Moro Beach is very confusing with all its names: El Moro, Moro Cove, or El Moro Canyon. The signage seems to indicate that they've decided on Moro Canyon Area - as a way to describe the beach, canyon, and hiking/biking trails. Whatever you want to call it, you enter near El Morro Elementary School off Pacific Coast Highway just north of Laguna Beach. And, yes, … [Read more...]
Central Orange County Playgrounds
Central OC playgrounds are in the cities of: Costa Mesa, Fountain Valley, Huntington Beach, Irvine, Los Alamitos, Newport Beach/Corona Del Mar, Orange, Santa Ana, and Tustin.
Crystal Cove State Park's waters are a designated underwater park--which may be why the tidepooling was so amazing on our visit. December and January are notorious for the highest of high and lowest of low tides. I'm sure you'll find something different on every visit throughout the year. There is so much more to Crystal Cove than this one post. If you want … [Read more...]
Northwood Community Park or Castle Park Irvine has an ACTUAL cinder block castle. It's just an amazing park, not ordinary in any way. Here, kids can get lost in their imagination as they use the castle to play knights, dragons, kings, and more! The huge play area incorporates a creative variety of play areas with equipment unique to this location. How to Get to … [Read more...]
San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary in Irvine is an oasis of hidden nature. The ponds are tucked away between bustling Jamboree Road and the quieter Harvard Avenue with an entrance off Michelson. It's the perfect location for the Sea & Sage Audubon House - the first stop on our visit. The volunteer staffing the house was extremely helpful in pointing out the highlights … [Read more...]
Check out these local Orange County workout parks with outdoor fitness equipment for those who want to pursue an outdoor exercise routine. This post is meant for individuals looking for outdoor exercise equipment in public parks near you. These are the parks in Orange County with sections set up specifically for public outdoor fitness with outdoor fitness stations … [Read more...]