mountain Retreat

      We call it our lake house because it provides access to both the main lake at Lake Arrowhead and the Grass Valley Lake; a short walking distance. The surroundings invite morning walks for any age, ...

      From $189/night

    • Running Springs, California

      Getaway Big Bear

      A Handcrafted Hideaway Enjoy your tiny spot in nature - our collection of cabins is spread across 57 acres. The cabins are scattered throughout our Outpost, but you'll be near your neighbors.  Unpl...

      From $189/night

    • San Bernardino, California

      North Shore (Ca)

      Overview North Shore Campground is a quiet place to camp, away from the hustle and bustle of nearby cities. The campground is nestled among Southern California's pine-covered mountains, providing a...

    • Fisherman's Trail

      Fishermans Group

      Overview Fisherman's Group Campground is a semi-primitive campground reached by a 2.5-mile hike into the mountains of southern California. The dirt road and walk to the sites are well worth the eff...

    • Big Bear, California

      Shady Cove Group Campground

      Overview Shady Cove Group Campground is a beautiful place to camp within the Children's National Forest. It provides access to numerous trails and a lookout tower, with a climbing area nearby. The ...

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