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Best Skateparks in the Inland Empire

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There’s no better place in the United States to be a skater than Southern California. The beautiful weather allows for almost year-round outdoor activities and many boarding professionals call the area home. There are well-maintained, professionally designed skateparks all around SoCal, including the Inland Empire. Check out our recommendations below for the best parks to practice your tricks around the Inland Empire.

Fergusson Skatepark

Fergusson Skatepark, located in Rialto, California, was built in 2012 over an existing hockey rink slab. The park was designed to be a state-of-the-art facility and has areas for street skaters with rails, stairs, benches, and ledges, plus a pool, ramps, and plenty of open space. The park is free, well-maintained, and stays busy, creating a fun atmosphere for beginners and seasoned skaters. There are shade structures for a break from the sun, and safety gear is required.

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Fontana South Skatepark

There are two skateparks in Fontana, and Fontana South is the best one for experienced street skaters. It features two blocks, a four stair round rail, plus a triple kink rail. There are also two big bowls for skaters working on their transition game. Fontana South hosts lots of fun events, like trick contests where participants can win money and skating gear. Safety gear and a signed waiver are required for all skaters, and there is an entry fee. The park also has lights, so night skating is allowed.

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Fontana North Skatepark

Another skatepark in Fontana, this one in the north part of town, features a street course with rails perfect for everyone from beginner to advanced. The bowls, both a peanut pool and a Roman pool, are 5-9 feet deep, best for intermediate and advanced skaters. The is a skate shop on site, and all safety gear is required.

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Palm Springs Skatepark

The Palm Springs Skatepark was built in 2003 by the city of Palm Springs with the design input from local skaters, ensuring the park would be exactly what the skaters wanted, including replicas of the pools that launched the popularity of skateboarding in Southern California in the 1970s. Palm Springs Skatepark features 30,000 square feet of skateable surface, including the Flow Bowl with hips, rails, pyramids, stairs, ramps, and quarter-pipes. There is also a Combi-bowl, complete with a steel grind rail and transition areas, with depths of five and a half feet and seven and a half feet. There is also a deeper, nine and a half foot bowl, with a three food vert-wall with concrete coping and pool tile. The park is lit with a unique, cable-suspended lighting system, allowing for a cool night skating experience. The city requires all skaters to wear safety gear, and there are beverages and snacks available for purchase onsite.

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Blair Park

Blair Park, located in San Bernardino, California, has a solid mix of elements for skaters of all types. It features a snowman-shaped bowl that hits 8 feet deep with an extension and metal coping that allows a super fast grind. Alongside the bowls is a street section with a set of eight stairs, ledges, a box, and a quarter pipe with a hip. The park is free to skate and does have lights for some post-sunset skate time.

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Jurupa Skatepark

Jurupa Skatepark, located in Riverside, California, is one of the smaller parks in the Inland Empire, but the smaller elements are perfect for beginner to intermediate skaters to practice. Locals believe the park has a good flow. The area is perfect for both bikers and skaters and is open to skateboards on all even-numbered days. Safety gear is required by the City of Riverside.

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