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California Citrus State Historic Park

9400 Dufferin Ave, Riverside, CA 92503-6328
+1 951-780-6222
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Peaceful spot with lots to learn

Wandering through these old citrus groves is like traveling back in time to the early part of the... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2016
Michelle G
Riverside, California
via mobile
Unexpected gem

Stumbled on this park in a list of "things to do in Riverside." So glad I went! The museum in the... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2016
Julie H
Alexandria, United States
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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 reservations required. Tour group size limited to 15 guests. It is advised that you call the Visitor Center to make sure tours are available on the day you plan to visit the park.
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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9400 Dufferin Ave, Riverside, CA 92503-6328
+1 951-780-6222
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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Wandering through these old citrus groves is like traveling back in time to the early part of the 20th century. Dusty trails through dark green trees heavy with fruit. Look for the Buddha fingers lemon - it's awesome. There are a lot of signs to...More

1  Thank Michelle G
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Stumbled on this park in a list of "things to do in Riverside." So glad I went! The museum in the visitors' center was well organized and interesting. The park rangers were friendly and informative. The nicely curated gift shop items include a large variety...More

1  Thank Julie H
Reviewed 23 July 2016

You get to hike if you want and learn of a lot of different, Citrus tree and lemon trees. For adults and families as well there a nice little museum in the premises as well.

1  Thank Ana N
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Lovely park to walk around for the day, play games & outdoor fun for kids. Took my sons birthday photos here & came out super cute. I was tired of the same white background. & great place to fly airplanes & kites. You do have...More

1  Thank jcox835
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Came on a day when the museum was closed and no tour was offered. Would have added to the visit. However, the smell of the orange blossoms, the verdant various shades of dense green color interspersed with the purple jacarandas, and the singing of the...More

1  Thank Linda M
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

This is a great idea for weddings, memorials, meetings that isn't boring and lifeless. Surrounded by citrus trees and beautiful landscapes plus tributes to California's citrus heritage. A very beautiful backdrop and park setting and plenty of good parking.

1  Thank no1balo
Reviewed 9 May 2016

This is a great park for; walking, dates, picnics ... If you came on the weekend during the day you can take a free tour and even taste some of the citrus! Our tour guide was very knowledgeable, and told us so much information, even...More

2  Thank poohnsbear
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

We had a great time here with my family. We took a walking tour just under a mile long and there were plenty of stops along the way our tour guide Joe was very informative and we got to know a lot about different types...More

1  Thank GENA2010
Reviewed 8 May 2016

We stopped in on a Sunday, and really enjoyed our visit! We had a great tour with Joseph, who explained so much! I never knew there were so many varieties of citrus! We got to taste many of the varieties they have growing, and even...More

1  Thank Chyla D
Reviewed 25 April 2016

The park is well kept and restrooms clean. Very graffiti clean restrooms when we were last there. They have summer music concerts here and it is a great place to let the kids run around. There is a building that can host small receptions. Also,...More

1  Thank richardlewis115
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