UCR Botanic Garden Trails

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UCR Botanic Garden Trails is a 2.2 mile moderately 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.

DISTANCE
2.2 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
318 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

wheelchair friendly

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

views

wild flowers

wildlife

no dogs

Wheelchair accessible routes are indicated on the Map of the UCR Botanic Gardens, available at the entrance. The main features of the Gardens' lower and middle elevations are wheelchair accessible, and accessibility is continually being improved.

walking
7 days ago

it was Nice and peaceful trail run today will be returning with my kids

walking
25 days ago

I took my toddler, able to stroller it with the wheelchair accessible route. Will return maybe solo to explore a bit more.

hiking
2 months ago

Beautiful and educational. It doesn’t seem all that big, but I did somehow manage to get myself lost on a trail that wasn’t maintained well. Not a complaint- it was pretty fun following voices until I could make my way back. I always worry about parking because the lost is tiny, but so far, I haven’t actually had an issue.

nature trips
5 months ago

It was a beautiful view and the walk was nice. Loved that we got to see beautiful birds, turtles, Dragonflies and tad pols.The garden was very nice. A must do again..

walking
6 months ago

It's more of a nature walk than an actual hike. Great for portrait photography!

walking
8 months ago

Took my 1 year old boy for a hike...he loved it. Perfect for kids.

hiking
Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Amazing and peaceful trail. Perfect for families or anyone that wants to see a little greenery!

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Nice Hike !

Monday, August 29, 2016

Gorgeous Botanical Garden helps motivate your hike.

hiking
Sunday, August 28, 2016

Beautiful walk

Sunday, August 21, 2016

It was too hot while I was there in March. Slippery I say almost ate it with my child on my back

walking
Monday, June 13, 2016

There are many beautiful flowers and other greenery. There is also a small pond with turtles and koi. It's a good hike to do at least once so you know what it's like, however it's a very short/easy trail not really designed to be a workout. Great for kids and peaceful strolls through the gardens.

walking
Friday, May 27, 2016

A Beautiful sight nice hike a lot to see

hiking
Thursday, May 26, 2016

Great for my 6 & 8 year old boys. Enough trail for a workout but easy enough that they didn't complain.

hiking
Sunday, May 22, 2016

Lovely all the different flowers made it easy and enjoyable...

walking
Saturday, April 30, 2016

Calming and colorful

Monday, April 04, 2016

just a beautiful place to relax..

hiking
Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Beautiful trails! If you love nature, this is the trail for you. $1 parking for an hour and suggested $5 donation per person.

walking
Friday, January 01, 2016

Fun and easy trail to explore with the kids.

hiking
Thursday, November 05, 2015

Beautiful panorama today from the fireroad at the top of the gardens. Clean air and blue skies made this a serene jaunt through a tranquil place.

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