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.
Heritage Park Play Island in Cerritos (near north Orange County) appeals to all ages with playgrounds inside colonial buildings on an island.
List of parks with “Mommy and Me” baby swings or what I call “Swing with Me” swings for Orange County, CA. Swing face-to-face with your baby.
Yorba Regional Park in Anaheim is a forested paradise with fishing lakes. Feels like Yorba Linda, but actually in Anaheim.
Moro Beach at Crystal Cove State Park is also called El Moro – located at the north end of Laguna Beach and south of Newport Beach.
Crystal Cove State Park offers space for tidepooling, beach trips, nature rambles, and whale watching from the shore in Newport Beach.