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Thomas F. Riley Wilderness Park

Hiking/biking, interpretive center, picnic area


This 540 acre wilderness park has five miles of multi-use and single track trails offering outdoor enjoyment for hikers, equestrians and mountain bikers. Ranger-led programs as well as self-guided hikes provide opportunities for the visitor to learn about the richness of this sanctuary. The park's outdoor "classroom" atmosphere offers students of all ages, scouts and other youth oriented organizations, a place to experience firsthand, the intricate relationships between the park's wildlife and habitat, offering an opportunity to work on outdoor projects and fulfill classroom requirements.

This 540 acre wilderness park has five miles of multi-use and single track trails offering outdoor enjoyment for hikers, equestrians and mountain bikers. Ranger-led programs as well as self-guided hikes provide opportunities for the visitor to learn about the richness of this sanctuary. The park's outdoor "classroom" atmosphere offers students of all ages, scouts and other youth oriented organizations, a place to experience firsthand, the intricate relationships between the park's wildlife and habitat, offering an opportunity to work on outdoor projects and fulfill classroom requirements.


Parking is available for 50 vehicles including horse trailers. For equestrians, there are 4 pipe corrals and a watering fountain. Other amenities available are picnic tables, portable restrooms, drinking fountains and handicap access to the visitor center.


The Ranger Station houses a hands-on classroom and a variety of interpretive displays which highlight the park's wildlife and history. Surrounding the station is a one acre native plant butterfly garden, a large deck for picnicking and enjoying the views, and informational bulletin boards.


Park Amenities: Amphitheater, Bicycling/Bike Trails, Equestrian Trails, Family Picnic Area, Hiking Trails, Interpretive Center, Interpretive Programs, Restrooms, Scenic Overlook, Tables

  • 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.

  • Thomas F. Riley Wilderness Park
  • 30952 Oso Parkway
  • Coto De Caza, CA 92679

$0.00

$3.00, provided on location.

Suitable for: 0 - 17

Phone: (949) 923-2265

Web: Click to Visit

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