Latest Special Alerts


Irvine Regional Park - Open during operating hours :


Laguna Niguel Regional Park - Special Notice : Park events & construction that may impact park operations:

* Grab the Swag 5/10k Run - 9/27/14
* Wildcats Invitational - 10/12/14
* Laguna Niguel Lake is currently closed to all fishing until further notice. More information, please call (949) 362-9227.



Salt Creek Beach Park - Special Notice : Parking Limited Oct. 4-5, Shuttles Available

Oct. 4-5, 2014 OC Parks is hosting the Battle of the Paddle at Salt Creek Beach. This is a large stand up paddle board event. The Salt Creek parking lot will have limited or no parking from Sept. 30 to Oct. 6 to accommodate the event. On event days there will be free shuttles from the Selva parking lot.


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

Beginning on Oct 14, 2014 OC Parks will be improving and repairing the restroom at 1000 steps County Beach.  Beginning October 14 the bottom restroom 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.


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

September 27, 2014: Craig Park will be hosting the Sunny Hills Invitation Cross Country Meet. Park will be severly impacted, please plan accordingly. Event will take place from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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


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. Potential impacts of this project include dust, noise, and closures including roads, trails, campsites and day use areas.


Carbon Canyon Regional Park - Under Maintenance : Lake Restoration Project

The lake at Carbon Canyon Regional Park will be drained and closed starting July 14 through late September, 2014. A 6- foot temporary fence will be placed around the perimeter of the lake to secure the project and to ensure the public’s safety. More information available on our website.


George Key Ranch Historic Park - Closure : Historic Home Closed; Grounds Available by Appointment

The historic home was damaged during the recent earthquake and is closed for assessment and repairs. The grounds are available to visit by appointment.