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Castle Park

3500 Polk St, Riverside, CA 92505-1824
+1 951-785-3000
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You get what you pay for

We did not want to spend a lot of money on an amusement park and went with friends who lived in the... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Kelley P
Montgomery, Alabama, United States
Star Wars Birthday Party at Castle Park

Following is my experience for planning a birthday party at castle park. Before Party: I... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
Riverside, California
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Voted the “Favorite Family Attraction in the Inland Empire,” Castle Park is Southern California's Premier Family Amusement Park! Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, having a party, doing corporate team building, or spending quality time with family and friends, Castle Park makes everything easier and hassle free. Your group can enjoy a scrumptious meal served in our Big Top Restaurant or Picnic Pavilion area and enjoy all that Castle Park has to offer. Buccaneer Cove, Castle Park’s newest attraction, includes five colorful water slides, wet water tunnels, interactive aqua domes, fun spray cannons, spray loops and cylinder spray fountains and a huge splash bucket located at the top of the structure. Lounge chairs and lush shady foliage will provide guests with the chance to take a break from the fun and sun. Semi-private cabanas with food service are available for all day rentals as well. With attractions like Dragon Flyer, Scrambler, Miniature Golf, Arcade, and a Magic Show, Castle Park has something for everyone to enjoy!
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good35%
  • Average21%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible12%
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“mini golf” (20 reviews)
“water park” (13 reviews)
“annual pass” (2 reviews)
3500 Polk St, Riverside, CA 92505-1824
+1 951-785-3000
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

We did not want to spend a lot of money on an amusement park and went with friends who lived in the area. We had a great time b/c of the company we were with, but there were not many rides and the "log ride"...More

Thank Kelley P
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Following is my experience for planning a birthday party at castle park. Before Party: I invited everyone to come to the party at 1:00pm letting them know the actual party event started at 3:00pm sharp in the Big Top (The magic show starts at 4:00pm)....More

1  Thank Exquize
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

I have lived in Riverside for many years and never went to Castle Park and decided to give it a try today. Good thing I got some discounts online. $9.99. Some of the good rides were closed… Very little food… Even the ice cream stand...More

Thank helenc186
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Advisory: This golf course is a bit older and has a lot of stairs and steep slopes. It will be bad for strollers or wheelchairs, or really anyone with mobility challenges. But the rest of the park is pretty accessible. Castle Park is a bit...More

1  Thank Jericha D
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

It's a decent park for the price. Although many of the rides were not operational. The water park is also pretty small with no real seating/lounging area for adults waiting for their kids. And make sure your kids wear swim trunks not gym shirts or...More

1  Thank nchaos
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We drove over 300 miles from Phoenix and paid for 2 nights in a local hotel (over $250) so my 2 daughters could visit this park. We had pre-paid tickets bought online. We walked to the park from the nearby hotel to avoid the $10...More

1  Thank David M
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Try going to a carnival or fair for these prices, it will NOT happen. Yes, this are a bit run down but look at it as shabby chic! With the right attitude, you will see a diamond in the rough. Tips: #1 Do not eat...More

1  Thank drbrds22
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

For what they offer, very pricey don't go their hungry It's terrible food , their rides is past tense, to be honest with you .. you are afraid to be alone with the kids

1  Thank mmssht
Reviewed 21 June 2017

This was our first ever visit to Castle Park, and I thought it was a pretty location with colourful theming and a decent range of rides, although most of them cater to the younger rider rather than the white knuckle fans. Entrance and parking was...More

1  Thank Davidjellis
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Auntie day with a 22 yo & 8yo.. Great laughs , no long lines, clean park and most of all everyone seems to be enjoying themselves...great time even with the age gap of brother and sister...winning aunty

1  Thank Margie H
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25 July 2017|
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Response from Jericha D | Reviewed this property |
We saw families with camelbacks and snack bags in their strollers, so probably. Call ahead to be sure, but they're not searching you at the entrance, so you're probably fine.