Latest Special Alerts


Laguna Niguel Regional Park - Open during operating hours : Special Event

Park, trails, and walkways will be heavily impacted due to special event on January 29, 2018 between the hours of 7:00am - Noon.


Mason Regional Park - Special Notice : Shelter 6 Maintenance & Park Office Closure

Shelter 6 will be closed until further notice due to maintenance. Please contact the park office or visit our website if you would like to make a reservation at one of our other shelters.

On Friday January 26th, the park office will be closed. To purchase an annual pass or make a reservation please visit . You may also visit one of our other OC Parks locations.

For any questions or inquires please contact the park office.


Dana Point Harbor - Special Notice : Cove Road, Samson Overlook Closed

Sampson Overlook and Rock restrooms closed due to rockfall.


Talbert Regional Park - Special Notice : Pampas Grass Removal Project

Starting in mid-March, 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.
Habitat Restoration Plan


Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park - Open during operating hours : Trail closures for special event morning of Feb. 3

On Saturday, Feb. 3, the following trails will be closed from 8:45 to 11:15 a.m. for a mountain bike event: Dreaded Hill Road, Cactus Hill Trail, Santiago Ranch Road, Vulture View Road, Sage Scrub Trail, the eastern portion of Line Shack Road and Serrano Cow. For more information, or to register, visit


Caspers Wilderness Park - Open during operating hours : Trails are now open.

Trails are now open.


Carbon Canyon Regional Park - Special Notice : TRAILS OPEN


Clark Regional Park - Closure : Ballfields are clsoed due to wet and muddy conditions.


Peters Canyon Regional Park - Open during operating hours : Park open; some trails remain closed due to fire damage

Some trails and areas remain closed due to fire damage.


Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve - Under Maintenance : Parking Lot Closure for Rehabilitation

The parking lot will be closed for a rehabilitation project starting Jan. 22 and continuing through late February. Details


Irvine Regional Park - Open during operating hours : Park open, some trails closed due to fire damage

Some trails remain closed due to fire damage.


O'Neill Regional Park - Under Maintenance : Equestrian Arena Repair

Repairs to the equestrian arena began on 01/10/18 and are estimated to take 5 to 7 days. The round pens will remain open during this time. Please be aware that there will be noise and traffic from construction equipment.


Santiago Oaks Regional Park - Open during operating hours : Park open, some trails remain closed

The park has reopened, but some trails remain closed for fire recovery.


Craig Regional Park - Special Notice : Ballfields closed

Ball fields closed due to wet & muddy conditions.


Mile Square Regional Park - Under Maintenance : Sidewalk Repairs

Sidewalk repairs will be ongoing in phases starting Jan. 8 and continuing through February. Details


Old Orange County Courthouse - Under Maintenance : South entrance closure

Conservation work is taking place on the south fa├žade of the Old Courthouse, so the south entry and lawn are currently inaccessible. The building is open as usual, and visitors can enter through the north and west entrances.


George Key Ranch Historic Park - Closure : Closed due to earthquake damage