Little Cottonwood Park in Los Alamitos is popular for birthday parties and family events. I call it the busiest little playground around.
Heritage Park in Irvine sports a water feature and lots of nautical play on its playground. It’s also near the public library and small lake.
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. …
Northwood Community Park in Irvine is also known as Castle Park. I think of it as a fortress fit for knights and princesses.
Calafia Beach at San Clemente State Beach is a small stretch of beach north of the State Beach campground with its own day parking lot.
Box Canyon Park in Yorba Linda provides all sorts of play possibilities with fully accessible equipment. Ramps and wide pathways.
Pioneer Road Park in Tustin features a log cabin picnic shelter and covered wagon play equipment, plus a summer-only water play area.