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Caspers Wilderness Park

Playgrounds, hiking/biking, interpretive center, picnic area


Caspers Wilderness Park is an 8,000 acre protected wilderness preserve nestled among the river terraces and sandstone canyons of the western coastal Santa Ana Mountains. The park's many fertile valleys are overtly complemented by specimen groves of native Coastal Live Oak and magnificent stands of California Sycamore. These areas are further accentuated by seasonal wildflower displays and running streams. Wildlife is abundant and can be readily viewed from any of the parks numerous trails.

Caspers Wilderness Park is an 8,000 acre protected wilderness preserve nestled among the river terraces and sandstone canyons of the western coastal Santa Ana Mountains. The park's many fertile valleys are overtly complemented by specimen groves of native Coastal Live Oak and magnificent stands of California Sycamore. These areas are further accentuated by seasonal wildflower displays and running streams. Wildlife is abundant and can be readily viewed from any of the parks numerous trails.


Caspers Wilderness Park provides visitors numerous opportunities for primitive forms of recreation such as camping, picnicking, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, photography, nature study and astronomy. The park has campgrounds, restrooms and showers, picnic areas, an equestrian campground, barbeques/fire rings, playgrounds, hiking and equestrian trails and a visitor center that offers the park user an insight into the park's history, wildlife and plant life.


Park Amenities: Amphitheater, Barbeques/Fire Rings, Bicycling/Bike Trails, Camping-Family Group, Equestrian Camping, Equestrian Trails, Family Picnic Area, Hiking Trails, Interpretive Center (Open Saturday & Sundays only, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Interpretive Programs, Playground/Tot, Lot Restrooms, Scenic Overlook, Showers.

  • Monday: 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Thursday: 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Friday: 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Saturday: 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Sunday: 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Closes at sunset.

  • Caspers Wilderness Park
  • 33401 Ortega Hwy
  • San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

$0.00

$3.00, provided on location.

Suitable for: 0 - 17

Phone: (949) 923-2210

Web: Click to Visit

Activity Name Next Occurrence Suitable Ages
03/26/2017 4 - 17

Event dates, times and cost are subject to change without notice. Before heading out, please contact the event organizer to verify the information provided. If you have questions about a particular event, please contact the event organizer directly.

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