Beckenham Park in Laguna Hills sports a rainbow-colored play surface, shade trees, slides, and concrete turtles for climbing.
Atlantis Play Center in Garden Grove is special for its concrete green sea dragon slide & artistic play pieces by artist Benjamin Dominguez.
Heisler Park in Laguna Beach offers spectacular views of the Pacific and beautiful beaches with a tropical feel.
Best OC birthday park ideas for birthday parties in South Orange County. List of parks with restrooms, covered picnic areas, and free parking.
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.
Oso Creek Trail in Mission Viejo is outside the Norman P. Murray Community Center. It’s perfect for family walks near an awesome playground.
Yorba Regional Park in Anaheim is a forested paradise with fishing lakes. Feels like Yorba Linda, but actually in Anaheim.
Crystal Cove State Park offers space for tidepooling, beach trips, nature rambles, and whale watching from the shore in Newport Beach.
Northwood Community Park in Irvine is also known as Castle Park. I think of it as a fortress fit for knights and princesses.
Salt Creek Trail in Dana Point provides a long nature walk to the beach for active families. Maps to trail start in Laguna Niguel, too.