Best Easy Day Hikes: Riverside Guide Book

by Alleen Riedel (Falcon Guides)
Best Easy Day Hikes Riverside  by Alleen Riedel

96pp/maps
ISBN: 0762752556

Best Easy Day Hikes Riverside includes concise descriptions and detailed maps of twenty of the author’s favorite hikes in and around Riverside, California. Local guide Allen Riedel leads the way through a region of scenery, historical sites, and natural beauty—from trails along the chaparral-covered slopes of the Santa Anna Mountains to the lush forests of the San Jacinto and Santa Rosa ranges. Look inside for: • Half-hour strolls and full-day adventures • Hikes for everyone, including families • GPS-compatible trail maps

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Trails from the "Best Easy Day Hikes Riverside" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 20.
... Preview: A spectacular family adventure awaits on this very easy hike to a geologic rarity. The picturesque and idyllic vernal pool teems with life. The Vernal Pool Trail is without a doubt the most visited se ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Riverside"
Lake Elsinore, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.8
... Preview: Hike along an old maintenance road to the summit of Box Springs Mountain, which overlooks the Inland Empire and the big “M” above Moreno Valley. Views extend across Southern California, and on clear d ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Riverside"
Riverside, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: Hike to the top of the lovely Desert Divide section of the lower San Jacinto Mountains to the junction with the Pacific Crest Trail. Views in all directions make this one of the most scenic places in ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Riverside"
Mountain Center, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: This point-to-point shuttle hike travels downhill through a lovely wooded canyon that provides shade and solitude. The trail passes a seasonal waterfall and stream, and the views are magnificent. The ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Riverside"
Lake Elsinore, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 8
... Preview: The hike climbs a lovely canyon that hosts an intermittent arroyo and a seasonal waterfall. The area was an important battleground for preserving Southern California’s wildlife and acts as a crucial c ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Riverside"
Corona, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.6
... Preview: Climb a ridge to gain expansive views of the highest mountains in Southern California. The Dripping Springs Trail is the main gateway into the Agua Tibia Wilderness, a wild and open landscape situated ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Riverside"
Temecula, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: Hike to a lovely viewpoint in the San Jacinto Mountains overlooking the less than subtly named Suicide Rock. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Riverside"
Temecula, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.6
... Preview: This short interpretive hike allows visitors to learn about the region’s flora. The hike provides viewpoints and is a great trail for beginners, families, and those with only a little time to spend in ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Riverside"
Lake Elsinore, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.2
... Preview: Hike through a peaceful forest, crossing streams on an easy trail suited for families. This is a good hike for those interested in botany—many species of trees, shrubs, and wildflowers can be observed ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Riverside"
Idyllwild, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: Visit rare Engelmann oaks in their natural setting on the Santa Rosa Plateau as you enjoy this creekside walk and the lovely hillsides. Engelmann oaks are endemic to Southern California and the northe ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Riverside"
Temecula, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: Hike a short distance to an isolated and rarely visited desert peak that offers great views on the way up and down. Springtime flowers are spectacular. There is a summit register on top where hikers c ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Riverside"
Anza, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.9
... Preview: This family-, bike-, and dog-friendly trail goes up through a beautiful wilderness park in the heart of the city of Riverside. The hike offers the choice of a longer, steadier climb or a shorter but s ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Riverside"
Riverside, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.5
... Preview: Hike up a lovely chaparral-covered mountainside to beautiful pine forests and an improved spring. Views of the surrounding countryside are spectacular. The trail is wide open and not shaded from the s ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Riverside"
Mountain Center, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: This trail combines great views of the San Jacinto Mountains from a lovely promontory with a wonderful descent into a lush canyon, complete with wildlife and fishing opportunities. Here the beauty of ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Riverside"
Idyllwild, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: The actual trailhead is not easy to spot from the parking lot, and many people have inadvertently cut little paths to the main trail. Pick one and it will lead to the trail within a minute or so of wa ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Riverside"
Idyllwild, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.5
... Preview: Sycamore Canyon Wilderness Park is a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts in the Riverside region. A network of trails crisscross and intersect, enabling the creation of multiple routes/ trails of varying le ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Riverside"
Riverside, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.5
... Preview: Enjoy a meandering stroll through 14,100-acre Chino Hills State Park, where rolling grasslands and groves of oaks and sycamores share history, natural preservation, and solitude. The preserve provides ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Riverside"
Corona, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: This trail in beautiful Lake Perris State Recreation Area climbs a mountain overlooking a sparkling-blue lake. All of Southern California is visible from one of the most prominent vantage points in th ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Riverside"
Riverside, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.6
... Preview: This is a shady and beautiful walk through a lush canyon where the University of California showcases trees and plants from all over California, the eastern United States, Australia, China, and South ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Riverside"
Riverside, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.5
... Preview: Follow Adobe Creek through an idyllic glen, and hike through historic ranchlands to the oldest standing structures in Riverside County. The pastoral landscape is rustic and stunning. Starting on the C ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Riverside"
Temecula, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.2
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