March Field Air Museum - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About March Field Air Museum
The March Field Air Museum is an aviation museum based at March ARB, California that was founded in 1980. One of the first exhibits at the museum was a collection of art painted by Hazel Olson. Outside, the museum has constructed Firebase Romeo Charlie, a reproduction of a Vietnam-era forward operating location.
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Riverside National Cemetery
1.21km from March Field Air Museum
Riverside National Cemetery is the largest and busiest cemetery managed by the National Cemetery Administration. The cemetery covers 1,250 acres, making it the largest cemetery managed by the National Cemetery Administration. It has been the most active cemetery in the system since 2000, based on the number of interments.
Moreno Valley M
8.63km from March Field Air Museum
Moreno Valley is a city in Riverside County, California. It is the second-largest city in Riverside County by population and one of the Inland Empire's population centers. There are at least 200 prehistoric archaeological locations within the city. The majority of the sites are milling stations - where chaparral seed was the dominant milling activity.
Box Springs Mountain
8.87km from March Field Air Museum
This is the highest peak in the Box Springs Mountains range, standing 3,083 ft. Most of the mountain is part of the Box Springs Mountain Reserve, a 1,155-acre park. Because the mountain is one of the more prominent features in the Inland Empire, the summit is used for numerous telecommunication towers, including transmission towers for the KOLA 99.9 and KGGI 99.1 radio stations.
UC Riverside Botanic Gardens
10.81km from March Field Air Museum
The University of California, Riverside, Botanic Gardens are 40 acres of botanical gardens containing more than 3,500 plant species from around the world.The landscaped area around the buildings on campus demonstrates a wide variety of plants adapted to the arid inland area of Southern California. The Gardens were established primarily for teaching purposes and serve to provide plant materials for courses such as anthropology, art, biology, ecology, entomology and so more.
11.13km from March Field Air Museum
Entomology Research Museum is the insect collection of the Department of Entomology of the University of California, Riverside. It contains approximately 4 million total insect specimens, over 3 million of which are pinned, roughly 400,000 mounted on slides, the remainder preserved in ethanol. It serves as a repository for specimens representing the local arthropod fauna, as well as sites worldwide.
Two Trees Trail
11.96km from March Field Air Museum
Two trees trail is one of 7 trails in the Box Springs Mountain trail network. It approaches from the west and leads to an upper parking lot, and more trailheads. This is a very popular area for hiking and trail running, so you'll likely encounter other people while exploring.
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