The Orangecrest neighborhood in Riverside, California is in zip code 92508. It is surrounded by hills on the east side and a portion of the north side. The northernmost road is John F. Kennedy Drive. The western border is Wood Road, and the southern boundary starts on Krameria Avenue and turns at Barton Road until it reaches Van Buren Boulevard.
The affluent Orangecrest neighborhood has views of several of the surrounding mountains, including Big Bear and San Jacinto. The main retail centers are located along Van Buren Boulevard, which has every imaginable department store and dining establishment. Van Buren Boulevard is a major thoroughfare between Interstate 215 in Perris and Interstate 60 in Mira Loma, California, bypassing the downtown Riverside Interstate 91, 60, and 215 interchange.
Local schools are tucked into the neighborhood. While some of the areas are within walking distance of the stores and restaurants on Van Buren Boulevard, the hilly terrain might make walking difficult for some.
There are two parks in the Orangecrest neighborhood. Bergamont Park is a neighborhood park with a playground, a sheltered picnic area and sport fields. Orange Terrace Community Park has similar features but is also the home of several youth baseball leagues that draw teams from all the surrounding areas.
This neighborhood is very close to the Riverside National Cemetery, March Air Reserve Base and the Lieutenant General Archie J. Old Junior Golf Course. Surrounding a portion of the area are a few of the remaining orange groves. The community is also near the California Citrus State Historic Park, which is a state-run orange grove and education center. It has hiking trails and a large grass area used not only for summer concerts but also for many family gatherings.
The Orangecrest neighborhood is a pleasant place to live, with well-kept single-family homes.