Claremont Wilderness Park closed through Thursday
The Claremont Hills Wilderness Park will be closed on Wednesday and Thursday as construction on the newly expanded north parking lot is completed. The parking lot will debut with the park’s reopening this Friday, March 22.
In addition to the mid-week park closure, Mills Avenue north of Mt. Baldy and the Wilderness Park’s south lot at Mills and Mt. Baldy will also be closed to traffic. Parking restrictions on Mills and Mt. Baldy along with enforcement of the new parking lot permits and metered parking will begin on April 1, according to the city.
Annual permits are now available at Claremont City Hall and the Alexander Hughes Community Center for $75 each. Claremont residents may obtain a maximum of 2 free passes by presenting an id or utility bill. City Hall is located at 207 Harvard Ave. The Hughes Center is at 1700 Danbury Rd. For more information, call the city at 399-5460.