Red Dome via Pacific Coast Trail
Length 4.3 miles | elevation 387 feet | moderate out and back
Take I 10 To whitewater exit and follow windy road to the Whitewater Canyon Preserve .
This trail starts at the preserve. Just follow the signs along the trail. After hiking the rock wall, you will come to to the Canyon Loop trailhead . Don't turn left, stay on the Pacific Coast Trail heading north. Once you reach Red Dome the trail is scattered in the wash. If you want to lengthene the hike can scramble and keep following trail north to the Mission Creek stone house and Cottonwood trail, or turn around. The only shade is at red dome so make sure to bring plenty of water.
Always check the hills above the preserve which is a great place to spot bighorn sheep.
For more trail and hiking information go to alltrails.com