Aliso and Wood Canyons wildflower hike brings out the colors of spring in Aliso Viejo with a downhill/uphill hike by a creek bed.
The viewing deck at Limestone Canyon was rebuilt after the 2020 wildfires. Visit it on monthly Wilderness Access Days & docent-led programs.
Dana Point Headlands Nature Interpretive Center opened in April 2010 with an interpretive trail and breathtaking views of the Pacific.
Oso Creek Trail in Mission Viejo is outside the Norman P. Murray Community Center. It’s perfect for family walks near an awesome playground.
A family guide to the Crystal Cove State Park Historic District via the Los Trancos parking lot. Ways to get to the beach on foot and by car.
Salt Creek Trail in Dana Point provides a long nature walk to the beach for active families. Maps to trail start in Laguna Niguel, too.
The San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary in Irvine is home to Sea & Sage Audubon House. Walk wide dirt trails & see the wildlife in the ponds.