PARK CLOSURE DATES:
JULY 3 - 7, 2013
NOVEMBER 28 - DECEMBER 1, 2013
DECEMBER 25, 2013
Have you ever wanted a local place where you can relax and unwind after a stressful week? Those mountain trips are great, but who needs another long drive? Well, here in your own city we have Wilderness Park. This park is conveniently located in the San Gabriel Mountains at the top of Highland Oaks Drive. A peaceful place that is great for families, small groups and even individuals. Wilderness Park has a nature center with many animals on display and a pond to enjoy. Come out and take pleasure in the wonders of nature that are located in your own backyard.
Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm.
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Merit Badge Classes
The Boy Scouts and Wilderness Park have a history of being a great match. A variety of Boy Scout merit badge classes are available including Indian lore, mammal study, reptile and amphibian study, environmental science, first aid, citizenship in the community, citizenship in the nation, citizenship in the world, personal fitness, camping and hiking. Classes are on Saturdays.
SPRING 2013 Merit Badge Schedule:
CLICK HERE, for SPRING 2013 Merit Badge Brochure
HELPFUL MERIT BADGE INFORMATION
CLICK HERE, for the "Steps to Success" (Requirements for Merit Badge Classes)
Wilderness Park Hours of Operation
8:30am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday, October through April
8:30am to 7:00pm, Monday through Friday, May through September
(Photo and Caption provided by: Edward L. Butterworth & Kenneth T. Butterworth)
Weekend admittance is by reservation only.
Reservation Policy for Large NON-Profit Groups
Non-profit, service, school and civic organizations are considered "large" groups and may reserve the shelter, large barbecue, fire circle and kitchen for the following fee:
Scout groups - $50 per day or night
Arcadia groups - $75 per day or night
Non-Arcadia groups - $100 per day or night
Reservation Policy for Small Groups (under 25 people)
Small Groups of 25 or less may reserve the Park for day use. Reservations must be made no later than Friday by 12:00noon. You can call no more than 7 working days in advance. Fees are as follows: 1-10 people there is no fee; for 11-25 people there is a fee of $20 per group. Call the park for weekend hours. Hours are subject to change without notice. On most Sundays we are closed by noon.
For more information on anything regarding the park please call 355-5309. The Park Clerk is only available Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30am and 12 noon. If you receive a recording, please leave a message and someone will get back to you as soon as possible.