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Dr. Richard H. Rioux Memorial Park



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    16.64 acres

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Dr. Richard H. Rioux Memorial Park, consisting of 17 acres, was dedicated in 1999 in the memory of Dr. Richard H. Rioux. With its vast fields and breathtaking views, this park is the ideal spot to spend a day. Dr. Richard Rioux was Executive Director of the Los Angeles County Antelope Valley Rehabilitation Centers at Acton and Warm Springs, where he worked with more than 22,000 residents recovering from alcohol and drug addiction. In addition, he pioneered the development of an innovative literacy training program which has helped thousands of people attain the literacy skills and knowledge needed to be productive citizens. An award-winning photographer, columnist and author of two books, Dr. Rioux was founder and first president of his beloved Stevenson Ranch Town Council and an avid sports enthusiast, having run 26 marathons and climbed Mt. Whitney seven times.