Mt. Rubidoux Hike & Tio's Tacos - Riverside

Mt. Rubidoux Trail is a 3.5 mile loop trail that offers fantastic scenic views of Riverside. Mt. Rubidoux is site of the oldest outdoor non-denominational Easter Sunrise service in the United States. Many historic markers and memorials have been placed on the hill, the most prominent being the cross at the summit dedicated to Father Junípero Serra and The World Peace Bridge. The hike to the top and back is 3.5 miles. We'll take it slow and easy.

After our hike down, we will visit Tio’s Taco (3948 Mission Inn Ave

Riverside), home of amazing Mexican food and juices and eclectic folk art – this is not to be missed if you are interested in art made of found objects. The artwork includes a small church, massive sculptures & mosaics.

For anyone who wants to do a bit more photography after lunch, the Riverside Cemetery is a great stop and just a couple blocks away.

Carpool:

At 9:30 we'll leave the Fullerton Park-n-Ride, where the 5, 91, Orangethorpe & Magnolia come together.

Non-carpool:

At 10:00 we'll meet at the Glenwood entrance of Mt. Rubidoux, Riverside

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  • Angela W.

    great day. fun hike, great food and wonderful company!

    November 25, 2013

  • Kris F.

    Beautiful pictures. It looked like a perfect day, and I really missed out.

    November 24, 2013

  • Pauline F.

    Great pictures sorry I missed u all. We got there early and headed up

    November 24, 2013

  • Carolyn C.

    Great time and a beautiful day! Got to Tio's Tacos and could not find a parking place so had to leave :(. Hopefully will get there the next time you head that way! Thanks Angela!

    November 24, 2013

  • Jane

    Thanks Angela! It was a beautiful day and definitely turned out to be a good photo op. Tio Tacos was a nice surprise, too.

    November 24, 2013

  • LaVon

    Another great adventure….. :)

    November 24, 2013

  • Pat G.

    Another good get-together ! Thanks again, Angela !

    November 23, 2013

  • Ralph V.

    Great day! Thanks

    November 23, 2013

  • Kelly G.

    It was a great day!! Beautiful hike & fantastic company.

    November 23, 2013

  • Angela W.

    Running about 10 min late. Sorry.

    November 23, 2013

  • Kris F.

    I decided not to come because of the weather, it will take me 2 hrs to get there. Hopefully, you will visit this area again in March.

    November 22, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I hate to miss this, things came up that will prevent me from attending as planned. Hopefully I can make the next one.

    November 22, 2013

  • Jack O.

    Thanks, I'll go to the park and ride.

    November 21, 2013

  • Angela W.

    Karina - friends are always welcome, no need for registration. Jack - there is always someone at the carpool location, even if it's only me. I encourage as much carpooling as possible. Photography isn't a team sport, so the carpool and lunches are ways for us to get to know each other, share tips and talk about photography. And remember, for those who haven't spent your life savings on cameras, photography isn't about your equipment, it's about your passion and eye - every level of skill and equipment is welcome!

    November 21, 2013

  • Jack O.

    Question.
    Is any one meeting at the park and ride or should I just go to the Park? I'm coming from Orange.

    November 19, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I do not have a special camera either, I just enjoy taking photos of the places I visit :)

    November 19, 2013

  • Kris F.

    I'll be there if it doesn't rain.

    November 19, 2013

  • Jane

    Lorraine--don't feel bad. I just have a point-n-shoot Canon digital camera. I like taking photos, but I primarily enjoy the experience of getting out and seeing new places. I'd like to get some tips about taking better photos though.

    November 18, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Wow, another one like me ; ) Thanks Jane! Looking forward to meeting everyone!

      November 18, 2013

  • Angela W.

    We'll be meeting at the Glenwood entrance of the park at 10:00, there is parking on the street, but beware of the parking signs, no need to have someone towed! Tio's Tacos is located at 3948 Mission Inn Ave, Riverside. After the hike and photography (where we'll mostly stay together and schedule a time to head down), we will drive over to Tio's Tacos for lunch and folk art photography.

    1 · November 18, 2013

    • Carolyn C.

      Whatever camera you have is great! It's about the fun of getting together and having some photos to enjoy. No one will laugh at you!

      1 · November 18, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Thanks! Looking forward to it!

      November 18, 2013

  • Roger E.

    Good Morning

    Cannot make this one but hope I will the next one.

    November 17, 2013

    • Angela W.

      I hope you are feeling better! Take care.

      November 18, 2013

  • Kelly G.

    Hi. This will be my first time attending. Will the group be meeting at the 9th street gate or the Glenwood gate? :)

    1 · November 16, 2013

    • Carolyn C.

      Good question! I didn't know there were 2 gates. We do need to know which one to meet at!

      November 17, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    This will be my first meetup with your group! Looking forward to taking great pics and enjoying the beautiful outdoors with everyone!

    November 17, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    what is the GPS address for the meeting place at the food of Mt. Rubidoux?

    November 17, 2013

  • Carolyn C.

    Will be meeting at Mt. Rubidoux.

    1 · November 17, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I am not from this area (well I live in M.V. but just recently moved here), is the parking apparent? Or is it just a type of park along the road?

    November 10, 2013

    • Carolyn C.

      I am wondering the same thing.

      November 10, 2013

    • Pauline F.

      U can park in the park next to mt rubidoux or on the city streets but watch the signs they love to give tickets

      November 11, 2013

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