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!
Yorba Regional Park in Anaheim is a forested paradise with fishing lakes. Feels like Yorba Linda, but actually in Anaheim. 6 playgrounds!
Riley Wilderness Park in Coto De Caza is a peaceful spot for wildlife viewing and family walks through the butterfly garden.
Irvine Regional Park is an OC Parks regional park with playgrounds, the OC Zoo, Irvine Park Railroad, a lake, stable, surrey carts, & ponies.