Did you know that the Sycamore Canyon Wilderness Park is one of 8 protected reserves as designated by the Riverside County Habitat Conservation Agency? That means it's pretty special!
This 1,500 acre park is the perfect wilderness for active and outdoor loving families to explore. You can spend the day hiking, biking, or even just taking a stroll through the amazing trail system. These trails will take you through the amazing natural environment, all within Riverside.
Who knew a city could have such an amazing patch of paradise!
The Sycamore Canyon Wilderness Park is a great way to learn about the ecology and biology of the area, with over 100 plant and animal species alone that have been classified as rare, sensitive, or endangered. That's not to mention the rest of them!
It's the perfect way to learn about the environment, how sensitive it is, and how we need to look after it.
A great place to start your outdoor adventure is the Ameal Moore Nature Center, which sites at the main trailhead entrance. This center is the perfect place to join one of the schedule naturalist-led nature walks, as well as exhibits, and hands-on learning.
So just grab your hat, camera, walking shoes and sense of adventure, and head to this amazing piece of wilderness in Riverside. Who knew such a place was right on your doorstep!?