Want a little off campus sports action? You are in luck. With the Frank G. Bonelli Regional Park and Puddingstone Lake about eight miles away by car sporting fun is right at your fingertips.
Frank G. Bonelli Regional Park and Puddingstone Lake
120 Via Verde
San Dimas, CA 91773
- Fishing & Boating
- BBQ Grills
- Bike Trails
- Hiking Trails
- Horse Trails
- Picnic Tables
This park has a 250-acre lake for swimming, water skiing, wind surfing, and sailing. The lake is also stocked with trout, bluegill, catfish, and largemouth bass. Raging Waters, a water theme park, is located at the south end of the lake. There are jet ski & boat rentals, hot tubs, an equestrian center and even a wedding chapel to rent! Other recreational amenities include: recreational vehicle camp sites, trails for hiking, biking and horseback riding, play equipment, gazebos, and group rental picnic areas. Food and beverage concessionaires are provided.
Local Skiing and snowboarding are only 20 miles from CGU. With 26 Runs spanning 3 Mountains covering 800 acres with 2,100 Vertical Feet Mount Baldy Ski Resort is a popular destination for skiers and snowboarders alike. Looking to catch some rays or hitch a ride on a wave? You are in luck. Surf City, USA-Huntington Beach, CA is also just a short drive away.
Take a drive and visit Joshua Tree National Park. Viewed from the road, this desert park only hints at its vitality. Closer examination reveals a fascinating variety of plants and animals that make their home in this land shaped by strong winds, unpredictable torrents of rain, and climatic extremes. Dark night skies, a rich cultural history, and surreal geologic features add to the attraction of this place. Come see for yourself!
If motor sports are more your style visit Glamis. The Glamis Sand Dunes are the most popular off-road destination in Southern California. Hundreds of thousands of visitors arrive on various holiday weekends, often grouping in popular areas during specific times of the day, such as Oldsmobile Hill in the afternoon and Gecko Road in the afternoon. The BLM estimates that over 1.4 million visitors come to these sand dunes each year for day-use riding or to camp over weekends and ride in the dunes.
More ways to explore nature:
Claremont Nature Guide
Rancho Santa Ana Botanical Gardens
Will Rogers State Park