Latest Special Alerts


Laguna Niguel Regional Park - Special Notice : Special Events

*The power will be out at the park October 30th, 31st, and November 10th. * Laguna Niguel Lake will re-open for fishing Wednesday November 19th. For information and details, please call the lake office at (949)362-9227 or visit <>.  $0* Alzheimer's Association "Walk To End Alzheimers" Nov. 8, 6am-12pm. $0* Arthritis Foundation "Jingle Bell Run" Dec. 7, 6am $0 $0 $0 $0


Riley Wilderness Park - Under Maintenance : SWWC Trail closed on weekdays due to a maintenance project.

SWWC Trail will be closed on weekdays and re-opened on weekends due to a maintenance project.


George Key Ranch Historic Park - Closure : Closed due to earthquake damage


Caspers Wilderness - Special Notice : Caspers Water Line Project May Affect Amenities

A waterline project June to November 2014 may require the water system to be shut off at times. Flush toilets, showers and drinking water may be unavailable. Portable toilets and hand wash stations will be available. Until further notice, Caspers Park has no water in the park. Please call the park, 949 923 2210, for updates.


Irvine Regional Park - Special Notice : October Crowds at Irvine Park

October is the busiest month of the year at Irvine Park.  It is advised for park visitors to arrive before 11:00 am. or after 3:30 pm.  Large crowds are expected, especially on weekends.  Please plan your day accordingly. The park gates open at 6:00 am. daily.


Carbon Canyon Regional Park - Under Maintenance : Lake Restoration Project

Lake construction is now complete and cleanup of the surrounding area is currently underway. Details


Craig Regional Park - Special Notice : Shelters 3, 5 and 8

October - November: Shelters 3, 5 & 8 will be closed from October 1 thru December 31, 2014 due to maintenance.


Aliso Beach Park - Special Notice : 1000 steps restroom Repair Project

Beginning the third or fourth week of October, 2014 OC Parks will be improving and repairing the restroom at 1000 steps County Beach.  During this repair the BOTTOM PUBLIC BATHROOM with be CLOSED.  The contractor will provide portable restrooms at the TOP of the stairs.  No restrooms will be available at the bottom.  Estimated completion date is November 21, 2014.