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Chino Hills State Park is a premier natural open-space area in the hills around the Santa Ana Canyon with more than 14,000 acres of rolling, grassy hills and valleys, dotted with stands of oaks and sycamores. The park is also a place where people can escape everyday pressures to find peace and solitude in a natural setting. Visitors can camp or enjoy walking, horseback riding, or bicycling over trails that meander along ridge tops and through valleys, woodlands, sage scrub, and grasslands. More than 90 miles of trails offer excellent opportunities for viewing wildlife and native plants.The park features a visitor center, a campground, picnic areas, and equestrian facilities.

Basic Park Info 

  • The main park entrance is located at 4721 Sapphire Road, Chino Hills, CA 91709.
  • The park's visitor center is located at 4500 Carbon Canyon Road, Brea, CA 92823.
  • Chino Hills State Park can also be accessed through multiple trailheads located throughout the foothills of Brea, Yorba Lina, Anaheim, and Corona.
    The park is open from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm October - March and 8:00 am - 7:00 pm April - September.
  • Our Visitor Center is open daily from 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
  • Dogs are not allowed at Chino Hills State Park except at Bane Canyon Road, the Rolling M Ranch day use area, the Rolling M. Ranch Campgrounds, and day use areas at the Discovery Center. They must be on leash at all times and are not allowed in the backcountry or on trails.
  • E-Bikes are strictly prohibited within Chino Hills State Park on dirt roads and trails. 
  • Parking is $10 per vehicle.


  • Hiking & Biking: The park is home to over 19 designated multi-use trails spanning over 90 miles. These trails take hikers deep into the Chino Hills backcountry where you are emersed with rolling hills and tall grass. Nearly all trails in the park are open to the elements with very little tree coverage. A full list of trails and trail head locations is available on our Recreation page.
  • Horseback Riding: Chino Hills State Park provides endless equestrian activities from back country trails to overnight equestrian camping. For information about equestrian trails including staging areas and amenities, visit our Recreation page. For information about equestrian camping, visit our camping page. 
  • Picnicking: Nothing beats a family picnic amongst nature. The park provides many picnic areas along Bane Canyon Rd., along with large picnic facilities at Rolling M. Ranch. Remember if you pack it in, pack it out.
  • Wildflower Viewing: In the spring, if conditions are right, the park can be home to thousands of native wildflowers. For more information about spring wildflowers, visit our Spring Wildflower page. 
  • Camping: Chino Hills State Park has over 20 no-hookup campsites, 2 primitive campsites, and 3 primitive equestrian campsites. For more information about camping, visit our Camping page.
  • Visitor Center: The parks Discovery Center provides an array of educational activities and displays that showcase the unique ecological diversity of Chino Hills State Park. The Discovery Trail also showcases a native flower garden adjacent to the parking area.

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Visiting with E-Bikes

At Chino Hills State Park, E-Bikes are strictly prohibited on dirt roads and trails. E-Bikes are only permitted on paved portions of Bane Canyon Road. Watch the video below to learn more. 


Rules and Regulations

  • E-bikes and other E-transport - The use of self-propelled or motorized bicycles, scooters, and skateboards are prohibited within the park boundaries, except paved portions of Bane Canyon Road.
  • Drones - The use of powered unmanned aircraft, drones, or other remote controlled aerial devices is prohibited within the park's boundaries.
  • Campfires - ARE NOT PERMITTED As of May 21, 2012
  • Park Closure - The park will close for at least 48 hours following rain of more than one quarter inch. High clay content in the soil causes “greased” trails and roads. Use during this time makes hiking, bicycling and equestrian activities hazardous and causes severe rutting of trail and road surfaces. The park is also closed during times of extreme fire danger, when the National Weather Service announces a Red Flag Warning.
  • Trails - For safety’s sake, stay on designated trails and don’t hike alone. Be aware of wildlife, especially rattlesnakes.
  • Dogs - Dogs are not allowed at Chino Hills State Park except at Bane Canyon Road, the Rolling M Ranch day use area, the Rolling M. Ranch Campgrounds, and day use areas at the Discovery Center. They must be on leash at all times and are not allowed in the backcountry or on trails. Pets must not be left alone at any time.  Dogs are not allowed at any other locations. 
  • Speed Limit - 15 mph for all vehicles and bicycles.
  • Vehicles off road - Motor vehicles may not be driven off road or in the back country.  Vehicles are allowed on pavement and in designated parking lots only.
  • Drinking Water - Available at the Chino Hills State Park Discovery Center, the Rolling M Ranch area, and the Equestrian Staging area.
  • Smoking - Smoking is not allowed  
  • Trash - Pack it in, pack it out!
  • Weapons - Weapons of any kind are prohibited.
  • Collecting - Animals, plants, rocks, dirt and artifacts are protected by law and may not be disturbed or collected.

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