Serrano Creek Park in Lake Forest is a natural looking OC playground tucked away by horse stables near a tree-covered trail for exploring.
Bolsa Chica Wetlands in Huntington Beach offers beach views and lots of wildlife viewing. It’s an easy and flat family nature hike spot.
Turtle Rock Community Park houses the Turtle Rock Nature Center, as well as an outdoor playground and natural park area for picnics.
TeWinkle Park and Angel’s Playground provide accessible play for all in a rainbow of playful colors and a nature area with lake.
Moulton Meadows Park in Laguna Beach is way up in the hills above the beach and has a wilderness feel to it.
Oso Creek Trail in Mission Viejo is outside the Norman P. Murray Community Center. It’s perfect for family walks near an awesome playground.
Shipley Nature Center in Huntington Central Park provides nature trails along with an interpretive center in the heart of Huntington Beach.
Oak Glen Preserve hiking trail is called the Children’s Nature Trail inside The Wildlands Conservancy. It gets better every year!