Claremont Hills is a wilderness area with few improvements. The terrain is steep and rugged with no sources of safe drinking water. Visitors are advised to wear proper clothing and shoes for a Wilderness area, to carry water, and to be aware of possible hazards including bears, rattlesnakes, coyotes, bobcats, mountain lions, bees, and poison oak.
|Visitors to the park enter at their own risk. The City of Claremont is not responsible for any injuries resulting from use of the park.|
- Park hours must be observed. No after-hours use is permitted. Park visitors in violation of the hours may be subject to a citation.
- No safe drinking water available beyond the park entrance. Do not drink from the streams.
- The Wilderness Park is subject to closure due to weather or hazardous conditions.
- Groups of 20 or more are required to obtain a permit prior to using the park.
- The cutting, pruning or injury of native vegetation or digging of any ground surface within the park is not permitted.
- Hunting, trapping, or harvesting of any living or dead thing is not permitted.
- The possession or use of firearms, air guns, bows and arrows, slingshots, or other weapons is not permitted.
- For your pet's protection, dogs must be kept on a leash of less than six feet in length at all times.
- In consideration of other visitors, please remove your dog's waste products from the roads and trails.
- Glass containers can start brush fires and are not permitted within the park.
- Fires of any kind including smoking, camp stoves, flammable liquids, or fireworks are not permitted in the park.
- Possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages is not permitted.
- Except for emergency and maintenance vehicles, no motor vehicles are permitted in the park.
- Please take all trash and litter out of the park with you when you leave.
- Stay on designated trails (along the fire roads) at all times.
- Practice trail etiquette. Bicyclists and hikers must yield to horses. Bicyclists yield to hikers.
- Bicyclists must maintain safe speeds at all times.