January 22, 2020
8:30 AMDig in! Plant & Protect Wildflowers with the Native Seed Farm

Want to have fun while giving back to nature? Then come help out at the Native Seed Farm in Irvine! There you can help the Irvine Ranch Conservancy grow and harvest native seeds which will be used to repair wildland right here in Orange County. Ages 8 and up; minors must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required.

January 22, 2020
6:00 PMAfter Work Fitness Hike on Paved Hicks Haul Road

Join us every Wednesday night for a fitness-focused hike on the paved Hicks Haul Road. During the spring, summer and fall, hikers will enjoy wonderful sunset views and a panoramic overview of Orange County. This hike travels about 3.5 miles, up to the top of Loma Ridge and back down. Ages 16 and up; minors must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required.

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Latest News

January 21, 2020  Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park ClosedWhiting Ranch Wilderness Park is closed today due to an incident involving a mountain lion.
November 19, 2019  OC Parks Celebrates with Holiday Events

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.

News ImageOctober 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. ( View PDF )

October 24, 2019  2019-20 Trout Stocking Schedule by Week*Revised 12/3/19
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). ( View PDF )