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Pio Pico State Historical Park

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Address: 6003 Pioneer Blvd., Whittier, CA 90606
Phone Number: 562 695-1217
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A Little Bit of History

Try to imagine seeing the San Gabriel River in your backyard and you will get an idea of how the Governor of Mexican California lived in the adobe. Good place to take the kids... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 11, 2015
TerrywHamilton
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Pasadena, California
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Pasadena, California
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69 reviews 69 reviews
31 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Try to imagine seeing the San Gabriel River in your backyard and you will get an idea of how the Governor of Mexican California lived in the adobe. Good place to take the kids and give them a sense of history.

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Whittier, California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
24 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This is a great place to visit with children 10 and under if you are interested in enriching their knowledge about California History. Although a small park it is a neat place to visit and have a picnic lunch. Make sure you contact them (562) 695-1217 before you plan your trip since the park is not open all the time.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

We have actually been here twice. We came in June of 2012 for a Fund Raiser, and again this past March (2013) for a school trip. It was interesting to experience the park these two different ways. The first time it was full of people. They were selling food, and playing games, making bricks, etc. The second time it was... More 

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Fullerton, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
18 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

I first heard about Pio Pico State Park whilst watching California's Gold, so last sunday after church I took my wife and son. The place was very quiet and nearly empty, it was a nice walk around the park we toured the inside of the home, which has wheel chair/baby stroller access this was good because my son was asleep... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

Original location with many of Pio Pico's artifacts; original Horno with baked goods at events; good docents and often have Pio Pico actor give talks about "his" life in Old Mexico and New California

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Whittier, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

Support this historical place nice to have a picnic with the family and have the kids learn something at the same time....

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