Early morning Prado Lake with layer of fog
Sunset over Prado lake
Prado lake view with playground in the background.
A side view of Prado lake with green grass.
Prado Lake with kayak near the water dock.p.
Prado Park Field with Trees and Flowers.
stream flowing through a green field

Prado Regional Park

16700 S. Euclid Ave., Chino, CA 91708 909.597.4260

PARK HOURS

  • News Update: Prado is open on a limited scale. Due to high levels of cyanbacteria in the lake, there is no fishing or boating allowed until further notice (see notices below). Visit COVID-19 Park Rules for park restrictions and concessionaire operation information.
  • Limited restroom availability
  • Daily: 7:30 AM to 5 PM
  • Closed: Christmas day

Located in the Chino Valley basin where San Bernardino, Riverside, Orange and Los Angeles Counties connect, Prado Regional Park is a one-stop recreational paradise.

The name Prado is derived from California’s early Spanish days when the countryside was known as a “prado” or meadow.

This park is loaded with outdoor recreation and adventure offering, fishing, camping, hiking, biking and nature trails, splash pad, disc golf and outstanding picnic facilities are just a sampling of what this park has to offer.

A unique feature of Prado is that it has a meeting room that seats 80 people and is ideal for club meetings, parties and receptions.

Additional activities at the park include two 18-hole golf courses at El Prado Golf Course, an Olympic shooting range at Shoot Prado, an equestrian center at Prado Park Equestrian Center and an archery range by Oranco Bowmen Archery Club.

Due to high levels of cyanobacteria at Prado Regional Park lake, fishing and boating are not permitted until further notice. 

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Debido a los altos niveles de cianobacterias en el lago de Prado Parque Regional, la pesca y la navegacion no estan permitidas hasta nuevo aviso.

PHOTO CONTEST

A photo of three teddy bears in a park sitting on a a red checkered picnic blanket with a basket between them and each one has a paper cup in front of them as if they are picnicking in the park. On the left is a headline thgat says July 10th is National Teddy bear Picnic Day. Below is the wording Regional Parks is hosting an online photo contest. Snap a photo of you and your teddy bear picnicking in one of our county parks between July 10-13th and submit by July 13. Winners will receive a limited ediction Regional Parks Ranger Bear. Submit photo to events@parks.sbcounty.gov and fill out the attached photo release.

Regional parks is excited to host the Teddy Bear Picnic contest. Visit one of our participating parks below, take a photo of you and anyone else with you, and submit it along with a completed photo release by July 13 by 5 PM. Email to events@parks.sbcounty.gov. Read the photo release for the list of complete rules. Must be a San Bernardino County resident to enter.

  • Calico
  • Guasti
  • Glen Helen
  • Lake Gregory
  • Mojave Narrows
  • Prado
  • Yucaipa

UPCOMING FREE WITH PARK ADMISSION EVENTS

A picture of the Red-Tail Hawk, Great-Horned Owl, Great Blue Heron and the American Bald Eagle.

Activities

A man pulling back on a crossbow aiming at a target.
A woman shooting a gun at a target on a gun range..

Archery & Shooting Range

Prado Regional Park offers both archery and shooting ranges.

  • The archery range is operated by the nonprofit Oranco Bowmen Archery Club. Visit orancobowmen.org for more information on archery.
  • The Prado Olympic shooting range is operated is home to the 1984 Olympic Games. Visit shootprado.com for more information.
Man throwing Frisbee at disc golf range

Disc Golf

Prado Regional Park offers the sport of disc golf as a form of recreation or competition. The sport is designed to be enjoyed by people of all ages and is easy to learn. Prado has an 18-hole disc course. The golf disc “Frisbee” is thrown from a tee area to the target hole.

Close up of a golf course

Golf

The El Prado Golf Course is located in the Prado Regional Park and offers two regulation 18-hole, Par 72 championship golf courses, ‘Butterfield Stage’ and ‘El Prado.’ Both layouts are straight forward and golfer-friendly. For more information, email elpradogolf@aol.com or call 909.597.1757. For banquets, call 909.597.6631.

