Activities in the local area

Nearby Attractions 

Local Parks & Institutions


Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden: Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, established in 1927, is the largest botanic garden dedicated to California native plants.

  • 4.3 miles from Hillcrest (map link) A short drive. Entrance Fee. 

Kuns ParkLocated at 1600 Bonita Avenue (between Bonita Ave. and Magnolia St.) in the original Lordsburg Tract, Kuns Park is the oldest park in the City. This 2.5-acre neighborhood park contains amenities for passive recreation: six sheltered picnic tables, seven open-air picnic tables, five barbecues, an ADA accessible restroom facility, and an ADA accessible tot lot.

  • 0.3 miles from Hillcrest (map linkA short walk. Free. 

Bonelli Park (regional county)The 1,975 acres of park facilities surrounding the lake offer a variety of recreational activities: family and group picnicking, sightseeing, hiking, horseback riding, jogging, nature walks, a recreational vehicle (RV) and group camping, a water-theme park, calf-roping, bird watching, spa facilities, golfing and bicycling.

  • 2.6 miles from Hillcrest (map link) A short drive. Some areas are free, others have a fee.

ULV: University of La Verne: Do your own campus tour Campus Map PDF

ULV: University of La Verne: Science Museum. (top floor south in Mainiero building)

  • 0.3 miles from Hillcrest (map linkA short walk. Free.

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