Sunrise over a lake
Dirt Path
White fence at Glen Helen
Bridge at Glen Helen
Tables on a lake
Glen Helen trail
duck on lake
Glen Helen lake during sunset
Sunset on Glen Helen Lake
Sunlight through trees
Bridge at Glen Helen 2
Bridge at Glen Helen

Glen Helen Regional Park

2555 Glen Helen Parkway, San Bernardino, CA 92407 909.887.7540

PARK HOURS

  • Swim Facility Update: Due to a lifeguard shortage, the swim facility (pool & waterslide) is open intermittently. Follow us on Facebook for weekend updates on pool status at www.facebook.com/GlenHelenRP
  • Daily: 7:30 AM to 5 PM.
  • Closed: Christmas day.

Located at the base of the chaparral covered hills of the Cajon Pass with scenic views of both the San Gabriel and San Bernardino Mountains, Glen Helen Regional Park offers 1,340 acres of recreational activities from the relaxing to rugged.

Glen Helen offers two lakes for fishing, a swim complex with pool, dual water slides, splash pad, large group shelter picnic areas accommodating up to 300 people and is ideal for that company picnic, large family gathering or group event. There are also several picnic areas under shady trees with amazing views throughout the park.

Enjoy wide open spaces for your favorite field games or bring the kids out to play on the latest playground equipment that will challenge their bodies and their minds!

We are also home to the Glen Helen Amphitheater, a 65,000 seat outdoor concert venue, the Glen Helen Raceway, an off-highway competitive event facility and the annual Sheriff’s Rodeo.

August Month-Long Catfish Derby Information

August Month-Long Catfish Derby

The San Bernardino County Regional Parks’ Thirty-one Day Catfish Derby is a skilled event that runs August 1, 2021 thru August 31, 2021 at Mojave Narrows, Cucamonga-Guasti and Glen Helen Regional Parks.

  • This event is a skilled competition open to the general public and anglers of all ages.
  • A vehicle day-pass, day park fishing permit and derby entry permit are required as well as a state’s fishing license.
  • Derby Entry Permit must be purchased upon arrival and prior to the start of fishing. No exceptions.
PRIZES
  • One (1) Prize awarded for “Overall Heaviest Catfish” caught – $1,000. (Winner of “Overall Heaviest Catfish” will not qualify for ‘Heaviest Catfish Caught at each Park Location”).
  • Three (3) First Place prizes awarded for “Heaviest Catfish Caught at each Park Location” – $500 ea.
  • Three (3) Second Place prizes awarded for “Second Heaviest Catfish Caught at each Park Location” – $300 ea. Three (3) Third Place prizes awarded for “Third Heaviest Catfish Caught at each Park Location” – $100 ea.
  • Catfish will be registered by heaviest weight and earliest date and time.

2021 Teddy Bear Picnic Day Photo Contest Winners

Dara N., Prado Regional Park
Joshua G., Guasti Regional Park
Cecilia C., Mojave Narrows Regional Park
Alessandra P., Prado Regional Park
Sophia Christina D., Prado Regional Park
Love Family, Glen Helen Regional Park
Moises A., Glen Helen Regional Park
Lindsay M., Lake Gregory

Activities

Camping

Glen Helen offers camping and is dog-friendly and is located across the street from the main park entrance.

Camping Amenities

  • 20 full hook-up sites
  • Tent camping
  • Showers, restrooms
  • Picnic areas with grills
  • Dump stations
man holding fish

Fishing

Glen Helen Regional Park has two lakes and year-round fishing. We stock trout from November to April and Catfish from May to September. A California state fishing license is required to fish at our parks and we offer fishing workshops and derbies throughout the year.

We also offer a bait shop for your convenience.

The lakes are stocked every Thursday, weather permitting. Both lakes are stocked and closed on stocking days.

Elderly man and woman walking Glen Helen trail.

Hiking & Walking Trails

Glen Helen Regional Parksoffers a wide range of trails and footpaths to explore either on a leisurely walk or with a group of experienced hikers. No matter your skill level, our parks offer some of the most beautiful landscapes to travel through.

A large crowd gathers in front of a stage at Glen Helen.

Glen Helen Amphitheater

Glen Helen Amphitheater (formerly the San Manuel Amphitheater) is home to concerts from April to November.

The Glen Helen Amphitheater can hold up to 65,000 people, making it the largest outdoor music venue in the U.S.

For tickets and concert schedules, visit Live Nation’s website

Man riding a dirt bike at Glen Helen

Glen Helen Raceway

Glen Helen Raceway offers four motocross tracks and is open for practices on certain days. Calling before hauling is highly recommended. Visit https://glenhelen.com/track-rental/ for rental and contact information.

Man and little boy wading in the pool smiling.

Swimming

Glen Helen Regional Park offers summer heat relief with our pool and water slides. The pools open on Memorial Day weekend and close Labor Day weekend. Check with each park for summer hours. All our pools are monitored by lifeguards.

