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Best trails in Chino Hills State Park, California

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Looking for a great trail in Chino Hills State Park, California? AllTrails has 43 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 39 moderate trails in Chino Hills State Park ranging from 0.8 to 16.5 miles and from 459 to 2,240 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

Chino Hills State Park is an open-space near Riverside. It’s proximity to urban areas and its tranquil setting provides a great escape for hiking, walking, horseback riding, and bicycling. Rattlesnakes are common in the park so use caution while hiking. $5.00 per vehicle $4.00 seniors age 62+ Pay by exact-change cash or card at the self-pay machine 

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Map of trails in Chino Hills State Park, California
Park information
Acreage:
12,452 acres
Park hours
Monday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sunday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Contact
951-780-6222
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Top trails (43)
#1 - Bane Canyon Loop Trail
Chino Hills State Park
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Length: 5.8 mi • Est. 2 h 51 m
SEASONAL CLOSURE: This area is subject to seasonal closure due to weather conditions. For more information, please visit https://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=648.Show more
#2 - Bane Canyon Short Loop Trail
Chino Hills State Park
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 1 h 46 m
#3 - Bovinian Delight Trail and Telegraph Canyon
Chino Hills State Park
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Length: 6.9 mi • Est. 3 h 22 m
Starting at the Rimcrest Drive parking and trailheads, take South Ridge Trail east for about 1.75 miles, then north on Bovinian Delight Trail, west on Telegraph Canyon Road, and south on Easy Street Trail back to Rimcrest Drive. San Juan Hill is the tallest peak in Chino Hills State Park and is only about 1/4 mile further on South Ridge Trail from Bovinian Delight Trail, if you want to make this easy tangent before going down Bovinian Delight Trail.Show more
#4 - Little Canyon Loop
Chino Hills State Park
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 1 h 9 m
Chino Hills State park offers a wide variety of hiking, Biking and camping opportunities within Orange county. The park has many trails and many options for hiking different distances and locations. The entrance at Rim Crest Dr. offers free parking on the street. West and east ends of the park offer parking for a nominal fee. The Chino hills entrance also offers family camping sites. The Little Canyon loop starts at the south ridge trail and proceeds east, up the hill for just over a mile. At the first trail to the left, a sign marks the Little Canyon trail. Little Canyon trail is a narrow trail that has a steep slope down to the Telegraph Canyon trail (about .3 mile). At the Telegraph trail, head back west and locate the easy street trail also about a mile from Little Canyon. Easy street ends at Rim Crest Drive.Show more
#5 - Gilman Peak via Sycamore and North Ridge Trail
Chino Hills State Park
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Length: 6.1 mi • Est. 3 h 17 m
Park at the Rim Crest Drive trailhead. For the 6-mile loop with Little Canyon, take South Ridge Trail east, Little Canyon Trail north, Telegraph Canyon Trail east, Sycamore Trail northeast, North Ridge Trail northwest, Gilman Trail southwest to the peak, continue southwest on Gilman Trail, Telegraph Canyon Trail west, and Easy Street Trail south back to the trailhead. For a 4-mile out-and-back instead, from the trailhead take Easy Street Trail north, Telegraph Canyon Trail east, Gilman Trail north to the peak, and reverse to get back to the trailhead. Nice wild flowers are on the South Ridge Trail and Gilman Trail.Show more
#6 - Coal Canyon Trail
Chino Hills State Park
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Length: 9.8 mi • Est. 4 h 55 m
Picnic Rock is also locally known as "Mini Moab". Park at the Green River Road parking lot. Take the Santa Ana River Trail about 1 mile west where the old Coal Canyon Road goes south under the SR 91 freeway. This takes you to the Chino Hills State Park's Coal Canyon gate. Continue past the gate staying on the short paved driveway for about 300 feet, and when the driveway ends cross the dry wash to the right (west) which takes you to the official Coal Canyon Trail trailhead marker (a wood post). Continue on Coal Canyon Trail for about 3.4 miles to Leonard Road.Show more
#7 - Four Corners Loop Trail
Chino Hills State Park
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Length: 5.4 mi • Est. 2 h 43 m
#8 - San Juan Hill
Chino Hills State Park
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Length: 8.0 mi • Est. 4 h 3 m
#9 - North Bane Ridge Trail to Sidewinder Loop
Chino Hills State Park
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Length: 6.2 mi • Est. 3 h 7 m
Nice trail for trail running but can be used for hiking or biking. Trail starts at the CHSP gate on Sapphire Rd. The only asphalt is the first 1/2 mile at the junction to N. Bane Ridge and then about midway through for about .3 miles.Show more
#10 - Scully Ridge Trail
Chino Hills State Park
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Length: 10.1 mi • Est. 5 h 2 m
To find the trailhead, go to the golf course and park, or park out on the road before golf course and walk the 1/2 mile. Then, walk behind the parking lot and see the trail down below, across railroad tracks. Show more
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