The area is very popular with walkers and cyclists who take advantage of there being no road vehicles allowed in the park. The Santa Ana River Trail is a network of bike trails that will eventually go all the way to the beach. If you are looking for something fun and free to do then you may want to think about a trip to the Riverside Metropolitan Museum. Repeat guests will always be in for a surprise since the mystery changes on a regular basis.
In the gardens, there are 10 large dinosaur statues that are sure to capture the imagination of young visitors.
What is Riverside CA known for?
Downtown Riverside is perhaps best known for the Mission Inn Hotel %26 Spa, which in its century of ongoing operations has become an historic City icon. Riverside is the home of the World's Largest Paper Cup (actually made of concrete), which is over three stories (68,10 ft; 20,76 m) tall. More than three and a half million lights are set up in downtown Riverside and with the switch of a button the area comes alive with light. It is the birthplace of the California citrus industry and home of the Mission Inn, the nation's largest Mission Revival Style building.