Year Round Walks - Low Desert Roadrunners

Bring the Family Out For Any of our Year Round Walks!

Here is a list of our regularly occurring walks that you can visit and walk anytime  See calendar at bottom of page for more information.

Click Here to print a Start Card that you can fill out and bring with you to place in Start Box (prints 2-up).

 

    • Carlsbad
      Start at Tamarack Beach Resort 3200 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008. The trail is mostly paved sidewalks, but there are some dirt shoulders which may pose a problem for baby strollers. There are some long gentle slopes which may prove challenging for wheelchairs.
    • Claremont – Downtown – Colleges
      DRIVE TO STARTING POINT AFTER REGISTERING. From 1-10 East or West exit at Indian Hills Blvd. Turn North for about a block to San Jose Ave. Turn left on San Jose to the second entrance on the left. Howard Johnson Inn is through the parking lot near the Freeway
      Route is through lovely downtown, parks, college campuses, railroad, historical residential areas and a botanical garden.
    • Claremont – Hills
      DRIVE TO STARTING POINT AFTER REGISTERING. See above for directions.
      The first route is in a primitive, beautiful park in the San Gabriel mountains with diverse trees and wildlife and a spectacular view of the valley on the descent. The second route is rated 1 and travels along a bike trail, thru a park and the local community. The weather can be very hot so walk early,carry water, use a hat and sunscreen.
    • Corona – Historic
      Register at the Corona Regional Medical Center, 800 S. Main, Corona
      Trail goes through historic Corona, featuring some lovely parks & interesting neighborhoods. Corona can be very hot so carry water and walk early. Several trail routes are available.
    • Morongo Valley
      Located at Big Morongo Canyon Preserve, 11055 East Dr., Moronga Valley. The start point is in front of the park ranger’s trailer.
      Trail is on dirt & boardwalks over free-flowing water & through a lush area of willows as well as desert terrain. You will be surprised to find this lovely green area in the desert hills. The trail is through a wildlife area that is a favorite of bird watchers. The weather can be very warm so plan to walk early & carry water.
    • Oceanside
      Start at Oceanside Marina Inn, 2008 Harbor N, Oceanside, CA 92054. Walk along the harbor perimeter, beach and beach-front, city sidewalks, to the end of the Oceanside Pier and back.
    • Palm Springs – Celebrity Walk
      Located at Desert Regional Medical Center, 1150 Indian Canyon Dr., Palm Springs, CA
      Celebrity Walk Trail is along city streets passing through downtown and by the homes of current and former famous people. It is usually hot so carry water and walk early. Pets are not allowed in the hospital.
    • Palm Springs – Park Trail
      Located at Desert Regional Medical Center. See above for address.
      Travels along famous Palm Canyon Dr with its wonderful shops and eateries and through residential areas, parks & the homes of famous stars of the 1940’s. Area is usually hot so carry water and walk early. Trail is on sidewalks and sides of roads.
    • Riverside
      Located at Riverside Community Hospital, 4445 Magnolia, Riverside
      Walk goes through town past the famous Mission Inn (where President Nixon was married) and up to the top of Mt Rubidoux as well as through Riverside Community College. Riverside is hot during summer months. Carry water and walk early in the day.
    • San Diego – Harbor Island
      Starts at Wyndham Bayside Hotel, 1355 N. Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101. The trail starts at the Wyndham Bayside Hotel and the Star of India Sailing Ship, past the Maritime Museum, and then goes along the San Diego Waterfront past the U.S. Coast Guard Station, to Harbor Island and Tom Ham’s Lighthouse Restaurant, and then back to the start point. This a “Railroad Friendly” walk; the Coaster and San Diego Trolley stop at the Amtrak Santa Fe Station are just three blocks away.
    • San Diego – Old Town
      Starts at Best Western Hacienda Hotel, 4041 Harney Street (Old Town San Diego), San Diego, CA 92110. Walking tour of Old Town San Diego, called the birthplace of California because it was the site of the first European Settlement in California.
    • San Diego – Waterfront
      Starts at Wyndham Bayside Hotel, 1355 N. Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101. Route goes along the San Diego Waterfront to the east end of the airport runway, then through Balboa Park, around Petco Park (home of the San Diego Padres), through the Gaslamp Quarter, up over the Convention Center, through Seaport Village, past the USS Midway Museum, the cruise ship docks, past the Star of India sailing ship, and back to the start point. — Most of the walk is on flat city sidewalks and along the water front.
    • Sun City – Country
      DRIVE TO STARTING POINT AFTER REGISTERING. Best Value Motel, 27680 Encanto Dr., Sun City, CA.
      Event takes place in a devoping community. Much of the walk is through new housing but there is still a bit of country road. Area can be hot so carry water.
    • Sun City – Menifee
      DRIVE TO STARTING POINT AFTER REGISTERING. See above for address.
      Walk is along sidewalks and residential areas in Menifee. Area can be hot so please carry water.
    • Sun City – Residential
      DRIVE TO STARTING POINT AFTER REGISTERING. See above for address.
      Walk is on city and residential streets.
    • Yorba Linda
      Start at Main Street Restaurant, Box at Dottie Schwieger 951-505-9738 Mail start card and $4.00 to Dottie at 345 E. Francis St., Corona Ca 92879
      The walk goes through Old Town, by the Richard Nixon Library and follows a bike/walk path with a country setting.
    • Santa Rosa Plateau
      DRIVE TO STARTING POINT AFTER REGISTERING. Baron “The Marketplace” 32310 Clinton Keith Rd., Wildomar, CA.
      Walk is mostly paths with some dirt road. The terrain is a bit rough & the hills a bit steep. Hiking boots and/or walking sticks would be useful. This is a beautiful unspoiled area of Ca. Carry water.
    • Huntington Beach
      Start at Albertsons Market (at the customer service counter) 7201 Yorktown Ave.,Huntington Beach, Ca.
      A city /beach front walk. Difficult for wheelchairs Please walk only in daylight.
    • South Pasadena
      Start at Lucha’s Comfort Footwear, 921 Fair Oaks., So. Pasadena, CA
      The trail goes through the street of Pasadena and So. Pasadena. It passes along the Arroyo Seco and “Old Town Pasadena”, see historic buildings, charming neigborhoods, antique stores, various shops, and the Arroyo,
    • Redondo Beach
      Start at Carl’s Jr., 701 N. Pacific Coast Hwy., Redondo Beach, CA. Box at Dottie Schwieger 951-505-9738. Mail Start card and $4.00 to Dottie at 345 E. Francis St., Corona, Ca.92879.
      Redondo Beach/Hermosa Beach/Manhattan Beach trail goes along the beach through Hermosa Beach and travels on an unpaved path back to the start.
    • Ventura
      Start at Vagabond Inn, 756 E. Thompson Blve., Venture, CA.
      A city/beach front walk which passes the historic San Buenaventura Mission. Mostly flat, paved surfaces (sand optional).Please walk only in daylight.
    • Long Beach (NAPLES/BELMONT SHORE)
      Start at Gelson’s, Customer Service Desk,6255 East 2nd St. Long Beach, CA 90803.
      Trail goes through Naples Island Canals, and along a boardwalk, sea walk and the Alamitos Bay State Park. Please walk during daylight hours.