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Mount Rubidoux Drive

 4.3 (10)
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Length

2.4 Miles 3.9 Kilometers


Elevation

409' 125 m

Ascent

-284' -87 m

Descent

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

16%

Max Grade (9°)

1,277' 389 m

High

868' 265 m

Low

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All Clear 38 days ago
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A nice, easy, paved trail with great views and great exercise.

Tyrel Duckett

Overview

Features: Birding — Views — Wildflowers — Wildlife [Add/Remove]
Family Friendly: Easy grades and a paved path make this trail very family friendly.
Dogs: Leashed

Description [Suggest Changes]

Mount Rubidoux is right in the middle of Riverside. It is a great place to hike, run, walk, or ride bikes up and down if you want to get some exercise. This is a common hike in the area, and there are plenty of people who get out to enjoy it.

There are a few different paths you can take, but they all lead to the same place. Once you are at the trailhead where the sign is, the trail splits. You can take the right path which is the easier path with the slowest elevation gain, or you can take the left path which has more incline, but gets you to the top faster. Once at the top, the trails meet and you can take the opposite one down of the one you came up on and get the full effect of the mountain.

Feel free to bring your dog as long as it is leashed. Be sure it is ok around other people and other dogs. Sometimes there is a good number of people on these paths with their dogs.

Flora & Fauna [Suggest Changes]

Sage, cactus, and grasses dominate the chaparral landscape. Birds, reptiles, and some small mammals can be found here.

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May 19, 2018
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Beautiful sunset.
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Dec 23, 2017
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Apr 10, 2017
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  4.3 from 10 votes

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in Riverside

#3879

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#1

in Riverside

#393

in California

#3,879

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Derek Hewitt
Los Angeles, CA
Derek Hewitt   Los Angeles, CA
It's a good hike in the middle of the city. A lot of it is paved, so it's not necessarily my ideal hiking. It's also usually busy. If you're looking for quiet and solitude, head to box spring or further. If you just want some exercise and a good view of the city. This isn't a bad little hike. Dec 14, 2017

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