Laguna Niguel Regional Park

Special Notice

The last trout plant of the season took place 3/30/16.

There will be a 5k race event in the park on Sunday, May 15th that will impact parking and some roadway access.

Park Office will be closed May 5th due to staff training. Please visit www.ocparks.com for more info on passes and reservations.

Laguna Niguel Regional Park
28241 La Paz Road
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
(949) 923-2240

Fall - Winter Hours, 7 a.m to 6 p.m. PST
Spring - Summer Hours, 7 a.m to 9 p.m. PDT
Office Hours: Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Closed for lunch 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

Parking fees: $3 per vehicle entry Monday - Friday; $5 Saturday - Sunday; Higher for some holidays and events (Fee Information)

Laguna Niguel Regional Park's acres of turf surround a 44 acre lake, which is regularly stocked with catfish, bass and, during the winter months only, trout . A fishing license is required for anyone older than 16 to fish. A large assortment of trees dot the park's 227 acreage providing beauty and shade.

Activities

Laguna Niguel Regional Park is dedicated to a wide variety of recreational uses. Two pedestrian bridges provide access to remote picnic shelters and hiking trails.

Lake fishing for trout, (winter only) and bass and catfish, (year round) is available for all park visitors. California Department of Fish and Wildlife rules apply.

Picnic areas are equipped with shelters, sinks, picnic tables and barbecue stoves electrical outlets. An amphitheater is provided for youth and community organization activities. These facilities may be reserved through the park office. Turf areas, horseshoe pits, a par course along the parks two mile jogging trail, two sand volleyball courts and four lighted tennis courts are available for public enjoyment. Kite Hill offers excellent conditions for remote control glider operations. Bicycle trails meander throughout the park.

News

November 24, 2015 
OC Parks Fish Stocking Schedule by Week

Fish stocking schedules by week for Clark, Irvine, Carbon Canyon, Yorba, Mile Square, Craig and Laguna Niguel Regional Parks.

More specific dates are not given to avoid focusing excess fishing activity immediately after a plant.


October 15, 2015 
Fishing Continues at Laguna Niguel Regional Park

Laguna Niguel Regional Park will continue to welcome anglers to its popular lake. However, visitors may notice some changes.

Starting Nov. 1, there will no longer be a concession operating at the lake. A California fishing license will be required for persons 16 years and older.

Park hours will be 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. fall and winter, and 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. spring and summer. (Flier)


February 10, 2016 
Extended Park Hours Begin March 13

Starting Sunday, March 13, the spring-summer hours for regional parks are 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. That includes Carbon Canyon, Clark, Craig, Laguna Niguel, Mason, Mile Square and Yorba regional parks. Irvine Regional Park opens at 6 a.m. and will close at 9 p.m. Wilderness parks are open at 7 a.m. and close at sunset year round.


December 4, 2015 
Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer in OC Parks Trees

The Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer (PSHB) is an invasive beetle that attacks common native and landscape trees, leading to branch dieback and overall decline. This can have a devastating effect on local trees, and you may see some being treated or removed in County parks.


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