Visitor’s Guide 2018-04-23T17:01:12+00:00

Visiting the Cemetery

Bellevue Memorial Park is a place of remembrance for families visiting their loved ones. Please respect the privacy of others. For visitor safety, the speed limit is 5 miles per hour.

Visitor’s Code of Conduct

  • Bellevue Memorial Park, established in 1892, an historic landmark cemetery, is known for beauty, dignity, serenity and everlasting memories.  As a licensed California cemetery, Bellevue is not a public park.  Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Mowing schedule rules must be observed, including placing and removal of flowers and decorations on non-mowing days.

  • Please respect the privacy of those attending funerals or visiting family memorials. For safety and respect for others, please walk with care around grave memorials and in mausoleum corridors.

  • Photography is limited to family memorials.

  • All Smoking is prohibited at funeral services and within 50 feet of buildings.

  • Removal of flowers or other decorations is limited to the owner of the property and cemetery staff.

  • Feeding of birds or animals or disturbing wildlife is prohibited.

  • Walking with a leashed dog is allowed.  Owners MUST pick up (clean up) after their dog.

  • Decorating or climbing on cemetery trees, plants or features is prohibited.

  • Loitering, sitting or lying on any lawn area, planter walls, grave markers or memorial benches is not allowed.

  • Do not damage or climb on trees and plants, or pick flowers from cemetery landscaping.
  • The following activities are not allowed at any time:

    • Possession and Consumption of Alcoholic Beverages.
    • Food (no picnics) or Music (recorded or live).
    • Ball playing and/or sports of any kind.
  • Keep vehicles or bikes locked.  Bellevue is not responsible for lost, damaged or stolen items.

  • Any person on cemetery property before opening or after closing hours will be considered trespassing.  Bellevue will enforce Code of Conduct rules under local police authority granted to cemetery management.

Cemetery Map (Downloadable PDF)
Visitors Code of Conduct (Downloadable PDF)
Código de conducta (Descargar PDF)

Flower & Decoration Policy

To preserve the beauty and safety of Bellevue Memorial Park for all families and visitors, please observe the following policies:

Each interment site is (ground, crypt or niche) is provided with one flower vase per interment. Each family is responsible to maintain their flower vase. Replacement vases are available at the cemetery office if original vase is unusable or missing.

ALL FLOWERS AND DECORATIONS WILL BE REMOVED ON THE “MOWING DAY.”  SEE MOWING SCHEDULE  SIGN AT CEMETERY ENTRANCE AND COLOR CODED CURBS FOR EACH SECTION. Maps can be downloaded from this site as well be obtained from the cemetery office.

Flowers and decorations should only be removed by the owner of the property and/or the cemetery staff.

The following decorations are not permitted at any time and will be removed immediately:

  • Fences or borders of any kind around interment sites, planter boxes, stones, glass/ceramic items, ornaments, statues and solar lights.

  • Anything attached to cemetery trees and/or shrubs.

  • Decorations should not infringe on interment sites owned by others.

  • Decorative (artificial) Christmas trees are allowed only in the month of December and are subject to the removal policy above. Trees must not exceed 4ft in height.

Flower & Decoration Policy (Downloadable PDF)
Poliza sobre las Flores (Descargar PDF)
Mow Schedule Map (Downloadable PDF)
Holiday Mowing Decoration Schedule (Downloadable PDF)
Mausoleum Decoration Policy (Downloadable PDF)

Integrity Throughout History

Since its opening in 1892, Bellevue is now celebrating 126 years, and has grown considerably. In 2017, Bellevue received the coveted George Chaffey Memorial Award from the City of Ontario for leadership preserving Ontario’s cultural heritage.

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If you need immediate help or wish to plan in advance, Bellevue Memorial Park’s family service counselors are here to assist you.

Please call (909) 986-1201.

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