Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park

Hours & Location

Borrego Parking Lot
 
Glenn Ranch Road Parking Lot
 
Contact Information 
 
Hours
Park Hours: 7 a.m. to sunset
Office Hours: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

About The Park

Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park encompasses approximately 2,500 acres of riparian and oak woodland canyons, rolling grassland hills and steep slopes of coastal sage scrub and chaparral. The park contains 23 trails totaling approximately 17 miles of graded roads and single-track trails, providing excellent opportunities for hikers, mountain bikers and equestrians.
 
The park is highlighted by scenic rock formations, including the beautiful Red Rock Canyon. There are three intermittent streams: Borrego, Serrano and Aliso Creek meandering through the park, each hosting an abundance of wildlife. Remnants of the former cattle ranching days can be seen throughout the park.
 
This park connects to:
 
  • Edison Riding and Hiking Trail
  • Aliso Creek Riding and Hiking Trail
  • Aliso Creek Bikeway
  • Aliso-Serrano Riding and Hiking Trail
  • Park Rules & Closures

    Though 90% of the park burned in the Santiago Fire of 2007, the land is still in the recovery process. Please respect that process by staying on marked trails and following park rules.
     
    Whiting Ranch is open 7 a.m. to sunset, year round, except after rain. Call the park office for current trail closures at (949) 923-2245.