Canoe lake doc

Boating & Water Sports

Prado Regional Park lake is open to electric trolling rowboats, kayaks and canoes.

NOTE: Rowboats, kayak and canoes are not available for rental. 

Several tents lined up on the grass at Prado park.
Prado RV camper parked under a tree.
A single camping trailer sits on a concrete slab near grass and a fire ring at Prado park.
A fire ring is lit blazing fire at night at Prado park.
A small white dog with black nose lays on grass looking out with tongue out.

Camping

Prado Regional Park offers many options of camping and is dog-friendly. There are many camping options as well as amenities to enjoy with family and friends.

Camping Options

  • 75 full hookup sites
  • Group tent camping
  • Tents & RV’s all sizes
  • Dump station
  • Hot showers and restrooms
  • ADA accessible restrooms
  • Fire rings
Outside Prado Equestrian Center entrance with flowers and trees.
Prado Horses in stables
Prado Equestrian Center training corral.
Horse riders at Prado

Equestrian

Prado Park Equestrian Center (PPEC) is situated on 14 acres and is home to over 100 horses, with trainers available for multiple disciplines. The equestrian center offers boarding as well as horseback riding and holds annual horse shows and community riding events throughout the year. Contact the facility directly at pradoequestraincenter@gmail.com or call 909.597.5757.

A bass fish is caught hanging on a line at Prado park.
A woman holds up a bass fish she caught at Prado park.
Five catfish lie on a cutting board after being caught at Prado park.

Fishing

Prado Regional Park offers year-round recreational fishing in a 60-acre lake. Whether you are an experienced angler or just learning, Prado stocks trout from November to April and Catfish from May to September. A California state fishing license is required to fish at all our parks and we offer fishing workshops and derbies throughout the year.

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

A sign that reads Chino Creek Nature Trail sits alongside the creek in a grassy area.
A young boy walks his dog past Prado lake with ducks.
Two women ride on horseback in a field of yellow flowers at Prado park.

Hiking & Nature Trails

Prado Regional Park offer 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.

The Prado dog park facility office building.
Inside view of the Prado dog park kennel overlooking grass and mountains in the background.
The Prado dog park field with grass and trees.
The dog lake at the Prado dog park.

Dog Park Facility

Prado Regional Park dog park concessionaire, Prado Recreation, sits on 585 acres of land and ponds and offers activities such as, dog training and hunting dog training. In addition, the facility offers day use of the dog park for dogs to run and a pond to swim and play. The facility offers boarding as well.

Prado Recreation is open daily from 7:30 AM to 5 PM. Entrance to the dog park is the gate located across the street from the archery range at 17505 Euclid Ave. The office and kennels are located a 1/2 mile inside the Dog Park and anyone entering must check-in with the office.

For more information, call Prado Recreation at 909.597.6366.

A model airplane on the runaway at Prado park airfield.
Model airplanes sit on the asphalt a Prado park airfield.
A closeup of a model airplane on the Prado park airfield at dusk.

Model Airplane Runway & Field

Prado Regional Park offers open space for the Pomona Valley Model Airplane Club members to meet and fly. The well maintained runway is approximately ‘800’ x  50’ with enough asphalt pit area to support 30 canopies and features unobstructed flying in all directions.

The Pomona Valley Model Airplane Club (PVMAC) is an AMA Gold Leader Club that operates as a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement and enjoyment of R/C model airplane flying. The club is composed of approximately 250 members.

For more information, contact the club Board.

red bird

Nature Photography

Prado Regional Park’s name Prado is derived from California’s early Spanish days when the countryside was known as a “prado” or meadow, which offers lush landscapes and a variety of wildlife as the perfect backdrop for photography.

Amenities

Children play at Prado splash pad.
Childen run and play at Prado splash pad.

Splash Pad

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

A smiling girl toddler swinging at Prado park.
Children playing at Prado park playground.

Playground

Prado Regional Parks offers open spaces and a safe, clean playground for youth and families to enjoy while promoting the building blocks of social interaction.

Prado picnic shelter.
A closer view of a large picnic shelter at Prado park.
Picnic table under trees at Prado park.
Barbecue grills at Prado park.

