Recreation and Parks

Arboretums, parks and nature centers. Most parks feature paved trails, playgrounds, picnic areas, sports fields and courts, plus unique features listed. Also see: Playgrounds. For additional resources, see our current issue.

Arboretums, Gardens and Wetlands

Nature-centered destinations that offer walking and self-guided tours, workshops, family and kids programs, and special events.

Nature Centers

Nature centers located throughout Orange County and Long Beach Metro offer guided walks, kid- and family-friendly classes and workshops, exhibits and special events.

Parks in Long Beach Metro and Los Angeles

Regional, state and city parks in the Long Beach metro.

Parks in North Orange County

Regional, state and city parks in North OC.

Parks in South Orange County

Regional, state and city parks in South OC.

The Buzzz

The Buzzz is about all sorts of neat stuff: Exhibits, festivals, seasonal highlights, current topics, new things, fun things and free things … if it’s fun, family-friendly and happening in our area, it’s in here! With our Clickable Calendar, you can find fun things to do every weekend, and with our weekly features you can […]