Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Parking fees: $3 per vehicle entry Monday - Friday; $5 Saturday - Sunday; Higher for some holidays and events (Fee Information)
Craig Regional Park, completed in 1974, is characterized by rolling hills, a large variety of mature trees, open space, a small lake, three year-round creeks and a rose garden. This unique landscape contributes to an overall sense of serenity and beauty. Walkways, picnic tables and park benches are scattered throughout the park's 124 acres providing abundant shade.
A variety of recreational opportunities exist at Craig Regional Park, both open and shaded turf grass and picnic areas are available. Bicycle and hiking/walking trails are also offered for visitor enjoyment.
A three-acre lake is visited by many annual migratory waterfowl. Fishing for catfish and bluegill is allowed with a California Fish and Game License. Launching of model radio-controlled sailboats is also permitted.
The park is also a wildlife sanctuary and is very popular as a bird watching destination.
Six picnic shelters and two group areas provide shade with tables and barbecues. In addition there are picnic tables and barbeques scattered throughout the facility.
The park offers a variety of recreational activities including three softball fields, one baseball field, jogging trails,and a sports complex with basketball, volleyball, and racquetball/handball courts and horseshoe pits. No fields for soccer are available.
Three tot lots are also available for children.
Shelters and Group Areas can be reserved on weekends and holidays.
The clocks fall back early Nov. 6, marking the end of daylight saving time and OC Parks’ spring-summer operating schedule. Most regional parks close at 6 p.m. for the fall and winter, and wilderness parks close at sunset.
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 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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