Yucaipa is the jewel of the Inland Empire.
Framed by the San Bernardino Mountains, Yucaipa’s natural environment, with its cleaner air and unique topography, distinguishes its exceptional quality of life. The city’s name comes from the Shoshonean language for “water” or “marshy place.” It was incorporated in 1989.
The city offers an attractive, peaceful, and safe community for all of its residents, and it is thoughtfully planned, balancing the needs of residents, the environment, and the business community. Quality public facilities, schools, community services, and other amenities draw residents and visitors of all ages to live, work, play, and retire in Yucaipa.
Yucaipa Regional Park has a vast acreage and is popular for fishing, boating, swimming, and camping. Wildwood Canyon State Park offers a variety of outdoor activities. Golf enthusiasts enjoy playing at the Yucaipa Valley Golf Club the nearby Calimesa Country Club, and the Highland Springs Village Golf Course. The city features numerous parks and an equestrian arena. The Yucaipa Community Park offers scenic views and is popular for a variety of sports.