Latest Special Alerts


Capistrano Beach Park - Special Notice : Poche Beach accessway closed for two weeks

On January 26, 2015 OC Parks will begin repairing the Poche beach access way (catwalk) to Poche beach.  The walkway under the railroad tracks will be closed until February 12, 2015, a total of three weeks closure.  The beach itself is NOT closed, and can be accessed from Capo beach to the north.


Laguna Niguel Regional Park - Special Notice : Special Events

- Annual tree trimming in the park will start in January 2015
- Laguna Niguel iTRYathlon will be in the park on February 8, 2015


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


Salt Creek Beach Park - Open during operating hours : Restroom Construction

Starting December 22, 2014 OC Parks will be improving the interiors of all four restrooms at Salt Creek Beach.  The project will start at the North Bathroom and progress from January to April 2015 to the other three bathrooms.  Portable toilets will be provided and the buildings will be fenced off for construction activities.


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


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

December 5, 2014: Ballfields 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.


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