Chino Hills State Park


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Chino Hills State Park


Location:10 miles northwest of the Corona; from the 91 Freeway take Highway 71 north to Soquel Canyon west, then south on Elinvar.
Facilities:Picnic area, equestrian staging area, pipe corrals, a historic barn, water spigots, restrooms, multi-use trails (55 miles).
Activities:Primitive camping, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking.
Special Features:A natural open-space area in the hills of Santa Ana Canyon near Riverside, Park is a critical link in the Puente-Chino Hills biological corridor. It encompasses stands of oaks, sycamores, and rolling, grassy hills that stretch nearly 31 miles, from the Santa Ana Mountains to the Whittier Hills.
Address:c/o Inland Empire District Office
17801 Lake Perris Dr
Perris, CA 92571

Phone:951-780-6222
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=648
Size: 14,173 acres. Elevation: 1,000 feet.

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