Adventure Awaits at Box Springs Mountain Reserve

Ready for your next adventure? Head over to Moreno Valley and check out the beautiful Box Springs Mountain Reserve connected to our Santa Ana Watershed. Sitting at 3,400 acres of preserved land that overlook the cities of Riverside and Moreno Valley, you’re sure to get a breathtaking view throughout your journey.

Get your hike on with the six trails Box Springs Mountain Reserve has to offer, ranging in difficulty for your adventurous needs.  If you are looking for a moderate trail, Two Trees Trail and Box Springs Mountain Road are 7.1 miles long, and you can even bring your furry friend. The trail features many wildflowers, including the colorful Poppies! Elevating at 1,784 feet, this trail is a great workout for those who love to hike.

Have you ever wondered how to get to the big ‘M’ looking over Moreno Valley? Take the 3.3 miles long M Hike. Interested in seeing more wildlife on your hike, try taking the 4.6-mile Box Springs Mountain Loop or the 2.1-mile Edison Loop Trail. You’ll be able to see hawks, lizards, wildflowers and more! See the river connecting to the Santa Ana Watershed on the Table Mountain Loop. More reviews on all six trails at Box Springs Mountain Reserve can be found here.

Admission to the Box Springs Mountain Reserve is free. All trails are accessible through two main parking areas. Parking is $5 and open from 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Picnic tables are conveniently nearby the two car parks, so bring a lunch and camera, and experience the wondrous Moreno Valley this January! More information on Box Springs Mountain Reserve can be found here.

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