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Regional Park Rules

Regional Parks

OC Parks - Rules and Regulations

 Group and Shelter Areas

  • Reserving a group or shelter area does not guarantee parking or parking in close proximity

  • Use of vendors or contract services (e.g., bounce house rentals, caterers, etc.) in the park requires an OC Parks Permit. Please contact the OC Parks Permit Unit at (866) 627-2757

  • Use of amplified sound requires an OC Parks Permit; please call the park for approved locations prior to contacting the OC Parks Permit Unit

  • All pets must be on a leash that does not exceed 6 feet

  • Fires are permitted only in barbeques; in addition to using park charcoal barbeques, customers are permitted to bring their own propane or charcoal barbeques

All motorized vehicles are subject to a parking fee

  • Monday – Friday $ 3

  • Saturday – Sunday $ 5

  • Higher Fees for commercial buses, holidays, and special events

The following are prohibited in the park:

  • Possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages.

  • Possession or use of fireworks, firearms or weapons.

  • Radio-controlled models, including drones.

  • Skateboarding or riding scooters.

  • Roping or sectioning off any area.

  • E-bikes are prohibited on unpaved trails within regional and wilderness parks. This includes types 1-3 [OCCO 2-5-29(n)]: More information on e-bikes and mobility device policies.

  • Additional rules and regulations for each park can be found on each park's rules page.


  • Reservations cancelled 7 days or more prior to the date of the reservation are subject to a $25 cancellation fee

  • Reservations cancelled less than 7 days prior to the date of the reservation are subject to loss of the entire fee

  • Full refunds are available for the following reasons:

    • Park closure

    • Inclement weather, as determined by the Park Ranger on duty on the reservation date

    • Serious medical emergency of the reservation holder or the holder’s immediate family