List of over 15 playgrounds nearby walking trails in Orange County where you can take your kids to play and then go for a walk or mini-hike.
Caspers Wilderness Park Nature Center sits above the park and playground with amazing views of San Juan Creek, Bell Creek, and mountains.
More than 17 family-friendly nature centers and interpretive centers around Orange County, CA that add meaning to park visits.
Barbara’s Lake is an easy hike near Laguna Beach. It’s only about 10 minutes away from the beach and especially nice to visit in spring!
Nix Nature Center is the home base for Laguna Coast Wilderness Park on Laguna Canyon Road (Hwy 133) with easy hikes for families.
Where to find wildflowers (2023) from Orange County + kid-friendly spots. California wildflower guide for identification + safety tips.
List of kid friendly things to do in Dana Point crafted from family exploring with kids during the past decade!
Hike the Redwood Trail in Brea with 5 options for families. Start at Carbon Canyon Regional Park & take the trail to this OC redwood grove.
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.