Caspers Wilderness Park’s playground off Ortega Highway outside San Juan Capistrano has gorgeous views and an old-fashioned teeter-totter.
Find the best nature hikes to take with families in Orange County. Many are more like nature walks and designed more for connecting your family to the outdoors. Families can relax together!
Oak Glen Preserve hiking trail is called the Children’s Nature Trail inside The Wildlands Conservancy. It gets better every year!
Learn how to spot poison oak. It grows all over Southern California. Here’s brief tutorial and photo guide so you can identify and avoid it.
My cheat sheet to 2023 park and beach passes for OC families will help you figure out how to choose the best parking options for your family.
Enjoy this Aliso Viejo walk from Foxborough Park to Hillview Park. Post includes video and map with photos and guide.
Fullerton Arboretum is a little oasis of nature right on the Cal State Fullerton campus. It’s an excellent outing for OC families.
The Aliso and Wood Canyons Visitor Center opened in May 2021 and is the perfect welcome to the wilderness park and trails beyond.
Stroller-friendly walks around lakes in OC provided with routes and links to nearby playgrounds and more info about parks.