We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Diamond Valley Lake Visitors Center

Open today: 6:30 AM - 4:15 PM
Review Highlights
Where the water comes from

Interesting and interactive experience about water management and the miracle of water in So Cal... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Susan S

My wife and I were fortunate enough that we were able to take one of the buses that were provided... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2018
Richard G
San Jacinto, California
Read all 22 reviews
All photos (9)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good45%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“distribution”(2 reviews)
“viewpoint”(2 reviews)
Closes in 20 min
Hours Today: 6:30 AM - 4:15 PM
See all hours
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
2325 Searl Pkwy, Hemet, CA 92543-9705
+1 951-765-2612
Reviews (22)
Filter reviews
21 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsvisitor centerdistributionviewpointdinosaurslakecaliforniahistory
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 21 reviews
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Interesting and interactive experience about water management and the miracle of water in So Cal. Conservation is key to continue the lifestyles we enjoy.

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 16 March 2018

My wife and I were fortunate enough that we were able to take one of the buses that were provided for people to watch them excavate the reservoir as it was being built. There were Archaeologists and Paleontologists that followed the removal of the dirt....More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

They do a good job explaining the man made lake and it’s history - how it was built and whom it services - staff friendly -worth a stop !

1  Thank Bob S
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The folks in the visitor center were very helpful in providing maps and directions to the opposite viewpoint area.

Thank Crt1943
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Took thr little ones to see the dinos. My daughter was in love. Highly recommended for the whole famil.

Thank 250larisak
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Very fun. Has a wolly mamouth there. Can purchase items. Tells you how the dam was built and what they found while digging.

1  Thank Neice71
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

If you are in the Hemet Ca area, you should visit the Diamond Lake Visitors Center. The California drought has made the importance of water conservation very well known here. The center has interesting exhibits on the aqueduct system which delivers the all important water...More

Thank Dick K
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Lots of interesting exhibits! Kept the kids interested and ready to learn. The adults had a good time too!

Thank Marsha D
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I went to the lake to have something to do and stumbled on the visitor center looking how to get up to the lake......The greeters was great had answers to all my questions and the information in the visitors center was great regarding all info...More

Thank Pansy A
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

This is one of the best local visitor centers in the US. The displays present a brief overall history of the area's civilization followed by a vast and thorough presentation of SoCal water distribution and management. The displays that present the science of the water...More

Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Diamond Valley Lake Visitors Center staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines