May 1, 2021
8:30 AMFirst Saturday of the Month Hike to the Redwoods

Join OC Parks' trained staff on the first Saturday of the month for an easy 1.1-mile early morning hike to the park's coastal redwood grove. You will use your five senses to engage with nature as you stroll to the redwoods. The hike begins at 8:30 a.m. from parking lot #F.


Participants should remember water, sunscreen, hat and hiking shoes.

  • All ages (small children may have to be carried).
  • Meet at parking lot #F located at east end of park.
  • Cost: FREE!
  • Due to COVID-19, Reservations Required: call (714) 973-3160 or email carboncanyon@ocparks.com
  • Parking: $5 per vehicle.

Rain will cancel hike.

June 5, 2021
8:30 AMFirst Saturday of the Month Hike to the Redwoods

Join OC Parks' trained staff on the first Saturday of the month for an easy 1.1-mile early morning hike to the park's coastal redwood grove. You will use your five senses to engage with nature as you stroll to the redwoods. The hike begins at 8:30 a.m. from parking lot #F.


Participants should remember water, sunscreen, hat and hiking shoes.

  • All ages (small children may have to be carried).
  • Meet at parking lot #F located at east end of park.
  • Cost: FREE!
  • Due to COVID-19, Reservations Required: call (714) 973-3160 or email carboncanyon@ocparks.com
  • Parking: $5 per vehicle.

Rain will cancel hike.

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April 7, 2021  2021 Catfish Stocking Schedule

Dates shown are week of stocking. Schedule will be updated as available.

California Fishing License required age 16+ at all parks besides Irvine Lake.

February 25, 2021  Tri-City Regional Park Improvements in Progress

Construction on new restrooms and an exercise course are underway at Tri-City Regional Park.

Restroom #1 is currently closed and being replaced with a new restroom building. Once it is complete and open, currently estimated in April of 2021, Restroom #2 will close for replacement. Estimated completion date for Restroom #2 replacement is December, 2021.

Construction on a new exercise course is also ongoing. This is estimated to be completed summer, 2021.

January 30, 2021  Poche Beach Bridge Emergency Closure

The Poche Beach bridge off PCH and Camino Capistrano is closed.

Public access through this point of entry to the beach and beach club is closed due to dangerous conditions on the bridge.

January 27, 2021  OC Zoo Opens February 3 with Modifications

The OC Zoo inside Irvine Regional Park will reopen Wednesday, Feb. 3 with modifications to promote the health and safety of our visitors, staff and animals. These measures are based on guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the State of California.

The number of visitors will be limited, and visitors must follow a designated path of travel within the zoo. Keeper chats, animal presentations, and animal interactions will not be offered at this time to discourage congregations of people. Our Petting Zoo, feeding of goats and sheep, and animal interactions are closed temporarily while we minimize public contact with animals.