Regional Park Rules

Regional Parks

OC Parks - Rules and Regulations


Group and Shelter Areas

  • Reserving a group or shelter area does not guarantee parking or parking in close proximity
  • Use of vendors or contract services (e.g., bounce house rentals, caterers, etc.) in the park requires an OC Parks Permit. Please contact the OC Parks Permit Unit at (866) 627-2757
  • Use of amplified sound requires an OC Parks Permit; please call the park for approved locations prior to contacting the OC Parks Permit Unit
  • All pets must be on a leash that does not exceed 6 feet
  • Fires are permitted only in barbeques; in addition to using park charcoal barbeques, customers are permitted to bring their own propane or charcoal barbeques


All motorized vehicles are subject to a parking fee

  • Monday – Friday $ 3
  • Saturday – Sunday $ 5
  • Higher Fees for commercial buses, holidays, and special events


The following are prohibited in the park:

  • Possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages.
  • Possession or use of fireworks, firearms or weapons.
  • Radio-controlled models, including drones.
  • Skateboarding or riding scooters.
  • Roping or sectioning off any area.
  • Additional rules and regulations for each park can be found on each park's rules page.



  • Reservations cancelled 7 days or more prior to the date of the reservation are subject to a $25 cancellation fee
  • Reservations cancelled less than 7 days prior to the date of the reservation are subject to loss of the entire fee
  • Full refunds are available for the following reasons:
    • Park closure
    • Inclement weather, as determined by the Park Ranger on duty on the reservation date
    • Serious medical emergency of the reservation holder or the holder’s immediate family