Overview

The Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA/Agency) is pleased to offer FREE Water Discovery field trips at the Chino Creek Wetlands and Educational Park in the city of Chino. The Water Discovery Field Trip program was developed to connect students with the environment, promote the public understanding of the value of natural treatment wetlands, explain and show the creation of habitat for endangered/sensitive species, and provide ways to practice environmental stewardship.

IEUA offers Busing Grants for qualifying schools and organizations for transportation funding to and from the Chino Creek Wetlands and Educational Park to take part in the Water Discovery Field Trip program. 

The Chino Creek Wetlands & Educational Park is located at 15975 El Prado Road, Chino, CA 91708.

Field trips are held Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays during the school year and run from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Field trip bus drop-off and check-in will be at 9:30 a.m. The field trip will conclude for lunch at 12:00 p.m.
Please review available dates before submitting your application. 

Please note: Field trips are subject to postponement or cancellation based on weather conditions. View Weather Policy.

Student Capacity
Due to space limitations, we can accommodate groups of up to 60 students per day. Larger groups will be split over two (2) or more days.

Please keep the following in mind:
IEUA requires one adult chaperone per 10 students. Fields trips will be canceled if the required number of chaperones is not met.
• Please assign students to groups of up to 20 each (Group Names: Fox, Hawk, Owl). Field trips are led by IEUA staff.
• All participants should bring bottled water to stay hydrated throughout their visit. Please keep in mind that no glass bottles or containers are allowed on-site.  
• The Park has portable restrooms.
• The activities will take place within the Park and/or the Education Center (pending weather conditions).
• The nature walk is approximately 1 to 1.5 miles long and the pathways in the park are mostly gravel. On your application, please include any accommodations needed. 
• Lunches are not provided by IEUA.
• Dress appropriately for variable weather; closed toe shoes are mandatory for safety.

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