Hiking in Wildwood Canyon State Park
Wildwood Canyon State Park offers many trails for hiking, dog walking, horse riding, biking, and sight seeing. You can choose easy 1 mile hikes up to 11 mile harder trails. Always keep a lookout for wildlife. In the morning you will usually find plenty of deer. If you are lucky you may spot a bobcat, fox, or coyote . Mountain lions and bears have been spotted but it is a rare occurrence. Other animals include plenty of lizards, rabbits, squirrels and birds. Keep an eye out for rattlesnakes during warm months. Most of the time you can easily spot them sunning on the trails.
Wildwood Canyon state Park is located in Yucaipa off of Wildwood Canyon Road. From Beaumont follow Oak Glen Road and turn left on to Wildwood Canyon Rd. Look for the state park sign on the right ( from Yucaipa sign on the left) once you get to the bottom of the canyon. If you pass the regional park on the left you went to far. Follow the dirt road (Wildwood Canyon Drive) to the dirt parking area. Lower midway in the lot is the Oak Tree Loop entrance and picnic tables. The state park sign entrance is north on Wildwood Canyon Dr. Park at the fence. Only local residents can go further north by car. Follow road to park entrance.