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California Citrus State Historic Park

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Beautiful and educational

Family had a great time tasting oranges, learning, exploring, running around and taking pictures... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jaime V
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Great Citrus Park Jogging Paths galore

Great place to walk or run and catch the history of the citrus industry and gorgeous views of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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A 377-acre park dedicated to the preservation of California's citrus heritage. Docent guided grove tours (Tour & Taste) start PROMPTLY at 1030, 1200, & 2pm on weekends (depending on docent availability). Not all docents give grove tours. No...more
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9400 Dufferin Ave, Riverside, CA 92503-6328
+1 951-780-6222
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Thank Jaime V
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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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

Thank 138paigeh
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.

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.

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

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.

Thank lilbit2872
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This citrus park gives you a personable guide who walks you right up to many varieties of oranges and other citrus fruits. Historical insights as you pick fruits for free to take home with you! Wonderful experience!

Thank Lisa V
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We stopped by on a blazing Sunday afternoon (the museum is open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday only). Super friendly staff introduced wild exotic citrus types grown at the park (with samples!). There's a fine new exhibit on the people in the citrus industry in the...More

2  Thank Randolph H
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Found this place purely by accident on a Thursday afternoon. However, the park itself is not open for tours on Thursdays, only Friday, Saturday and Sunday. We were able to drive around and see all the wonderful citrus trees, the beautiful gazebos that are there,...More

1  Thank charlottesl
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Response from Mary J | Reviewed this property |
We saw some pretty scary snails.