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Chino, CA

Incorporated as a city in 1910, Chino is located in the western portion of San Bernardino County in the Inland Empire. With Mount Baldy as its backdrop, Chino is conveniently located near the 10, 60 and 71 freeways. Chino’s history is tied to dairy farming, which are quickly being replaced by new-home developments. The population of Chino was last estimated at over 75,000 in 2006.

Inland Empire Higher Education

Nearby, The Claremont Colleges and California State University, Pomona offer higher education opportunities easily accessible to Chino residents. Chaffey College operates a satellite campus in Chino, with plans for future expansion.

Things To Do

  • Attend the annual Planes of Fame Air Show held at the Chino Airpor.  Chino is home to a regional airport. Currently, the airport is looking into expanding. Bored? Consider taking airplane or helicopter flying lessons.
  • Visit the Planes of Fame Museum, a non-profit aviation museum dedicated to restoring, collecting and preserving aircraft and memorabilia. The museum currently houses more than 150 aircraft. The museum is open every day, except Thanksgiving and Christmas, from 9 to 5. General admission: $11, children 11 and under: $4, children under 5: free.
  • Get back to nature at Prado Park. With over 2,000 acres, visitors can fish, horseback ride, bird watch, feed the geese, archery and go target shooting—the range was the site for the 1984 Olympics. If there is too much to do in one day, camp! Facilities are available. Entry fees exist to get into the park; be sure to check their site or call them at 909597-4260 for the most current fees. El Prado has two public, 18-hole championship golf courses: El Prado Gold Course, Butterfield Stage Course and El Prado Golf Course, Chino Creek Course.

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