Latest Special Alerts


Laguna Coast Wilderness Park - Open during operating hours : Park is now open.


Santiago Oaks Regional Park - Under Maintenance : Parking Lot Closed

Santiago Oaks parking lot, located at the end of Windes Drive, is closed to pedestrian and vehicle traffic on Monday August 17,2015  and Tuesday August 18,2015 for slurry coating and striping.


O'Neill Regional Park - Special Notice : Partial Trail Closures

April through November 2015 - Santa Margarita Water District is scheduled to begin a project along the Tijeras Creek Trail adjacent to Canada Vista Park. The trail will be closed frequently, please expect delays or that access will be prohibited.

ALERT: The O'Neill Park Campfire Program will be cancelled on July 4th, 2015.



Laguna Niguel Regional Park - Special Notice : Special Notice

  • July 4th - "Run In the Park" 4th of July 5k and 10k
  • Be advised, there will be a day camp in the park Monday July 6th through Friday July 10th.
  • Boats will not be allowed on Laguna Niguel Lake from July 13th-17th.
  • July 19th - Non Dot Race event in Aliso and Wood Canyon.


Yorba Cemetery - Special Notice : No Tour July 4

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


Mile Square Regional Park - Special Notice : Archery Range Closure

Archery Range weekly closure is every Wednesday for Maintenance: 7:00am to 11:00am and re-opens at 11:00am until sunset.

Closed Bays: 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 from 7/13-7/18 for the Boy Scouts Day Camp. Bays 1 through 7 will remain open to the public.


Craig Regional Park - Special Notice : Construction Notices

Shelter 5 will be closed March through July due to maintenance. 

Restroom #1 by Shelter #1 will be closed from June - September 7, 2015 due to construction.

Racquetball courts will be closed to the public on August 15 & 16, 2015 due to private special event.


Caspers Wilderness - Special Notice : No Showers

Showers Unavailable
Due to current drought conditions, showers will be shut off at Caspers Wilderness Park until further notice. Details


Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve - Under Maintenance : Parking Lot Closure

Public parking lot will be closed from 6/15/15 to 6/21/15 for resurfacing.


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