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California Citrus State Historic Park

9400 Dufferin Ave, Riverside, CA 92503-6328
+1 951-780-6222
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California Citrus State Historic Park is interesting and beautiful

California Citrus State Historic Park is interesting and beautiful. The orchards are lovely and the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
moonstone0005
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Effingham, Illinois
Great park

Very nice park. Pathways are very well kept and there are so many different kinds of citrus trees... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
James C
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Harleysville, Pennsylvania
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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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“orange groves” (13 reviews)
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9400 Dufferin Ave, Riverside, CA 92503-6328
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

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Reviewed 3 May 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
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Reviewed 25 April 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
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Reviewed 31 March 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
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Reviewed 29 March 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
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Reviewed 28 March 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
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Reviewed 17 March 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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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

This is a little known State Park (even to locals) that is fascinating. Who knew there were so many different types of oranges? In Utah we only have one kind to choose from. I learned so much. Check the hours before you go so you...More

2  Thank Mary J
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

The best time to visit the park is in the winter months, which they define as November through March. These months they are actively picking citrus fruit. Be sure to go when they have a tour (Friday-Sunday) or by special arrangement if you have a...More

2  Thank LauraS92504
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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

This was a Sunday afternoon stop and it was well worth the time. They offer a guided tour at 11 and 2 which I recommend taking. The grounds are stunning and you will learn more than you expect. Best part is the tasting after tour...More

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