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Hopkins Wilderness Park

1102 Camino Real
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Reservations (310) 318-0670
Park Hours: Open 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. daily.   Closed Wednesdays.

Wilderness Park Rules and Camping Application 
Reservations can be made at Alta Vista Racquet Center office, 715 Julia Ave  between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. daily. Hopkins Wilderness Park was developed in 1977 as a center for camping, nature study and conservation. The 11-acre site includes; four ecological habitats: forest, meadows, streams, and a pond; amphitheater (150 capacity); three overnight campgrounds: Gumwood Camp, Pine Camp, and Sycamore Camp (40 person capacity each); Elm Camp picnic site (40 person capacity); and public restrooms and support facilities.

No entrance fee is required for individuals or families who wish to visit the park.


Day Camping - By Reservation Only

  • Picnic sites with cooking center and picnic tables. Capacity: 40 people
  • No camping Wednesday due to park irrigation.
  • Two Sessions 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Groups over 10 must make reservations

Individuals and organizations who wish to reserve the park must pay a fee: 21 or older to reserve; cash, check nor Credit Card payment with ID.

  • $30.00 fee per session  (Scouts and Schools)
  • $60.00 fee per session - Private Parties

Overnight Camping (per person/per night):

  • Youth $3.00
  • Adult $5.00
  • Staffing Fee applies
  • Camping hours: Arrival 2:00 p.m. - Departure Noon
  • Park hours Open 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. daily except Wednesdays.
  • Closed Wednesdays for maintenance and irrigation.
  • Overnight camping Friday and Saturday only.
  • Camping reservations shall be made not more than six months or less than two weeks in advance.

Amphitheater Use - By Reservation Only
An outdoor Amphitheater is available. Capacity: 150 person - Fee: $60.00 per three hours.

The Wilderness Visitor's Center is a 1,416 sq. ft. structure that houses a meeting room, small office, small kitchen, storage and public restrooms. Capacity for the meeting room is 120 persons (assembly).  The Center was developed through a federal grant to be used as a conservation, camping and training center to bring the wilderness experience to residents of urban areas. Currently the building is used for recreation classes and camps and is available for rental on a limited basis.
Wilderness Park Visitor Center Rental
• $40/hour – 2 hour minimum
• $30/hour – Non-profit rate (Must submit proof of 501 © 3 non-profit status)
• $25 Setup/Breakdown Fee (Renter can do their own set up at no charge.  Tables and chairs must be return where they were found.)
• $20/hour - Use Fee Before 10 a.m. and after 4:30 p.m.
For Reservations: 310-318-0670

"Get Water Smart" Garden
The garden is comprised of drought-tolerant plants that are native to our region in order to educate the community about native plants and California-friendly demonstration gardens.   Please download the Get Water Smart Garden brochure for more information.

If you would like to view a slide show highlighting the creation of the "Get Water Smart" Garden go to:  http://www.artanddesignonline.com/Member_template/showthread.php?m=42309&fid=704

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