Mount Rubidoux Trail is a 2.7 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Riverside, California that features a river and is good for all skill levels.
How many miles is Mt Rubidoux up and down?
The 2.7-mile Mt. Rubidoux Trail is a paved, moderate-incline path. This is a great hike to do if you don’t have all day to get in those steps.
How high is Mount Rubidoux?
This park is the highest point in downtown Riverside. It is a popular hiking trail which offers a spectacular 360 degree view of Riverside. Dogs on leash are allowed on the trails.
Where does the Mt Rubidoux trail start?
The address for this park is 5000 Tequesquite Ave, Riverside, CA 92506, and it has a lot of parking spaces. It has easy access to the mountain, as you just head up the street about a quarter-mile from the parking lot, and you will reach the start of the trail.
Can you hike Mt Rubidoux at night?
There is no lighting on the trail at Mt. Rubidoux and the park closes at dusk, so night hikes are not allowed.
Who owns Rubidoux?
Rubidoux is owned by the City of Riverside, while 0.43 acres at the peak is owned by Rivers & Lands Conservancy after the cross attracted a potential lawsuit and the city decided to sell it at auction it to a private organization (see Legal battle below).
Are there fireworks on Mt Rubidoux?
Free fireworks atop Mount Rubidoux have been a staple since 1996 and were a regular occurrence going back to the 1960s. The tradition ended in 2020, with the coronavirus pandemic and fire danger cited as reasons for canceling the fireworks show.