Map of the Santa Ana River Trail


Santa Ana River Trail

Santa Ana River Trail Riverside California map area

Santa Ana River Trail


20 miles




Riverside, Colton


natural areas alongside Santa Ana River,local parks, Mt. Rubidoux,


Mt. Rubidoux Trails
Fairmount Park Trails
Ryan Bonaminio Park Trails
Martha-McLean Anza Narrows Park Trails


Inland Empire

The Santa Ana River Trail is a 20-mile long paved path that follows the riverbed of the Santa Ana river through Riverside and Colton in Southern California. The trail has exposure to the natural areas along the riverbed, has very few street crossings, goes past multiple parks along the way and has underpasses for crossing the major intersections.


The Santa Ana River Trail is paved the entire route. The trail is open for bike riding, running and walking.

The trail travels through natural areas away from streets and traffic and has few road crossings. The Santa Ana River Trail has underpasses for the following major roadways: Van Buren Boulevard, Mission Inn Avenue, Highway 60, S. Riverside Avenue, S. La Cadena Drive, S. Mt. Vernon Avenue, Interstate 10 and Interstate 215.


The Santa Ana River Trail goes past the following communities: Riverside and Colton.

Points of Interest

The Santa Ana River Trail goes near the following points of interest:

Hidden Valley Wildlife Area
Hidden Valley Nature Center
Martha Mclean-Anza Narrrows
Ryan Bonaminio Park
Mt. Rubidoux Park
Carlson Park
Fairmount Park
Nearby Trails

The Santa Ana River Trail connects to the trails in the various parks along the way, including: Mt. Rubidoux, Fairmount Park, Ryan Bonaminio Park and Martha-McLean Anza Narrows Park.

End Points

The west end of the Santa Ana River Trail has two starting points. One is located off of Arlington Avenue across from Crestline Memorial Park. There are large parking areas within Hidden Valley Wildlife Area as well. The other starting point is at the end of Substation Road about 1/3 mile north of Arlington Avenue.

The east end of the Santa Ana River Trail is located at S. Waterman Avenue north of Interstate 10 in Colton.


Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the Santa Ana River Trail in Riverside, California.