About Chino Hills State Park
Chino Hills State Park provides refuge for biodiversity, and is an open space preserve where all plant and animal life are protected. In the spring, it comes alive with an array of wildflowers.
The park is open year-round, but the best time to visit is in spring when the hills come alive with wildflowers. Visit early in the morning for fewer crowds, and during golden hour for golden light.
Chino HIlls State Park is located in the southwestern corner of San Bernardino County, about 40 miles away (45 minutes) from Los Angeles and 25 miles (35 minutes) from Orange County.
The day use fee is $10. Note that the park is busy during wildflower season and lots may be full. Street parking is available, however, note that it requires a 3/4 mile walk uphill.
The Chino Hills State Park wildflower blooms vary depending on the season and rainfall. Some of the blooms you may see are poppies, wild mustard, and wild radish.
You'll see the Chino Hills State Park wildflowers start to bloom in late February. Poppies start blooming in mid-March. Wild mustard bloom in late March - early April.
The park boasts 90 miles of trails. You'll find plenty of flowers along Bane Ridge Road and the Bane Ridge Trail, and the Upper Bane Ridge Trail. Keep going up for the best blooms (and views)!