Reata Park in San Juan Capistrano

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Reata Park in San Juan Capistrano features native gardens and an arboretum with mighty oaks and shady sycamores. It's nice to have some protected open space in the middle of all the development around Ortega Highway and Antonio Parkway. Directions to Reata Park and Event Center: Take Ortega Highway east from Interstate 405. Reata Park will be on your right just before … [Read more...]

Sycamore Canyon Park in Diamond Bar: Part Playground and Part Nature Hike

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Sycamore Canyon Park in Diamond Bar is about 10 miles up the 57 freeway from north Orange County. A sprawling accessible play structure takes you down into the gorgeous canyon from the upper parking lot where you can stay and play a while or continue along the path towards a trail that rewards your uphill and upstairs trek with spectacular views. Directions to Sycamore … [Read more...]

San Clemente Aquatics Center and Vista Hermosa Sports Park

San Clemente Aquatics Center and Vista Hermosa Sports Park

The San Clemente Aquatics Center and Vista Hermosa Sports Park helped us beat the heat.  I thought the sports park was going to be near Interstate 5, but it's actually off the freeway and up the hill towards the Talega development. You know the translation for Vista Hermosa, right? Beautiful view. Directions to Vista Hermosa Sports Park and Aquatics Center: Take … [Read more...]