Serrano Creek Park in Lake Forest is a natural looking OC playground tucked away by horse stables near a tree-covered trail for exploring.
Dana Point Headlands Nature Interpretive Center opened in April 2010 with an interpretive trail and breathtaking views of the Pacific.
O’Neill Regional Park in Trabuco Canyon is the perfect spot for hiking & camping. It doubles as campground + nature-rich playground area.
Bolsa Chica Wetlands in Huntington Beach offers beach views and lots of wildlife viewing. It’s an easy and flat family nature hike spot.
Coastal Peak Park in Newport Beach is off Newport Coast Drive. It’s a small neighborhood park with views and covered picnic area.
Aurora Park in Mission Viejo has a fun little nature trail and brightly-colored play equipment. Fun for preschoolers and easy for parents.