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Earth Day – Join Us!

Posted by on Mar 21, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Earth Day – Join Us!

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New Trail Hours for Hellman Park Trailhead

Posted by on Feb 9, 2017 in News | Comments Off on New Trail Hours for Hellman Park Trailhead

Currently the Hellman Park Trailhead, which includes the Peppergrass and Mariposa Trails, is closed.  When the trailhead (and trails) reopen (expected to be in April) 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.  Also, no bikes will be allowed on either of these trails.  These changes are being made to protect the natural resources and enhance the visitor experience. The rest of the Preserve trails remain unchanged, and are open sunrise to...

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Trail Closure Notice – Hellman

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

UPDATE: The trails will be reopened after the 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 http://www.habitatauthority.org/trails/ 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,...

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Hellman Park Trailhead Perimeter Fence and Gate Ribbon Cutting

Posted by on Dec 7, 2016 in News | Comments Off on Hellman Park Trailhead Perimeter Fence and Gate Ribbon Cutting

On December 7, 2016 three agencies and the community came together for a ribbon cutting ceremony of the Hellman Park Trailhead Perimeter Fence and Gate.  This was a joint project of the Habitat Authority, the City of Whittier, and the Los Angeles County Regional Parks and Open Space District. At the August 22, 2013 Habitat Authority Board meeting approval was given to apply for and enter into agreements with the County of Los Angeles for funding in the amount of $600,000. The source of the funds is the Competitive Excess Funds from the Los Angeles County Regional Park and Open Space District for Fourth Supervisorial District (Los Angeles County Proposition A). Two grant...

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Volunteer Awards

Posted by on Nov 7, 2016 in News | Comments Off on Volunteer Awards

              (Photos with Andrea Gullo (left), Executive Director, and Terri Hernandez (right), Interpretive Programs Coordinator) ...

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Become a Trail Watcher

Posted by on Nov 7, 2016 in News | Comments Off on Become a Trail Watcher

Do you love exercising in the hills? Think about giving back while you exercise. Become a Trail Watcher for the Puente Hills Preserve. Now accepting applications. thernandez@habitatauthority.org for more info. Click here for the volunteer...

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