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Repairs to Closed Trail Underway

Restoration is underway of the Laguna Coast Wilderness Park’s Emerald Canyon Trail, which was closed due to heavy rains in 2010. The repair project will include construction and installation of two bridges, according to an OC Parks statement. The work includes trail trimming,...

Revisionist History

Editor, Imagine my surprise riding to the Nix Nature Center when I came upon Laguna Coast Wilderness Parks new brochure/map. According to OC Parks history, LCWP was only established through the goodwill of the Irvine Company. There is no mention of Laguna Greenbelt/Canyon...

Take a Hike With the OC Parks

In celebration of National Trails Days, Irvine Ranch Conservancy and OC Parks welcome the public to experience Limestone Canyon at Wilderness Access Day on Saturday, June 2. Attendees will enjoy self-guided access, hiking, biking and equestrian use on designated trails from 9...

Community Datebook

Extra Hands Needed for Bridge, Park Pass Tops Outdoor Lover’s Wishlist, Health Workshop Seeks Funding Remedy and PMMC Leader Receives Science Honor.

Canyon Foundation Receives Grants

With support from the S.L. Gimbel Foundation and REI, native habitat and trails within the Laguna Greenbelt will be getting some much-needed help. The Laguna Canyon Foundation recently received grants totaling $35,000 to support their land stewardship program. “The funds will...

Exploring the Outdoors at County Parks

For the month of July, OC Parks will host a variety of events at the Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, Salt Creek Beach,  Caspers Wilderness Park, Nix Nature Center, Peter & Mary Muth Interpretive Center, Orange County Zoo, Irvine Regional Park, and Aliso Beach. From hikes that...

Community Datebook

Youth Makes a Clean Sweep over Beaches The Clean Water Now! Coalition and Laguna Beach Girl Scout Troop 789 will be conducting its summer beach cleanup on Saturday, July 2, at Main Beach. The event also serves as Ashley Andrews’ and Crystal La France’s Girl Scout Community Gold...