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California Citrus State Historic Park

Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Very Cool Park With Lots Of Local History

Visited the Park yesterday and had a wonderful time learning about the significance that the citrus... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2019
Jason B
Indio, California
A Riverside natural landmark

A great place to get get in exercise and have amazing views of the surrounding areas! There’s 2... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
Randy W
Riverside, California
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This 300-acre park preserves some of the rapidly vanishing cultural landscape of the citrus industry and tells the story of this industry's role in the history and development of California. Fruit Tastings at the Visitor Center/Museum Open Fridays...more
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9400 Dufferin Avenue, Riverside, CA 92504
+1 951-780-6222
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Reviewed 6 January 2019

Visited the Park yesterday and had a wonderful time learning about the significance that the citrus industry has had in the Riverside area and Inland Empire as a whole. The visitors center was open and contained information regarding the history of citrus in the New...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jason B
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

A great place to get get in exercise and have amazing views of the surrounding areas! There’s 2 different routes that vary the length and difficulty level.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Randy W
Reviewed 21 November 2018

This place is an amazing park of citrus groves. Walk into the trees, enjoying the peace and quiet. They have a museum with orange tastings too. We tried citrus we have never tasted before. Learn about the Sunkist orange plant too. For $5 a car...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Family had a great time tasting oranges, learning, exploring, running around and taking pictures. Staff was very engaged and passionate to share their knowledge.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

Great place to walk or run and catch the history of the citrus industry and gorgeous views of southern Riverside countryside. Worth the small parking fee. Get there early for cooler temps, definitely uphill climbs but you can also stay on the flat paths AND...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful scenery and plenty of places to stroll and explore. It’s a great place to play catch or picnic. I love the event center there. Wish I had a reading or throw a party ! I’ve photographed some weddings there and it’s just a lovely...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

The tour was nice. They explained about the different citrus Frits and how their grown. Fun and educational for kids.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank skipppi
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We have had two parties at this location. Very nice place to have a wedding reception,baby shower, etc. The grounds are kept up very nice. We have also taken family pictures here also.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lydia M
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

This little park in a corner of Riverside commemorates the California citrus industry, which has become far less noticeable as homes and development have ploughed under the Orange groves that once covered Southern California. The par visitor center shows the history of the industry and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DaveTUSC
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We went there for photos and then ended up wandering around. The park is a beautiful place to visit. All of the volunteers were very knowledgeable.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank lilbit2872
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Response from Mary J | Reviewed this property |
We saw some pretty scary snails.