All trails except those at the Hellman Park Trailhead are open sunrise to sunset.  Hellman Park Trailhead hours are as follows: open 9am-6pm June 1 through September 30, and 9am-5pm October 1 through May 31.  All trails are closed during extreme or hazardous weather conditions, and 48 hours after continuous rain. Some trailheads take longer to dry than others; those areas may be closed for longer periods of time. Also, all trails may be closed during red flag days and the presence of other hazardous factors.

When can I go on the trails?  Find out here:  Puente Hills Preserve Hours

Updated trail information is also available by calling: 562-945-9003, extension 5#.

Click here for ADA Policy Relating to Wheelchairs, Service Animals and Other Power-Driven Mobility Devices (includes Application for OPDMD Permit)

Click here to print Puente Hills Preserve map.

Trail Etiquette and Safety Rules


Hacienda Hills Trailhead

Trail access at 7th Avenue and Orange Grove. 91745.  Take the 60 freeway and exit at 7th Avenue. Travel south and the trailhead is at the end of 7th Avenue.   ADA accessible. Click here to print Hacienda Hills TRAILS MAP (9 Mb).



Turnbull Canyon

Trail access off Turnbull Canyon Road approximately ½ mile east of Painter Avenue.
From 10 freeway go south on 605 freeway, exit Beverly Blvd. EAST. Go east on Beverly Blvd. for 3 miles until it turns into Turnbull Canyon Road. Trailhead is on the left. Click here to print a TRAILS MAP of Turnbull Canyon and Worsham (12 Mb).


5700 Greenleaf Avenue, Whittier 90601 (address for mapping purposes only)

Hellman (Peppergrass and Mariposa Trails) are closed for 1-2 months until approximately April 2017 (pending weather conditions) due to trail work. Click for details.

ALTERNATE TRAIL ACCESS 3283 Workman Mill – Road Rio Hondo Staging Area

When the trailhead (and trails) reopen (expected to be in late March) 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.
Trail access at the end of Greenleaf Avenue at Orange Drive.


Arroyo Pescadero Trailhead –

7531 South Colima Road, Whittier 90605
Trail access is on the west side of Colima Road across from Murphy Ranch Little League fields. ADA accessible. No bikes are allowed on this trail. Click here to print TRAILS MAP of Arroyo Pescadero (10 Mb).


Sycamore CanyonTrailhead

5040 Workman Mill Road, Whittier 90601
Trail access is one half-mile north of Beverly Blvd., near Strong Avenue. No dogs, horses or bikes are allowed here.  Good for the hiker looking for a level and gentle nature path.


Schabarum Park
(this is a Los Angeles County Park, not part of the Preserve)

17250 E. Colima Road, Rowland Heights 91748
The Schabarum Trail (Skyline Trail) can be accessed from this regional park, off Colima Road, just east of Azusa Avenue in Rowland Heights.
Parking: Vehicle entry fee applies on weekends and holidays.

3283 Workman Mill Road – Rio Hondo Staging Area
The Schabarum Trail can be accessed from this location. This is a good fitness hike.


Powder Canyon Trailhead

2101 Fullerton Road, La Habra Heights 90631
Trail access on Fullerton Road near Pathfinder and Harbor Blvd. Parking lot located inside the Preserve — go to the second gate, between East Road and Harbor Blvd. ADA accessible. The entrance road and parking lot are typically closed several days after rains. Click here to print TRAILS MAP of Powder Canyon (10 Mb).

Habitat Restoration in Powder Canyon – Activity you will see while on the trails.

Temporary Black Walnut Trail Closure May  1-3 (Mon-Wed), 2017.