Picnic Shelter

Prado Regional Park serves as a great site for your next event, family gathering or company picnic. Prado offers 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.

Picnic Options

  • Group sites with and without shelters
  • Open picnic areas
  • Barbecue grills
Photo of the Horseshoe pits at Yucaipa

Horseshoe Pit

Prado Regional Park offers a horseshoe pit area for recreation. Pitching horseshoes builds friendly competition among family and friends, and is a great way to strengthen the community.

A woman sits at a conference table with her back to the camera.

Multi-Purpose Room

The multi-purpose room has a fully-equipped kitchen available to rent for meetings, special events and receptions for small parties.  The room holds up to 80 people.

For more information, or to reserve the room, call 909.597.4260 or email parks@parks.sbcounty.gov.

Admission Fees

Fees subject to change.

Vehicles

  • 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 Prado 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: $10.00/person, all ages. 
  • Thur-Sun. Daily Fishing Permit: $12.00/person. all ages.
  • Derby fee $20.00 per person

Boat Launch Fees

  • Rowboats -$5.00/day 16′ max., no gas engines, catamarans, or inflatable vessels.
  • Kayak/canoes – $5.00

Picnic Reservation Fees

  • Large group sites without shelter: $125.00
  • Large group sites with shelter and additional facilities: $400.00
  • Medium group sites with shelter:$250.00
  • Liability insurance required for picnic shelter reservations. Please ask Park Ranger for details.

Multi-Purpose Building

  • Rental:2 hour minimum with a $100 refundable security deposit and a $100 cleaning deposit.

Additional park entry fee depending on time slot.

  • Non-refundable reservation fee: $20.00.
  • Regular Park hours: $75.00/hour.
  • Outside normal Park hours: $150.00/hour.
  • All day building fee: $500.00/day.
  • Soccer/Softball Field Use Fee: $80.00 each field.

Additional questions, please contact Prado Regional Park for fees 909.597.4260.

Camping Fees

  • Maximum stay 14 days within any 30-day period, excluding special events.
  • Non-refundable camping reservation fee – $7.00 per site.
  • With hookups $ 40.00/unit/night.
  • Holidays and special event weekends $50.00 (two night minimum) .
  • Per Person over 6 per camping unit: $5.00/person/night.
  • Established Youth Groups: $5.00/person
  • Senior Citizen (62 years and older), Active Military, Veterans & Disabled camping valid Sun. – Thurs., excluding holidays & special events. $5.00 discount per night.

CANCELLATION POLICY

When “Transferring a site on the same date at the same park.”

  • No charge, regardless of the date.

When “Transferring a site to a different date at the same park.”

  • 31 days or more prior to arrival date: cancellation fee of $10 plus the original reservation fee will be charged.
  • 30-11 days prior to arrival date: 50% of the use fee will be charged.  Holidays/Special Events – first full night on 2 night minimum reservations will be charged.
  • 10-1 days prior to arrival date or mid-reservation: full use fee will be charged  Holidays/Special Events – first two full nights on 2 night minimum reservations will be charged. 
  • Cancellation policy: $10 Cancellation Fee plus the original reservation fee will be charged if your cancellation is received 31 or more days prior to your arrival date.
  • 50% of the first night fee plus the original reservation fee will be charged if your cancellation is received 30-11 days prior to your arrival date.
  • Holidays/Special events: first full night on 2 night minimum reservations plus the original reservation fee  will be charged if your cancellation is received 30 – 11 days prior to your arrival date. 
  • Full first night fee plus the original reservation fee will be charged if your cancellation is received less than 11 days prior to your arrival date.
  • Holidays/Special events – first two full nights on 2 night minimum reservations plus the original reservation fee will be charged if your cancellation is received less than 11 days prior to your arrival date. 
  • Changes in Reservation dates are subject to a new reservation fee.

*Original Reservation fee – This is the original reservation fee that was charged when the customer made the original reservation.  No additional reservation fee should be charged.

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Prado Regional Park
909.597.4260

16700 S. Euclid Avenue, Chino, CA 91708