March 17, 2018
All Day EventEaster Eggstravaganza

Hop on over with family and friends to enjoy this fun and exciting Spring time event. Children can meet and have their photo taken with the Easter Bunny as well as participate in several activities that are located throughout the area.

Please see the Irvine Park Railroad website for times and prices.

March 17, 2018
7:30 AMKids' Fishing Derby

OC Parks, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, and Angler Chronicles host the anticipated annual Kids’ Fishing Derby at the North Lake at Mile Square Regional Park.

Kids ages 6 to 15 fish for free at the Fishing Derby and compete to win prizes for finalists and winners in different age groups.

The lake will be stocked with more than 1,000 pounds of trout or catfish for the derby.

Fishing clinics will be held on-site and a limited quantity of fishing rods will be available for loan.

Children must be accompanied by an adult. Rain will not cancel the event. Food will be available for purchase.

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March 15, 2018  New Mural Coming to Salt Creek Beach

A new mural created by local high school students will soon adorn the tunnel leading to legendary Salt Creek Beach.

OC Parks collaborated with the Dana Hills High School art department on this special community art project to select the final design.

Painting is scheduled to begin March 24 and should be completed by the end of the month. View the artwork

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March 13, 2018  2018 Catfish Stocking Schedule by Week

Upcoming catfish stocking schedules by week for Carbon Canyon, Craig, Clark, Tri-City, Irvine, Laguna Niguel, Mile Square and Yorba regional parks.

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

California fishing license required and all California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife rules apply. ( View PDF )

March 1, 2018  Habitat Restoration Begins at Talbert Regional ParkStarting March 19, OC Parks and habitat restoration specialists will begin a pampas grass removal project at Talbert Regional Park, South of Victoria Avenue. Park visitors may experience some temporary trail closures during this time.
Learn more about the Talbert Regional Park by reading the full Habitat Restoration Plan

February 6, 2018  Spring 2018 Scholastic Surfing Class ScheduleCapistrano Unified School District conducts surfing classes for students at Salt Creek Beach throughout the school year. The beach remains open to the public during these times. Please see the link below for days and times the beach may be affected. ( View PDF )