7:00 AMBeginning Fitness Hike: Limestone to Dripping SpringsReady for a workout, but not sure where to start? Join us for a fitness-focused hike in Limestone Canyon. Along the trail, you’ll pass through coastal sage scrub, grasslands, and oak woodlands. The 5.5 mile hike is conducted at about 3.0 miles per hour with approximately 600′ of an uphill gradual climb on paved and dirt trails. Ages 16 and up. Registration is required.
January 26, 2020
7:00 AMWeir Canyon Fitness Hike: Oaks to Overlook LoopEnjoy miles of lush oak studded canyons, fascinating rock formations and sweeping views in the tranquility of the back country on this fast-paced fitness hike. On a clear day we’ll be rewarded with glorious views of the San Gabriel and Santa Ana mountains. This special and ecologically fragile area has been closed for some time due to oak borer beetle infestation and fire recovery. We are so happy to be able to share it with you now. Ages 14 and up; minors must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required.
January 22, 2020
Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park Now OpenWhiting Ranch Wilderness Park reopened Wednesday after California Department of Fish and Wildlife officials completed their investigation into a mountain lion incident that took place the evening of Monday, Jan. 20, 2020.
OC Parks invites families to join us for a festive calendar of events starting the day after Thanksgiving through January. From guided hikes under the stars to meet-and-greets with Santa Claus, there are plenty of opportunities to celebrate the holiday season in the outdoors.
Regional, wilderness and beach parks will be open regular operating hours throughout the holidays. Park offices and the OC Zoo will be closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
October 31, 2019
Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park Pavement Rehabilitation ProjectOC Public Works, in collaboration with OC Parks, will complete a pavement rehabilitation project along AWMA Road and within Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park between November 4 - Early December 2019. View the PDF to learn more. (
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October 24, 2019
2019-20 Trout Stocking Schedule by Week**Revised 1/22/20 Upcoming trout stocking schedule by week for Irvine Lake*, Carbon Canyon Craig, Clark, Tri-City, Irvine, Laguna Niguel, Mile Square and Yorba regional Parks.
California fishing license required and all California Department of Fish and Wildlife rules apply (*except at Irvine Lake). (
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