Daycations - Riverside - Hit the Trails

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  • Get outside and explore scenic views just a few steps from the Riverside-Downtown station and try new hiking and biking trails without the hassle of driving. It’s easy to bring your bike on any Metrolink car. Whether on wheels or on foot, Riverside has outdoor adventures with spectacular views for everyone!

    Downtown Riverside Loop
    5-mile loop
    Beginning at the corner of 12th and Market streets, this loop passes several highlights in the downtown area including the Rose Garden at Fairmount Park and connects to the Santa Ana River Trail. This route can be taken on foot or bike.
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    Victoria Avenue Trail
    14.6 miles round-trip
    The scenic trail begins at Central and Victoria avenues and extends to La Sierra Avenue. With its gentle rolling hills and opportunities to breathe crisp air, this trail is perfect for walking, running, or biking.
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    Santa Ana River Trail
    12.8 miles round-trip
    The Riverside section of the Santa Ana River trail starts at Fairmount Park and runs along the river to the Van Buren Bridge. This section is fully paved and welcomes walkers, runners, and bikers.
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    Fuel Up

    All that exercise will help you work up an appetite! Stop by one of the many eateries at the Food Lab in Downtown Riverside before hopping on the train home.

    Riverside Food Lab

    Train schedules

    We always suggest when planning your adventure to check the Metrolink train schedule to Riverside-Downtown. The 91/Perris Valley Line, Riverside Line and the Inland Empire Orange County Line all serve this destination.

How to Get There

Everything you need to know, including train schedules and tips on buying tickets and riding Metrolink trains. Easy!

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