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Mount Rubidoux Trail

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Mount Rubidoux Trail is a 2.7 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Riverside, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 2.7 miles Elevation Gain: 393 feet Route Type: Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

rock climbing

trail running

walking

bird watching

partially paved

rails trails

views

wild flowers

Mt. Rubidoux trail is more of a paved road, but makes a great place for a quick run, a beautiful hike with friends and family, or for taking your dog for a walk. Though it is not a long trail, the amazing views of Riverside make this paved trail a popular place. There is an American Flag and a Cross at the top. Bring sunscreen or a hat. Parking at the trailhead can be tricky to find, and most hikers use nearby parking areas. The trail has some grade but it is great for strollers and WHEELCHAIRS.

recorded Mount Rubidoux Trail

hiking
10 days ago

Most of the trail is paved or at least graded and it is definitely kid friendly. Parking available at Ryan Bonaminio Park and along the street next to it

hiking
bugs
24 days ago

Loved the trail, plenty of locations to stop and take it all it, greats for families, and offers more than just the trail! You get a waterfall, picnic spots , and the scenery!

hiking
no shade
1 month ago

hiking
1 month ago

Easy hike...dirt road leading to a beautiful scenic cross. Took so many pix! Parking lot across the street...Free!! Would love to go back at sunrise or sunset!

hiking
1 month ago

Just what I needed for a quick spot before a conference. Similar to Cowles Mountain in San Diego, but paved.

walking
no shade
1 month ago

Good trail for beginners. Paved trail, kinda steep going up but not hard at all. We took the dogs with us on this one and they had no problems. You don’t need hiking boot for this trail. Great views. FYI: parking is at the park south of the trail head.

hiking
1 month ago

Super easy!

hiking
bugs
2 months ago

hiking
2 months ago

Good trail for beginners!!

hiking
bugs
2 months ago

hiking
2 months ago

Very easy trail for more of a challenge climb up the rocks.

2 months ago

I love it here for a quick run after work.

hiking
no shade
2 months ago

hiking
3 months ago

Great morning hike went up from buena vista trailhead from the dog park and very populated place to walk/hike

3 months ago

nice hike

3 months ago

Went on 2nd grade field trip with my child's school, it was great! All kids made it up and down with extra energy to play at park. Everyone we pass on the trail was friendly and and had a smile. Views was stunning, too. The only issue is dodging dog poop, I wish the owner's would be more responsible and considerate. Over all would reccomend and do the trail again with the family.

hiking
no shade
3 months ago

Busy, busy trail. Encountered some interesting characters while on this hike. Parked along the street since the park's lot was full due to an event.

hiking
3 months ago

There’s 2 sides, steep & quick or flat & long. I’m currently pregnant & made it to the bridge. It’s nice having benches along the trail to have a quick rest & enjoy the views!

hiking
4 months ago

One of my favorite local trails. It’s a quick and easy hike. It tends to get busy in the evening but if you don’t mind waking up before sunrise you will get amazing views of the sun rising. Dog friendly and they have bags at the beginning of the trail to pick up after them.

hiking
4 months ago

Really good trail for the kids, and my husband who doesn’t have a lot of hiking experience. They did it with ease.

hiking
no shade
4 months ago

4 months ago

Easy 4 mile roundtrip (if you take the long trail).

hiking
4 months ago

There are several ways up/down. Easier incline or slightly more challenging. Wide, paved road. Great for anyone. 360 view...from downtown Riverside to Rubidoux. Even further on clear days. Watch parking near trailhead on 9th...zoned parking & they will ticket. Also...watch your step as a lot of dog walkers refuse to pick up after their dogs.

4 months ago

great trail will love to go again

4 months ago

fun, easy, well maintained trail.

hiking
4 months ago

Small hike but very cute! I love the history. Tons of parking! I was there on the weekend and I had so much fun! Thank you AllTrails

4 months ago

good walking trail for family with children under 10.

4 months ago

easy walk, lots of dogs, very nice views. kind of crowded on weekend.

hiking
5 months ago

Nice trail my first time hiking here, very family & pet friendly. Just the right speed for a beginner.

hiking
5 months ago

Nice paved easy trail.

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