Latest Special Alerts


Santiago Oaks Regional Park - Open during operating hours :


Salt Creek Beach Park - Open during operating hours : Special Event in parking lot

Starting March 4, 2015 there will be a special event tent set-up in the south east section of salt creek parking lot.  The set-up, event and tear down will take a week and a half, from March 4 to March 13.  The north end of the lot will be open and the lots adjacent to the tunnel.  Thank you for your understanding.


Riley Wilderness Park - Open during operating hours :

Park and trails are now open.


O'Neill Regional Park - : Park trails are now open.


Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park - : Park is now open.


Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park - Open during operating hours : All authorized park trails are now open


Laguna Coast Wilderness Park - Open during operating hours : All authorized park trails are now open


Peters Canyon Regional Park - Special Notice : Parking lot closed on March 4th and March 5th

On Wednesday March 4th and Thursday March 5th the entire parking lot will be closed due to heavy equipment operators making upgrades to parking lot.


Laguna Niguel Regional Park - Special Notice : Special Events

- Kite Hill will be closed to vehicles Saturday February 28th and Sunday March 1st due to gate maintenance.
- Rabbit Run 5k March 28, 2015
- Restroom #3 is currently under construction


Mile Square Regional Park - Closure : Archery Range Closure

The Archery Range will be closed on Friday March 20 and Saturday March 21 for a special event.  


Clark Regional Park - Special Notice : Museum (Interpretive Center) closed

The Museum (Interpretive Center) will be closed to the public from February 24, 2015 to March 23, 2015 for painting and repairs


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

January 27,2015: Ballfields, racquetball & basketball courts & dirt trails closed due to wet & muddy conditions.

December 2014 thru March 2015: Shelters 3 & 8 will be closed due to maintenance. 

March 2015 - May 2015: Shelter 5 will be closed due to maintenance.


Caspers Wilderness - Special Notice : Water Shortage: No Showers Available

Due To current drought conditions throughout the state of California, showers will be shut off at Caspers Wilderness Park until further notice.
Restrooms, sinks and drinking water will still be available for as long as the well at the park will allow.
Please plan ahead to avoid any inconvenience. For more information on current drought conditions, visit


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

Beginning Nov. 19, 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  Dec 28, 2014


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