El Dorado Nature Center and Park in Long Beach are all-day destinations with playgrounds, lakes, nature walks, picnics, and even a train!
Oak Canyon Nature Center in Anaheim Hills is a kid-friendly hiking spot near Nohl Ranch Road with oak trees and wide dirt trails.
Olinda Ranch Park in Brea is a small neighborhood park right across the street from Carbon Canyon Regional Park.
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.
Arroyo Park in Yorba Linda is right off Yorba Linda Boulevard sharing the parking lot with a police substation. There’s a wide expanse of grass which serve as soccer fields. …
Wildcatters Park in Brea is popular with parents because it has no sand, lots of swings and a loop trail that goes around the park.
Atlantis Play Center in Garden Grove is special for its concrete green sea dragon slide & artistic play pieces by artist Benjamin Dominguez.
Heritage Park Play Island in Cerritos (near north Orange County) appeals to all ages with playgrounds inside colonial buildings on an island.
Train trips for Orange County families to San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, Fullerton and more + ideas on places to go and what to do!