Mile Square Regional Park is an urban park located in the City of Fountain Valley and totals 607 acres of land. Within the park's boundaries are three regulation golf courses, three soccer fields, three baseball and three softball diamonds, an archery range and a nature area. Also, there are two fishing lakes, concession operated bike and paddle boat operations, a wide expanse of picnic areas as well as numerous picnic shelters. Shelters serve a wide variety of visitors ranging from individuals to families and group organizations to annual company picnics.
65 acres of land located adjacent to Brookhurst is leased to the City of Fountain Valley for recreational purposes. This parcel has been developed by the city into a high-activity community park. Facilities provided by the city include a community center building, ball diamonds, basketball courts, outdoor play areas and a tennis court complex. Night lighting is provided on much of the outdoor facilities to extend playing hours.
Soccer, baseball, softball, cross country track meets, fishing and archery tournaments are among a few of the activities taking place at Mile Square. These activities provide a variety of recreational opportunities to meet most visitor interests. 62 acres, leased to the City of Fountain Valley, have been intensively developed by the City.
An executive 18-hole golf course, complete with a driving range, coffee shop with bar, and banquet room encompasses Mile Square's northwest border and a regulation 18-hole golf course, Complete with a driving range, club house, restaurant and proshop encompass Mile Square's southwest border.
The OC Parks mobile application is now available to download. The new app makes it easy to explore all that the County regional and wilderness parks have to offer.
Using the OC Parks app for iOS or Android, you can easily get outside and find a park near you with the most detailed, accurate maps of all regional, wilderness, beach and historic parks and regional trails operated by the County of Orange. The app also offers detailed park descriptions and photos.
The mobile app lets users easily locate the closest playgrounds, parking and restrooms in each park. Search recent OC Parks news, events and alerts regarding park access, weather, trail conditions and more.
Starting in August, hikers will be collecting imagery of Orange County trails using the Google Street View Trekker, a wearable backpack with a camera system on top. The Trekker automatically gathers images as it goes. Later the imagery will be stitched together to create the 360-degree panoramas you see today in Google Maps.
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.
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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