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California Citrus State Historic Park

Open today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Educational, hands-on family trip

This citrus park gives you a personable guide who walks you right up to many varieties of oranges... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lisa V
via mobile
Cool and fun on a hot day

We stopped by on a blazing Sunday afternoon (the museum is open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday only... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Randolph H
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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

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 1 week ago

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

1  Thank Randolph H
Reviewed July 8, 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

Thank charlottesl
Reviewed June 19, 2018

California Citrus State Historic Park is interesting and beautiful. The orchards are lovely and the museum exhibits are well organized. The museum building has a lot of interesting historical information about the citrus industry, and where the citrus trees originally came from. We took our...More

Thank moonstone0005
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

Very nice park. Pathways are very well kept and there are so many different kinds of citrus trees growing practically as far as you can see. It costs $5.00 tp park, $4.00 for seniors over 62. They have tours only Friday to Sunday. We were...More

3  Thank James C
Reviewed April 25, 2018

BlueDalia We went on Earth day 22 of April, the volunteers they are very kind and well inform , they gave us a tour and a sample of different kinds of oranges, grape fruits , lemons what a wonderful experience,tasting the fruits, we visited the...More

2  Thank Dalia P
Reviewed March 31, 2018

Make sure you go when they have tours and tastings! It makes all the difference. This is the BEST place to learn of SoCal's citrus history and the "Second Goldrush" which started here and made CA what it is today! You learn with all 5...More

2  Thank Zootarts
Reviewed March 29, 2018

The volunteer in the museum was very educated and it was interesting to hear how the orange and different varieties developed from a couple of orange trees. I appreciated that the path around the park is paved so accessible for everyone. There was an opportunity...More

2  Thank tacmcl
Reviewed March 28, 2018

While it is "open" there really is not much to do unless you can take a guided tour. It would be a lot more interesting unless you just want a place to have a picnic in the grass. Not the highlight of my day trip...More

2  Thank Starviagera
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

This is an interesting up close look into the citrus industry. The visitor center gives you the 411 on the evolution of the citrus growing business and the employees who make it possible The docent gives you an opportunity to taste test the ruby red...More

2  Thank Bgdg1962
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Response from Mary J | Reviewed this property |
We saw some pretty scary snails.