Hopkins Wilderness Park

Hopkins Wilderness Park


Pond and tree

1102 Camino Real
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Reservations (310) 318-0670

Wilderness Park Hours
Open 10 am - 4:30 pm (weather permitting) 

Closed Wednesdays for maintenance and irrigation.

Thanksgiving Day: Closed

Click here for instructions on how to book a picnic area at Wilderness Park. 


Story Time in the Park


Overnight Camping:

  • Camping reservations shall be made not more than six months or less than two weeks in advance.
  • Tent camping only.  RV camping not permitted. 
  • Staffing Fee of $374 per overnight reservation applies.
    Camping hours
    • Arrival 2:00 pm
    • Departure Noon

Reservations can be made at Alta Vista Racquet Center office, 715 Julia Ave between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Monday through Friday and 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. 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 Camp

Rules and Regulations

  • Please use park fish food only
  • No collection, removal, destruction of any plant, animal, or other natural object
  • No alcoholic beverages, smoking, fireworks, weapons, charcoal barbecues, open flame devices, pets, bicycles, vehicles, or skateboards
  • Campfires not permitted in individual camp locations.

Day Camping - By Reservation Only

  • Picnic sites with cooking center and picnic tables. Capacity: 40 people
  • Two Sessions 10:00 am - 1:00 pm and 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Individuals and organizations who wish to reserve the park must pay a fee:

  • $33.00 fee per session (Non-profit Organizations and Schools)
  • $66.00 fee per session - Private Parties

Amphitheater Use - By Reservation Only
An outdoor Amphitheater is available. Capacity: 150 people