Box Springs Mountain - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Box Springs Mountain
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.
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Attractions Near Box Springs Mountain
Moreno Valley M
0.26km from Box Springs Mountain
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.
Two Trees Trail
3.5km from Box Springs Mountain
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.
UC Riverside Botanic Gardens
3.7km from Box Springs Mountain
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.
4.27km from Box Springs Mountain
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.
8.06km from Box Springs Mountain
Victoria Avenue is a divided scenic street in Riverside, California, that cuts through an area referred to as the greenbelt. The road became a popular tourist attraction because of the many trees and exotic plants used to landscape the route. Beyond the landscaping, the road was surrounded by navel orange groves, the crop that spurred Riverside's growth. Many of the groves still exist today.
Riverside National Cemetery
8.45km from Box Springs Mountain
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.
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