Historic Yorba Cemetery

No Tour July 4

No tour on July 4 due to the holiday. Tour is rescheduled for July 11.


Historic Yorba Cemetery
Woodgate Park
Yorba Linda, CA 92886
(714)973-3190
keyranch@ocparks.com 

The mailing address for the Historic Yorba Cemetery is:

Historic Yorba Cemetery
c/o George Key Ranch Historical Park
625 W. Bastanchury Rd.
Placentia, CA. 92870

Yorba Cemetery Tours: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., first Saturday of each month, except May.

Tour dates may be scheduled by reservation. Please call (714) 973-3190 for more information.

Located in the neighborhood Woodgate Park, the Yorba Cemetery is one of the oldest cemeteries in Orange County.  The cemetery was established on land originally part of Bernardo Yorba’s 13,000 acre Rancho Cañon de Santa Ana, the Canyon of Saint Anne, granted to him in 1834. After his death in 1858, Bernardo’s will deeded property to the Catholic Church containing the San Antonio Chapel and the cemetery.  Residents of the Santa Ana Canyon, many of them descendants of pioneering rancho-era families, were buried at this cemetery from 1860 till the cemetery’s closure in 1939. Today, the Yorba Cemetery is a historical site operated by Orange County Parks. 

Visiting

The cemetery is opened to the public on the first Saturday of each month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

For more information, please call (714) 973-3190.

News

 

July 2, 2015 
No Fireworks Permitted at OC Parks

News ImageMany people enjoy celebrating July 4 at OC Parks, and with the holiday falling on a Saturday this year, even more people may visit. Planning your visit ahead of time and knowing the rules can help make for a more enjoyable holiday.

Most importantly, fireworks are not permitted at County parks on July 4 or any other day.

Expect increased crowds at parks, particularly regional parks. Parking lots may fill early, and once they do no additional vehicles will be permitted in the park. All shelters will be available only on a first-come, first-served basis and one person must be present at all times to hold the shelter. No reservations are accepted for July 4.


December 22, 2014 
OC Parks Introduces New Parking Passes

OC Parks is pleased to introduce new parking passes that will allow visitors to use a single card to park at all County regional and wilderness parks and/or beaches.

The new “smart cards” replace the entry cards and stickers that were previously used for annual parking. Unlike the previous OC Parks passes, which were fixed to a calendar year (January through December), these smart cards are valid for 12 months from issue date and can be renewed annually. Moreover, for wilderness and beach locations which previously required a sticker affixed to a visitor’s windshield, these passes can be used with any vehicle. The price for the new cards remains the same as 2014.


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