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Mount Rubidoux Park

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A change to my workout.

I retired from the fire department a few years ago and have been working out 3 days a week at the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Riverside, California
Hike & (great) views

One doesn't need to be a super (sports) hero to walk up mount Rubidoux... and the views from up... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Berlin, Germany
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“paved trail”(13 reviews)
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4706 Mt Rubidoux Dr, Riverside, CA 92501
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I retired from the fire department a few years ago and have been working out 3 days a week at the gym. I've heard about about the trail/hike up Mount Rubidoux for several years, I finally decided to give it a try. The hill itself...More

Thank captE48
Reviewed 3 days ago

One doesn't need to be a super (sports) hero to walk up mount Rubidoux... and the views from up there are worth the "effort": Riverside on one side and Jurupa Valley on the other, sitting by the big cross and just enjoy the landscape is...More

Thank ferranportaa
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great hike, you can go slow or many people jog up. You get a great view of the valley around Riverside. This is the location of the longest running Easter sunrise service int he nation. A couple thousand people usually head up...More

Thank terrylee2010
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of our favorite places to walk and get some exercise. We go up the right side, which is longer, but not as steep. Due to the park and ample parking at the base of the hill, it is now quite crowded there day and...More

1  Thank paige h
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

This park is not only great for exercise but it's great for a scenic freelance photographer to gain some of the most incredible pictures ever from atop the Rubidoux mountain trails. Anywhere is a great view. Lots to see and learn as you journey up...More

Thank titusent
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Great place to hike. Also has some great history. It is about 4 miles total get to top and back down. Great views of Riverside.

Thank househuntingagent
Reviewed 28 September 2018

I found this park when searched for some place to hike with wheelchair. This place is perfect for this. Paved paths are with no holes and almost with no cracks. You can choose a way steeper or easer. Good views around the park. Don't believe...More

1  Thank Всеволод Д
Reviewed 19 September 2018

The paved pathway to the top of Mt Rubidoux makes the walk safe and enjoyable and follows the Leave No Trace principle of traveling on durable surfaces. The old dirt trails were nice but were often washed away and people doing shortcuts through areas off...More

Thank 835christyb
Reviewed 6 September 2018

This place is so awesome,peaceful, what a view. 👍take some excellent 📷. 👍so historical!! When I was younger I had an apartment at the foot of this mountain and I remember watching the 🔥from the lawn in front.

Thank Lenora C
Reviewed 28 August 2018

I took my sons and his friends (13 year olds) - they ran, I walked. Then I took my whole family before we ate Thanksgiving dinner - many grumblings and complaints, but once we got to the top - ooohs and aaahs! BEAUTIFUL!

Thank carlaej
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Melonie R
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Response from Gary R | Reviewed this property |
There are two entries. One is on 9th Street and the other is on Glenwood Drive. Best parking is at Ryan Bonaminio Park. Walk up Glenwood to entry.
22 January 2018|
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Response from Glassartgirl | Reviewed this property |
There is the paved road and then there are paved paths and some paths that are not paved. The paved road is used at the 4th of July to get fireworks and firetrucks up the hill.