Moulton Meadows Park in Laguna Beach is way up in the hills above the beach and has a wilderness feel to it.
Village Green Park in Laguna Beach fits perfectly into the vision an artistic enclave. A small neighborhood park with ocean views.
Newport Island Park in Newport Beach sits on a small triangular island in Newport Harbor. It’s right around the corner from 38th Street Park.
Lantern Bay Park in Dana Point is one of the best places for an ocean view family barbecue. New playground with roller slide in 2021.
Crystal Cove State Park offers space for tidepooling, beach trips, nature rambles, and whale watching from the shore in Newport Beach.
Bolsa Chica Wetlands in Huntington Beach offers beach views and lots of wildlife viewing. It’s an easy and flat family nature hike spot.