Latest Special Alerts

10/15/2017

O'Neill Regional Park - Open during operating hours : Park is now open.

10/13/2017

Caspers Wilderness Park - Open during operating hours : Fire Restrictions- No Wood or Charcoal Fires

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for the Santa Ana Mountains and parts of inland Orange County. A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity, and hot weather can contribute to critical fire weather conditions. Caspers Wilderness Park will be restricting wood and charcoal fires beginning Saturday, October 14th at 10:00am through Sunday, October 15th at 12 Noon. Fire restrictions may begin sooner or later depending on weather conditions. Propane grills or cooking devices are OK. 

10/13/2017

Santiago Oaks Regional Park - Closure : Park closed due to Canyon Fire 2

The park is closed until further notice due to the Canyon Fire 2. We will post information here as available.

10/13/2017

Peters Canyon Regional Park - Closure : Park closed due to Canyon Fire 2

The park is closed until further notice due to the Canyon Fire 2. We will post information here as available.

10/13/2017

OC Zoo - Closure : Zoo closed due to Canyon Fire 2

The zoo is closed until further notice due to the Canyon Fire 2. We will post information here as available. Zoo were animals were evacuated for the fire and have returned safely.

10/13/2017

Irvine Regional Park - Closure : Park closed due to Canyon Fire 2

The park is closed until further notice due to the Canyon Fire 2. We will post information here as available.

10/10/2017

Yorba Regional Park - Open during operating hours :

10/9/2017

Laguna Niguel Regional Park - Special Notice : Special Event

Laguna Niguel Regional Park will be heavily impacted on October 14, 2017 due to a special event.

9/25/2017

Clark Regional Park - Special Notice : Interpretive Center Temporary Closure

 The interpretive center is closed and reopen on Oct. 10.

9/13/2017

Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve - Special Notice : Bluff Repairs and Slurry Seal

Sept. 18-Oct. 3 2017: Bayview Trail will be closed intermittently for a slurry seal project. Detour 

Aug. 14-Nov. 2017: East Bluff Erosion Repairs - Back Bay Drive roadway and trail will be open during construction, except for a two week period in September.

9/8/2017

Dana Point Harbor - Closure : Cove Road Closure

9/7/2017: Cove Road will be closed to all access beginning Monday September 11th, 2017 to mid-December 2017 for OC Public Works erosion and drainage repairs.

8/24/2017

Old Orange County Courthouse - Under Maintenance : South entrance closure and elevator upgrade

Conservation work will take place on the south fa├žade of the Old Courthouse from September 11th to December 15th. The south entry will not be accessible during this time. The building will remain open, and visitors can enter through the north and west entrances.

From October 30th to December 15th the elevator will not be operable due to upgrades, and there will be no ADA access to the 2nd and 3rd floors. There will be no tours or special events in this period, and no weddings in the historic courtroom.

7/18/2017

Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park - Special Notice : Edison-Viejo Trail Closure

Recent developments have changed the status of the Edison-Viejo Trail. As such, OC Parks no longer maintains a license agreement for trail access. Trail users can access Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park and the Aliso Creek Bikeway by using Glenn Ranch Road.

5/8/2017

Riley Wilderness Park - Open during operating hours : Park is now open.

Creek Restoration Project: Ongoing trail closures through May for Wagon Wheel Creek restoration project. More

1/4/2017

Talbert Regional Park - Special Notice : Pampas Grass Removal Project

Starting Jan. 11, 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

10/28/2014

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