Water Discovery Program

The Inland Empire Utilities Agency is pleased to offer FREE Water Discovery field trips to 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.

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

Activity Guide

Chino Creek Wetlands and Educational Park Virtual Tour

Safety Policy

Weather Policy

Student Waiver

Educator Waiver

Education Blog

Busing Mini-Grants

IEUA offers Busing Mini-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. Please submit a field trip request form to receive additional information.


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

Please review available dates below before submitting a field trip request.  Limit one school scheduled per day.  If you have any questions, please contact Yvonne Lam at 909.993.1782 or at ylam@ieua.org.

Field Trip Request Form


The Water Discovery Field Trip Program and Busing Mini-Grant are partially funded by a grant from the California Department of Parks and Recreation.

The Chino Creek Wetlands and Educational Park was partially funded by a grant from the State Water Resources Control Board.