Trail Closure Notice – Hellman

Posted by on Jan 5, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Trail Closure Notice – Hellman

UPDATE:  To be opening soon  The trails will be reopened after the initial work is completed most likely to be in April sometime – pending weather conditions. Check back for updates.

The Hellman Trailhead (Peppergrass and Mariposa Trails) is currently CLOSED and undergoing repairs due to erosion and run-off.  In the meanwhile, for ALTERNATE TRAIL ACCESS click here. Visit for other alternative trails to enjoy.

When the trailhead (and trails) reopen NEW TRAIL HOURS will be in effect for Hellman Park Trailhead.  New trail hours will be OPEN 9am-6pm June 1 through September 30, and 9am-5pm October 1 through May 31.

Due to severe water erosion and runoff, the Peppergrass Trail will be improved (regraded) using Los Angeles County Proposition A funds.  Habitat restoration on the trail is being funded by the City of Whittier.  Trails will be temporarily closed during the work. Please check back for updates.