Riley Wilderness Park in Coto De Caza is a peaceful spot for wildlife viewing and family walks through the butterfly garden.
The Peter and Mary Muth Interpretive Center is a beautiful spot with interactive exhibits and trails in the Upper Newport Bay.
Bolsa Chica Wetlands in Huntington Beach offers beach views and lots of wildlife viewing. It’s an easy and flat family nature hike spot.
The Flag Hill & Patriot Trail hike in San Juan Capistrano is sometimes called the Flagpole Hike. San Clemente + Dana Point views.