Strands Beach and Strand Vista Park in Dana Point offer a fun outing for any activity level, but it’s especially good if you like stairs.
Picnic Beach in Laguna Beach is an excellent spot for sandcastle building and dolphin spotting with picnic areas to view sunsets.
Wieder Regional Park in Huntington Beach has the characteristic nature-scape of a regional park, but a futuristic playground sets it apart.
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.
Dana Point Headlands Nature Interpretive Center opened in April 2010 with an interpretive trail and breathtaking views of the Pacific.
Crystal Cove State Park offers space for tidepooling, beach trips, nature rambles, and whale watching from the shore in Newport Beach.
Irvine Terrace Park in Newport Beach is tucked into a neighborhood along a busy section of Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) near MacArthur Boulevard. This park is surprisingly serene. Views of …
Sea Summit Trail is the one with stairs near the San Clemente Outlets off Avenida Pico. You know? Those stairs that you drive by on Pacific Coast Highway between Capo …
Seabridge Park in Huntington Harbour has a pirate playground & secluded beach at the tip of the harbor — known as Mother’s Beach.