Rides & Attractions

Riverside's Best Destination for Family-Friendly Fun

Castle Park is an amusement park founded in 1976 that has been expanding ever since. The park includes a full amusement ride park featuring 27 rides suitable for all ages, four championship miniature golf courses, a vast selection of carnival midway games, Buccaneer Cove a water playground 4 levels high, retail shops, a huge 2 level video arcade, performances by “Anthony the Magic” and various party locations including the circus tent themed “Big Top.” Castle Park is located right off the 91 freeway in the city of Riverside, California.

  • Minimum Height
    • 36"
    • 38"
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    • 42"
    • 48"
    • 52"
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Rockin' Tug- NEW

All Aboard! Set sail for an adventure on this Tug Boat with your family and experience a combination of rocking and whirling fun!

Must be 42" tall to ride.

Minimum Height42"
Thrill Level 2 

Spaceships

Blast off in your own high-flying spaceships and take aim at the out-of-this-world obstacles that come your way.

Must be between 36” tall and 54" tall to ride.

Minimum Height36"
Thrill Level 1 

Spider

The spider spins its thrills on a central axis as riders are twirled in their own individual cars, simultaneously moving up and down.

Must be 48" tall to ride alone, or at least 3 years of age and accompanied by someone 12 years or older.

Minimum Height48"
Thrill Level 2 

Sea Planes

Just like the Red Baron, you can pilot your biplane up, up and away as you circle the field below.

Must be 36" tall to ride. Cannot weigh over 150 pounds.

Minimum Height36"
Thrill Level 1 

Sea Dragon

Waves of excitement abound as this enchanted ship swings to and fro on a pendulum that reaches new heights of excitement.

Must be 36" tall to ride. Must be 48" tall to ride alone. Riders under 48" must be accompanied by a responsible supervising companion at least 48" tall.

Minimum Height36"
Thrill Level 2 

Samba

Climb aboard one of our miniature helicopters or spaceships and discover the joy of flying on a colorful aircraft specifically designed for kids.

Must be between 36” tall and 54" tall to ride.

Minimum Height36"
Thrill Level 1 

Scrambler

Feel the riveting G's of centrifugal force as you and your partner are propelled back and forth in a star pattern.

Two-person ride. Must be 48" tall.

Minimum Height48"
Thrill Level 2 

Tilt-a-Whirl

A classic ride, The Tilt-a-Whirl is a spinning sensation that has long been a favorite of adults and kids alike.

Must be at least 36” tall to ride. Must be at least 46” tall to ride alone. Riders between 36” & 46” must be accompanied by a responsible supervising companion at least 46” tall.

Minimum Height36"
Thrill Level 2 

Whip

A centrifugal ride just for kids, we've scaled down the adult version to offer kid-sized fun, kid-sized thrills.

Must be between 36” tall and 54" tall to ride.

Minimum Height36"
Thrill Level 1 

Sky Rider

The Sky Rider features eight gondola carts that gradually raise its riders up to 80 feet high providing a breath taking view. The ride also spins its riders at its maximum height allowing guests to get a full 360 degree aerial view of the park’s surroundings.

Must be at least 48” in height to ride alone. Children Under 48” in height must be accompanied by a responsible adult 18 years or older.

Minimum Height36"
Thrill Level 2 

Anthony the Magic

Voted the Inland Empire's "Best Entertainer 2012"

If you haven’t seen Anthony the Magic at Castle Park before, you’re in for a treat. He mesmerizes people of all ages, and he’s bringing lots of new magic with him this year.

Please contact the park for the Magic show times.

Shows may be cancelled without notice.

Miniature Golf

Four 18-hole, golf courses offer varying levels of play for the beginner or pro. The meticulously manicured courses feature waterfalls, rapids & fountains. Each course has its own unique theme, complete with unusual stunt buildings. Over 4,700 lights transform the courses at night, & eighteen waterfalls are sprinkled throughout.

Buccaneer Cove

Four levels of family water play with dozens of interactive water elements, including 5 colorful water slides, aqua domes, fun spray cannons, spray loops & cylinder spray fountains. Lounge chairs & seating as well as private cabanas available to rent that will provide guests with the chance to take a break from the sun.

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Minimum Height36"
Thrill Level 2 

Arcade

The unique castle arcade gives you state-of-the art video games on the ground floor and the exciting Ghost Blasters. Play some of today's most thrilling arcade games like Time Crisis 4, Jurassic Park, or Moto GP. Or, challenge a friend on Air Hockey FX!

