Enjoy a White Christmas in Riverside County

If you are dreaming of a white Christmas, grab your scarves and mittens and head out to the San Jacinto Mountains for a Winter Wonderland. Although winter storms will occasionally bring snow to areas below 5000 feet in Riverside County, this Southern California mountain range is almost certain to have...

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Explore a Real Oasis in the Desert

You don’t have to slog for miles to find water in the desert with the Whitewater River, a year-round stream, just off Interstate 10. The best way to experience this waterway is by visiting the Whitewater Preserve, a beautiful oasis managed by The Wildlands Conservancy. Only a 30-minute drive from...

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Fall in Love with the San Jacinto Mountains

Who says Southern California doesn’t have seasons? Grab a Pumpkin Spice Latte, pack a picnic and go visit the best autumn experience in Riverside County. The San Jacinto Mountains, from where much of the water flows in the Santa Ana River Watershed, are lush with opportunity for enjoying fall foliage...

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Riverside County Watershed Protection