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...]
Lake Forest Parks
Almost 20 Lake Forest parks in Orange County, California listed on this site provide playgrounds, hiking, and outdoor activities for children and families. The newest park is Baker Ranch Community Park and it has some cool features like a tunnel slide, climbing rock and covered picnic areas. Nature Park is particularly nice if you want to walk a trail and have a quiet place for a picnic. Borrego Park is right next door to Foothill Ranch Library, so you can make a day of visiting this park. Concourse Park even features some water play!
Browse the Lake Forest parks below to see parks to visit within and near the city limits. I always welcome comments and suggestions.
Baker Ranch Community Park in Lake Forest can make adults feel like kids going down a tunnel slide and provides new play opportunities for little ones. It opened in the new community of Baker Ranch on May 28, 2014. How to Get to Baker Ranch Community Park in Lake Forest: From Interstate 405, take Bake Parkway towards the foothills and Lake Forest. You'll drive … [Read more...]
Cherry Park in Lake Forest got a huge re-do opening in early 2021 as a universally accessible playground. It used to be a sunken playground which with play equipment that was very high off the ground. Now it has ramps for people of all ages and capabilities. The city already has Pittsford Park which I have listed on my Accessible Playgrounds in Orange County post because … [Read more...]
Portola Park in Lake Forest is a new park off Glenn Ranch Road with views all the way to the ocean and even out to Catalina Island on clear days. It's a $4 million dollar park with a grassy space in the middle surrounded by active pursuits like a pickleball court, sand volleyball court, dog park, a few fitness stations, and playground with swings plus a big spiderweb … [Read more...]
The Candlelight Walk at Heritage Hill Historical Park in Lake Forest is an annual event that has been a community tradition since the mid-1980s. I've written a full blog post about visiting Heritage Hill Historical Park throughout the rest of the year, but for one weekend in December you can visit at night! Candlelight Walk at Heritage Hill is not on the OCParks.com holiday … [Read more...]