July 26, 2017
10:00 AMWildlife Explorers - Wonderful Water

This program uses curriculum by the National Recreation and Park Association.

Join us for fun ways to connect youth to nature by encouraging exploration in Irvine Park with one of our zookeepers. After, we will return to the zoo for crafts and animal fun.

  • Ages 5-10 years old
  • Fee: $5 per child (one adult included).
  • Parking fee: $3 per vehicle.
  • Registration is required. Call (714) 973-6846 to register.
July 27, 2017
8:30 AMFitness Hike at Little SycamoreRaise your heart rate and your spirits on this difficult, strenuous and fast-paced, 4.8-mile hike (400-ft. elevation gain) over very steep, uneven terrain with Laguna Canyon Foundation volunteers.
  • Ages 15 and up.
  • Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, Little Sycamore Canyon Staging Area/Nix Nature Center (west side of Laguna Canyon Road/SR-133, approximately 3.5 miles south of I-5/405).
  • Online reservations required: www.lagunacanyon.org/activities.
  • For questions, call 949-497-8324 Mon-Fri or 949-923-2200 Sat/Sun.
  • Parking: $3/vehicle.
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July 19, 2017  Awma Bridge Rehabilitation Temporary Half Bridge ClosuresOC Public Works will continue work on rehabilitating the Awma Road Bridge in the Aliso & Wood Canyons Wilderness Park July 21 and July 25-28. Work includes repairing asphalt surfaces, applying wood preservative to the support beams, repairing the side retaining wall, and reattaching the existing iron fence. ( View PDF )

July 18, 2017  Edison-Viejo Trail ClosureRecent developments have changed the status of the Edison-Viejo Trail. As such, OC Parks no longer maintains a license agreement for trail access. Trail users can access Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park and the Aliso Creek Bikeway by using Glenn Ranch Road.

May 2, 2017  OC Parks Presents Sunset CinemaThe County of Orange and OC Parks are pleased to present the first Sunset Cinema film series, featuring 12 free movies at Carbon Canyon Regional Park, Craig Regional Park, Salt Creek Beach, Mason Regional Park, Laguna Niguel Regional Park, and Yorba Regional Park. Sunset Cinema will screen recent favorite and popular classic films June 3 – August 18 around sunset. ( Click here for event flyer. )
April 19, 2017  New Exhibit Features Segerstrom Family ArchivesThe Old Orange County Courthouse will host Segerstrom Pioneering Spirit: The American Dream from April 25 to July 14, spotlighting the Segerstrom family's influence on Orange County.

The show will showcase imagery from the Segerstrom family archives and Ruth Ann Moriarty's archives. The exhibition tells the story of the Segerstrom family's journey from Sweden to the United States, and their subsequent accomplishments and achievements developing Orange County -- both commercially and civilly -- into the international destination it is today.