Riverside Express

Powered by a scale model replica of an old-fashioned, coal-burning locomotive, passengers are treated to a guided tour of Castle Park.

Must be 36" tall to ride alone, or accompanied by someone 12 years or older.

Minimum Height36"
Thrill Level 1 

Motorcycles

Just like a real-like motorcycle, riders can experience a pair of "daredevil jumps" and "pop wheelies" over a course that's perfectly suited for kids.

Must be between 36” tall and 54" tall to ride.

Minimum Height36"
Thrill Level 1 

Dragons Tower

Reach speeds up to 35-mph in under two seconds as you ascend a 100-foot vertical tower in a pulse detonating, 3G launch with a 1G descent.

Must be 52" tall to ride.

Minimum Height52"
Thrill Level 2 

Fireball

An inverted looping coaster that challenges your courage and tests your mettle as you go head over heals at ever increasing velocity.

Must be 48" tall to ride.

Minimum Height48"
Thrill Level 3 

Crazy Plane

A kid-sized plane (adults can ride too) that lets you feel the wind in your hair as you reach for the clouds. Not too fast, not too slow, it's the perfect way to let the imagination soar.

Must be 36" tall to ride.

Minimum Height36"
Thrill Level 1 

Castle Park Railroad

All aboard for a scenic tour of Castle Park as our mini locomotive chugs its way into the hearts of children and adults alike.

Must be 36" tall to ride alone, or accompanied by someone 12 years or older.

Minimum Height36"
Thrill Level 1 

Antique Car Ride

Experience the nostalgic fun of vintage automobiles as you wind your way through a scenic landscape with miniature buildings, water wheels and gas pumps. Choose from a variety of turn-of-the-century vehicles.

Must be 36" tall to ride alone, or accompanied by someone 12 years or older.

Minimum Height36"
Thrill Level 1 

Bumper Cars

The rules of the road are redefined on a crash course that puts the premium on tailgating, broad-siding, and head-on collisions as drivers attempt to make their way around the ride platform.

Must be 48" tall to ride alone, or 42" tall with someone 12-year or more.

Minimum Height42"
Thrill Level 2 

Flying Animals

Want to ride a flying elephant? How about a soaring dragon? Castle Park is what being a kid is all about.

Must be between 36” tall and 54" tall to ride.

Minimum Height36"
Thrill Level 1 

Flying Saucer

Take a ride on a UFO as you slip the bonds of gravity in a 65-mph spin! Older children and adults will discover the thrill of an alien sensation as they feel the floor dropping out from under them.

Must be 48" tall to ride.

Minimum Height48"
Thrill Level 3 

Merlin's Revenge

A magical family coaster with twisting turns and looping thrills the whole family can enjoy together.

Must be 48" tall to ride alone, or 40" tall and accompanied by someone 12 years or older.

Minimum Height40"
Thrill Level 3 

Merry-Go-Round

A classic carousel with a colorful assortment of uniquely designed animals and 4 chariot seats.

Must be 36" tall to ride alone, or accompanied by someone 12 years or older.

Minimum Height36"
Thrill Level 1 

Log Ride

Drop 48 feet on one of the steepest and largest log ride ever built, pumping 20,000 gallons of water a minute and featuring two separate drops.

Must be 48" tall to ride alone, or 36" with someone 12 years or older.

Minimum Height36"
Thrill Level 3 

Little Dipper

It's a miniature version of the big coaster! So pint-size thrill-seekers can experience all the excitement of loops, twists, and turns on a smaller scale.

Must be 38" tall to ride.

Minimum Height38"
Thrill Level 2 

Ghost Blasters

Climb aboard and join the fun of an interactive dark ride that's perfect for children and adults. Test your aim as you fire at moving targets while riding through a spooky, multi-level course.

Must be 42" tall to ride alone, or 36" with someone 12 years or older.

Minimum Height36"
Thrill Level 2 

Kings Crown

Fly through the air on your own individual throne! The Kings Crown is a perfect fit for older children and adults.

Must be 48" tall to ride.

Minimum Height48"
Thrill Level 2 

Dragon Flyer

Tame the beast on the all-new Dragon Flyer. Soar toward the sky or take a dive straight down. On this ride in the sky, you're the pilot!

Must be accompanied by someone 12 years or older if guest is between 36"-43" tall. Anyone over 44" may ride alone.

Minimum Height36"
Thrill Level 2