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California Citrus State Historic Park

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This is a beautiful park area but you really have to take the tour to understand why it is here... read more

Reviewed November 28, 2016
Catherine K
Ottawa, Canada
Interesting walk, and great views. Visitor center only open Friday, Saturday & Sunday

The California Citrus State Historic Park is an interesting place to walk among orange orchards... read more

Reviewed November 25, 2016
Culver City, California
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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 November 28, 2016

This is a beautiful park area but you really have to take the tour to understand why it is here. There are so many different varieties of citrus it and the guide explains several unique ones you will miss if you just walk around. You...More

1  Thank Catherine K
Reviewed November 25, 2016

The California Citrus State Historic Park is an interesting place to walk among orange orchards - to get a feel for what much of rural Southern California must have been like - before the suburbs engulfed them. Unfortunately, I picked a Thursday to visit the...More

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Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

Park was okay, beautiful orange trees, but not much to do because tours had ended for the day. Went to Visitor's Center and museum. Didn't stay long.

1  Thank stoptrippin
Reviewed November 14, 2016

Have lived in Riverside almost 40 years and had never been here until we had two sets of visitors in October. We thought this would be an interesting place to take them and it definitely was. The museum is small but very informative and the...More

2  Thank CJD977
Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

If you love taking long walks within a green landscape which offers beautiful vista views than this is your place. Most of the walking paths are paved which are a big plus for those who need stroller or wheelchair accessibly. Many of the paths will...More

1  Thank Mou2
Reviewed October 10, 2016

It was great hearing about the history of citrus in the area. We took the guided tour and saw the video.

1  Thank kmorehouse
Reviewed September 18, 2016

The birdwatching, the walking trails and the museum are great. If you are just a little bit interested in the history of Riverside, you need to visit the California Citrus State Historic Park.

1  Thank Alexandra T
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Have visited a few times. It is a very well laid out park with ample parking, very nice organization, and lots of historic orange trees and landscape. However, the recent drought has taken its toll on the flora and the tourism. Overall, average place.

1  Thank David D
Reviewed August 30, 2016

Great museum. Very nice informative people working. The smell of citrus fruit is amazing. Rows and rows of beauty. My husband took part of a sampling. Yum!

1  Thank Amyswrld2011
Reviewed August 28, 2016

If you like the smell of citrus and like history then this is the place for you. This is one of my favorite parks in Riverside county mainly because it does not get crowded, there are nice picnic areas, and there are nice walking/running paths.

1  Thank 19agustin19
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Response from Mary J | Reviewed this property |
We saw some pretty scary snails.