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Park Amenities

Barbeques/Fire Rings

  • Barbeques are scattered throughout the park and are available for public use.
  • Barbeques require the use of charcoal briquettes.
  • Visitors may wish to bring their own wire brush or cover the grills with foil.
  • No fire rings are located within the park.

Baseball Fields

  • The park has one non-lighted baseball field and three non-lighted softball fields for day use only.
  • No sports equipment or bases provided.

Basketball Courts

  • There are two, non-lighted basketball courts for day use only.
  • No sports equipment provided.

Bicycling/Bike Trails

  • The park has on-road, pathway and natural surface trails to ride bicycles on.
  • Helmets are required for riders under 18 years of age, but are recommended for all.
  • One could complete an approximate 2.2 mile loop around the park.

Botanical Preserve

  • The park has a small historical memorial rose garden, located next to the park office adjacent to Shelter #1. Named after Peggy Craig. You can enjoy the beauty and fragrance of several varieties of colorful and unique roses here. Best enjoyed April through September.

Dogs Permitted

  • Dogs must be kept on a leash not longer than 6 feet in length at all times.
  • Dogs must be under their owners control at all times.
  • Pet owners are responsible to clean up after their dogs.  

Family Picnic Area

  • Approximately 95 acres of the park is turfed and shaded with trees.
  • Picnic tables and barbeques are scattered throughout the facility.
  • Specific picnic shelters can be rented out for a fee.
  • Fishing is allowed in Craig Park's lake. The lake is stocked a minimum of once per year with catfish. A California State Fishing license is required for those 16 years of age and older. 

Hiking Trails

  • The hiking trails consist of park walkways and some natural surface trails.
  • Hikers could cover a hilly course-loop of approximately 2.2 miles.

Horseshoe Pits

  • Craig Park has a total of three horseshoe pits located in different areas of the park.
  • Horseshoe pits are on a first-come first-serve basis at no charge. Pits cannot be reserved.
  • Visitors are responsible to bring their own sports equipment.  

Interpretive Programs

  • Park Rangers, park docents and park volunteers can occasionally be scheduled to lead interpretive walks or talks within Craig Park.
  • It is easier to schedule a walk or talk during the months of October through April.
  • Cost: $2.00 per person per hour.

Model Sail Boating

  • Wind-powered model sail boats are permitted on the park's 3 acre lake.

Playground/Tot Lot

  • Craig Park has 3 tot-lots.

Private Party Area

  • The Ted Craig Shelter and the La Presa/Spillway Group Area are available for group reservations between 300 and 400 people.
  • NO Alcohol is permitted.

Racquetball Courts

  • 3-wall raquetball or handball courts are available to use on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • No sports equipment provided.


  • Eight public restrooms are available within the park.

Scenic Overlook

  • Although just outside the park to the South, the top of the historic Fullerton Dam (built in 1941) offers a partial view of the surrounding hills and canyons.
  • Fullerton dam is accessible by trails inside and outside the park.


  • There are six shelters and two group areas available for reservation. There are also two small shelters (6 & 7) that can be used on a first come, first serve basis.


  • There are dozens of wooden picnic tables scattered throughout the park.
  • Tables are secured in place.
  • Table cloths are allowed. Please do not use staples, push pins or other sharp objects to secure table cloths.

Volleyball Courts

  • Two sand volleyball courts are located in the Sports Complex area of the park.
  • Courts are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • Visitors must supply their own volleyballs.