Talega Park in San Clemente provides a terraced layout for play on a number of levels with lots of slides, swings, and climbers.
Victory Park in Tustin serves as a massive outdoor playground and tribute to the El Toro Marine Corps Air Station history.
Wieder Regional Park in Huntington Beach has the characteristic nature-scape of a regional park, but a futuristic playground sets it apart.
Crown Valley Community Park in Laguna Niguel sports a splash pad or sprayground plus a forest-themed playground by Niguel Botanical Preserve.
The Aliso Viejo Aquatic Center pool is in the heart of Aliso Viejo – open to the public during the summer with special perks for residents.
Rancho Santa Margarita Central Park unlocks imagination with themed equipment for playing on a train or pretending to be a bug.
Heritage Park Play Island in Cerritos (near north Orange County) appeals to all ages with playgrounds inside colonial buildings on an island.
Yorba Regional Park in Anaheim is a forested paradise with fishing lakes. Feels like Yorba Linda, but actually in Anaheim.