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Area: 1,500 Acres
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Lon: 117.514744
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Randall Finley
Hidden Valley Wildlife Area - Site # 323

Background: Hidden Valley Wildlife Area is located along the Santa Ana River corridor and a major flyway for migratory birds and riparian flora and fauna.
Visitor Center naturalists offer interpretive and education programs on native uses of the plants and area.

The Habitat: 95% riparian corridor along the Santa Ana River watershed.

The Experience: The abundance of migratory and year around bird species, riparian mammals and aquatic species in a natural habitat.

Wildlife and Where to Find It: cars, trails, 200 feet to overlook.

Viewing Tips: Birding year -around with winter migratory birds in abundance. 8 miles of paved bicycle trails connecting the Moutains to River trail system, hikers, bird watchers, fishing.
Equestrian use year round with river trails connecting from the San Bernardino Mountains to the Pacific Ocean.

Site Notes: The visitor center overlooks the Santa Ana River viewshed and offers hands-on experiences with live animals, snakes, reptiles. A short hike away the educational pond offers viewing of migratory bird species and aquatic life and flora and fauna. A vast network of hiking and biking trails offers visitors a chance to experience the wildlife area and view bird species along the Santa Ana River.

Visitor Information: Riverside Chamber of Commerce - -
Viewing Site Hours of Operation are:
Staff On-site: Yes
Open: Everday
Hours: seasonally 7am - 4:30pm winter, 7am - 6pm summer
Year Round: Yes

Road Information:   Dirt. 
Road Hazards: no
 Number of Parking Spaces: 300
Parking Fee: Yes
Proximity to viewing area:200 feet
 Pull-Through Parking: Yes
Parking Notes: $4 per vehicle day use fee

How to Get There: From Riverside, CA, take 91 Freeway west, exit La Sierra Ave south, drive 5 miles to Arlington Ave, turn west, drive 1 miles to entrance Hidden Valley Wildlife Area

Contact Information
Managing Agency: Riverside County Parks And Recreation Division
Agency Site URL: http://www.riversidecountyparks.org/locations/nature-historic-centers/hidden-valley/
Physical Address:11401 Arlington Ave
Riverside, CA 92505
Agency 2:11401 Arlington Ave
Riverside, CA 92505
Manager Phone:951 785-7452 Contact Us:by Email
Site Phone:951 785-7452
County: Riverside
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