Pool Amenities

  • One-half acre swim lagoon
  • Double flume water slides
  • Zero-depth water play park
  • Sand area
  • See swim rules
Disc golf goal at glen helen

Disc Golf

Glen Helen Regional Park offers an 18-hole disc golf course for recreation and competition The sport is designed to be enjoyed by people of all ages and is easy to learn. A golf disc is thrown from a tee area to a target, which is the “hole.”

Man and woman with helmets on riding bike near Glen Helen lake.

Biking

Glen Helen Regional Park offers many options of paths and trails to enjoy or train on.

Nature Photography

Glen Helen Regional Park has a variety of plants and flowers as well as wildlife that gives any photographer a choice of natural settings and subjects to capture.

Amenities

Photo of a picnic shelter at Glen Helen

Picnic Shelters

Glen Helen Regional Park serves as a great site for your next event, family gathering or company picnic. We offer three group shelters for rent that hold up to 300 people. In addition, we offer free open picnic areas with barbecue grills throughout the park.

Picnic Shelter Amenities

  • Over-sized barbecues
  • Electricity
  • Water
  • Convenient parking
  • Nearby restrooms

Our parks offer picnic shelters to rent. Fees are dependent on the type of event and amount of space needed. Some events will require an Interim Use Permit Please contact us directly for more information.

Glen Helen Water Slide

Water Slides

Glen Helen Regional Park offers visitors off all ages to come out during the summer and make a splash in one of our adventurous water slides. Our slides are open from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend each year.

Height Minimum Requirement

Children must be 48″ to ride water slides.

Slide Amenities

  • 350-foot double-flume water slide
  • Green grass for sun bathing or picnics
  • Snack bar
Photo of a playground at Glen Helen

Playground

Glen Helen Regional Park offers open spaces and safe, clean playgrounds for youth and families to enjoy while promoting the building blocks of social interaction.

There is a Weevos/Eevos playground creative play for children ages 2 to 12.

Kids playing in Gelen Helen Splash Pad 1
People playing in Splash Pad at Glen Helen

Splash Pad

Glen Helen Regional Park offers a splash pad for water play. This area is a zero-depth water playground for children of all ages to enjoy.

Admission Fees

Fees subject to change.

Park Entrance

Vehicle

  • Monday – Fridays (excluding holidays and special events) $8.00    
  • Weekends and Holidays (excluding special events) $10.00

Pedestrian 

  • $3.00/person

Dogs

  • $1.00/dog. Must be on 6′ leash at all times.

Annual Entrance Passes

  • $125.00 – Mulit-Park Pass. Valid for 12 months from date of purchase, excludes special events & holidays. (Valid at all parks except Lake Gregory, Moabi and Calico.)
  • $60.00- Individual Park Pass. Valid for 12 months from date of purchase, excludes special events & holidays. (Valid at Glen Helen Regional Park ONLY!)
  • $100.00 – Senior Citizen/ Qualified Individual with a Disability, Veterans, and active-duty personnel in the United States Armed Services, Annual Vehicle Entrance Pass. Valid for 12 months from date of purchase, excludes special events & holidays. (Valid at all parks except Lake Gregory, Moabi and Calico.)
  • $25.00- Pedestrian Annual Pass. Includes one (1) dog. Valid for 12 months from date of purchase, excludes special events & holidays. (Valid at all parks except Lake Gregory, Moabi and Calico.)

Fishing Fees

  • Mon- Wed. Daily Fishing Permit $10/person, all ages. Excluding Holidays and Special Events
  • Thu- Sun, Daily Fishing Permit $12/person, all ages. Excluding Holidays and Special Events.
  • Derby: $20

SWIMMING & WATER SLIDES

Swim entrance     

  • Wednesday – Friday (except holidays) $9.00/person 4 years of age and older.
  • Weekends (Sat & Sun) (excluding holidays) $11.00/person 4 years of age and older.
  • Special Events, Holidays and Holiday Weekends $17.00/person 4 years of age and older
    3 years old and under FREE.
  • During the summer the swim complex and slides may be rented for after-hours parties from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.  Contact Glen Helen Regional Park directly for information on rentals.

Camping Fees

  • Without hookup excluding holidays and special events (maximum 6 people) $25.00 per site per night.
  • Without hookup holidays (maximum 6 people) $35.00 per site per night.
  • With hookup excluding holidays and special events (maximum 6 people) $30.00 per site per night.
  • Group camping is available. Contact the Park for information (909) 887-7540.
  • Senior Citizen (62 years and older), Active Military, Veterans & Disabled camping valid Sun. – Thurs., excluding holidays & special events. $5.00 discount per night.

Established Youth Groups

  • Per adult/youth (minimum 20 persons) $5.00
  • Group Reservation fee $20.00

Picnic Reservation Fees

Fees* may be different then listed due to the nature of your event. Some events will require an Interim Use Permit. Call the park for more information.

  • Large group shelter – $400.00
  • Small group shelter – $100.00
  • Non-refundable reservation fee: $7.00

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Glen Helen Regional Park
909.887.7540

2555 Glen Helen Parkway, San Bernardino, CA 92407