Welcome to Corona
Corona is located in Riverside County, it was originally named South Riverside. It was founded at the height of the Southern California citrus boom in 1886. The Corona community boasts many amenities that provide a first-rate quality of life for residents. The City has more than 394 acres of parks, with sports fields, basketball courts, playgrounds, tennis courts, two skateparks and an outdoor pool.
Many of the homes in the center of town were recognized by the National Register of Historic Places in 2011 as part of the Grand Boulevard Circle Historic District. The north part of the city of Corona borders the city of Norco. This area (north of CA 91) is primarily residential and commercial. This area is known for being well maintained and very safe. Prominent areas include Corona Hills and Corona Ranch.
Most of the City's downtown area lies north of the 91 freeway, and is home to the former Fender Museum (now the new Corona Community Center). The area is prominently full of office and apartment buildings, with the newest one Main Street Metro. Downtown is also the location of the North Main Corona Metrolink station, which is one of two Metrolink stations in the city.
The central city area includes the inner circle of Grand Avenue as well as all areas south of CA 91 and north of Ontario Avenue. This is the oldest area of the city by far, with most housing having been built around 1910.
South Corona is the newest part of Corona, and is located south of Ontario Avenue. Most housing stock was built between the early 2000s to the present. There are multi-million dollar custom-built estates in this area. This area has the highest rated schools in the city (as well as some of the highest in the region).
Sierra Del Oro
Sierra Del Oro is the western portion of Corona, comprising the neighborhoods situated along Green River Rd, extending all the way towards the 91 freeway and the Orange/Riverside county line. This area holds many apartment complexes geared towards commuters. The Corona Auto Center is located at the base of the foothills.
Dos Lagos is located near the southern city limits of Corona, straddling Interstate 15. The area is mostly dominated by upscale apartment complexes, newer homes, a shopping center, and a large golf course.
Coronita, California is an unincorporated, census-designated area in Riverside County enclosed in Western Corona.
Temescal Valley, California is an unincorporated but census-designated area in Riverside County at the southernmost end of Corona city limits, and is included in the city's sphere of influence. It includes the neighborhoods of Sycamore Creek, Trilogy, The Retreat and Horsethief Canyon Ranch.
Home Gardens is one of Corona's largest neighborhoods with a population estimate of approximately 12,000 residents. The neighborhood is served by Magnolia Avenue, a major thoroughfare which leads into the City of Riverside. Bus service is served by the Riverside Transit Agency (RTA) and Corona Cruiser.
El Cerrito is located on the southeastern part of the city, just a few exits north of the Dos Lagos neighborhood on I-15. El Cerrito is mostly a rural/suburban area with many dirt roads in alleyways and no ranches. El Cerrito is home to El Cerrito Sports Park, a large park consisting of one baseball field and a popular destination for Little League Baseball and local school softball teams.
Eagle Glen is located between South Corona and El Cerrito, and is the neighborhood around Wilson Elementary and Eagle Glen Park. This neighborhood is known for being very clean and upscale. It is close to Wilson Elementary, El Cerrito Middle School, and Santiago High School, all of which are California distinguished schools. Many of the homes are valued anywhere from $400,000 to $650,000. Eagle Glen is also home to a golf course.
THE SHOPS AT DOS LAGOS
Dos Lagos open air marketplace offers fine dining, entertainment, twin lakes, trails, summer concerts and various festivals throughout the year. It is located on the historical site of the Temescal Tin Mines and the Butterfield State Coach Route.
GLEN IVY HOT SPRINGS
Glen Ivy Hot Springs provides spa treatments, saunas and a bath house. It also offers drinking and dining, plus a secret garden to pamper yourself for the day.
Skyline Drive is a 10.9 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail that features a cave and is rated as moderate.
Spacious park offering fields for baseball, softball & soccer, plus a playground & jogging trail.
SANTANA REGIONAL PARK
A 49-acre green space with soccer/baseball fields, a skate park & playground, plus a picnic area/BBQs.
CORONA HERITAGE PARK & MUSEUM
Park with vintage buildings, city heritage displays, gardens, an arts colony & event space.
WORLD MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY
Natural history museum on a university campus with animal, plant & mineral exhibits. Located in La Sierra University, a couple of miles outside of Corona.
Tom's Farms is another local attraction that offers a farmers market, family dining and local crafting boutiques. Don’t forget to stop by the candy shop and check out the live music performances on the weekend!
The Crossings is a Corona based retail center with various shopping, dining, and entertainment.
It's located across from Dos Lagos.