Explore beautiful Wood Canyon and discover its native flora and fauna with Laguna Canyon Foundation volunteer naturalists on this steep, uneven and rocky, 5-mile hike (depending on trail choice, up to a 500 ft. elevation gain). While we will stop from time to time, spending moments to "discover".
This hike isn't for beginners.
Please wear close-toed hiking shoes, sun protection and bring plenty of water.
Meet at Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park, Canyon View Staging Area. From Pacific Park/Canyon Vistas intersection, go northwest on Canyon Vistas. Park legally (note street signs) on or near Canyon Vistas, preferably between Coastal Oak and Madia (22144 region of Canyon Vistas). We will meet on the paved sidewalk easement leading toward Wood Canyon Trail.
For questions call: 949-497-8324 M-F or 949-923-2200 Sat/Sun.
January 3, 2018
Upper Newport Bay Parking Lot Rehabilitation
Starting Jan. 22 through late February, OC Public Works will complete a rehabilitation of the Upper Newport Bay parking lot. The rehabilitation includes removing existing decomposed granite and replacing it with sand-colored pervious concrete, installing wheel stops, and striping parking stalls.
The parking lot will be closed at all times for the duration of the construction period, including weekends.Park users should plan to park at alternative locations. OC Public Works will install an electronic message board at the parking lot entrance two weeks prior to construction to notify park users.
December 29, 2017
Mile Square Regional Park Sidewalk RepairsSidewalk repairs will be ongoing in phases starting Jan. 8 and continuing through February. Click the link for details. (
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November 13, 2017
Fall 2017 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. (
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