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May 1, 2020 
OC Parks COVID-19 Modified Operations

UPDATED MAY 29, 2020 - In an effort to minimize the impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19) on park patrons, staff, and the Orange County community at large, and consistent with the guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Governor’s office, the Orange County Board of Supervisors and the Orange County Health Care Agency (HCA), OC Parks is operating in the following manner as of Thursday, May 29, 2020.


March 8, 2019 
Now Showing: California Mountain Lions Documentary

The Muth Interpretive Center at Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve will offer twice-daily screenings of the four-part documentary "California Mountain Lions."

This 28-minute program will be offered twice daily in the Ray and Elsa Watson Theater in the Muth Interpretive Center.

Showtimes: 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.


February 24, 2020 
Extended Park Hours Begin March 8

The clocks spring forward early March 8, marking the beginning of daylight-saving time and OC Parks’ spring-summer operating schedule. Most regional parks will be open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wilderness parks and selected regional parks are open at 7 a.m. and close at sunset year round.


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