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Nature for Kids and Families in Orange County

Children within this age range will benefit the most from the listed activity.
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Activity Name City Next Occurrence Ages
Farm + Food Lab @ Orange County Great Park
Outdoor classroom
Irvine 07/14/2020 0-17
Turtle Rock Nature Center
Nature trail, Labyrinth, Native Plan Garden
Irvine 07/14/2020 1-17
Mason Regional Park
Playgrounds, hiking/biking, picnic area
Irvine 07/14/2020 0-17
Laguna Coast Wilderness Park
Hiking, biking, interpretive center
Laguna Beach 07/14/2020 0-17
Muth Interpretive Center
Reptile and amphibian displays, puzzles, books, crafts
Newport Beach 07/14/2020 1-12
Kayak rental @ Newport Aquatic Center
Rent a Kayak and explore the Upper Newport Bay
Newport Beach 07/14/2020 7-17!
Crystal Cove State Park
Hiking, biking, body surfing, surfing, swimming, tidepooling
Laguna Beach 07/14/2020 0-17
Irvine Regional Park
Pony rides, train ride, rentals, zoo, fishing
Orange 07/14/2020 0-17
Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park
Hiking, biking, picnic area
Laguna Niguel 07/14/2020 0-17
Environmental Nature Center
Walking trails & discovery room
Newport Beach 07/14/2020 0-17
Irvine Park Railroad
12-minute train ride
Orange 07/14/2020 0-10
Tucker Wildlife Sanctuary
Hiking, nature center, bird & animal watching, lake
Silverado 07/14/2020 0-17
Laguna Niguel Regional Park
Playgrounds, hiking/biking, picnic area, fishing
Laguna Niguel 07/14/2020 0-17
Peters Canyon Regional Park
Hiking/biking, picnic area
Orange 07/14/2020 0-17
Santiago Oaks Regional Park
Playgrounds, hiking/biking, picnic area, interpretive center
Orange 07/14/2020 0-17
Oak Canyon Nature Center
Hiking, interpretive center
Anaheim 07/14/2020 0-17
Interpretive Center @ Oak Canyon Nature Center
Live animals & natural history exhibits
Anaheim 07/14/2020 3-17
Mile Square Regional Park
Playgrounds, picnic area, bike rentals, fishing
Fountain Valley 07/14/2020 0-17
Thomas F. Riley Wilderness Park
Hiking/biking, interpretive center, picnic area
Coto De Caza 07/14/2020 0-17
O'Neil Regional Park
Playground, Interpretive center, picnic area, biking/hiking
Trabuco Canyon 07/14/2020 0-17
Yorba Regional Park
Playgrounds, biking, picnic area, fishing, rentals
Anaheim 07/14/2020 0-17
Shipley Nature Center
Nature trails & interpretive center
Huntington Beach 07/14/2020 1-17
Dana Point Nature Interpretive Center
Hands on activities, binoculars, natural history exhibits
Dana Point 07/14/2020 2-17
Caspers Wilderness Park
Playgrounds, hiking/biking, interpretive center, picnic area
San Juan Capistrano 07/14/2020 0-17
Wieder Regional Park
Playgrounds, hiking, picnic area
Huntington Beach 07/14/2020 0-17
Fullerton Arboretum
4000 plants, beautiful trails, children's garden
Fullerton 07/14/2020 2-17
Craig Regional Park
Playgrounds, hiking/biking, picnic area, fishing
Fullerton 07/14/2020 0-17
Bolsa Chica Interpretive Center @ Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve
Marine life species, live reptiles, different species of taxidermy
Huntington Beach 07/14/2020 0-17
Carbon Canyon Regional Park
Playgrounds, hiking/biking trails, picnic area, fishing, interpretive center
Brea 07/14/2020 0-17
Clark Regional Park
Playgrounds, hiking, picnic area, fishing, interpretive center
Buena Park 07/14/2020 0-17
Coastkeeper Garden
Natural Play Garden
Orange 07/15/2020 4-17
Parent and Me Time @ Shipley Nature Center
Storytime, crafts
Huntington Beach 07/15/2020 2-10
Great Park Balloon - day rides @ Orange County Great Park
Air balloon ride
Irvine 07/16/2020 0-17
Great Park Balloon - evening rides @ Orange County Great Park
Air balloon ride
Irvine 07/16/2020 0-17
Great Park Carousel @ Orange County Great Park
Carousel for everyone
Irvine 07/16/2020 0-10
Wild Tales @ Muth Interpretive Center
Arts and craft, hands-on activities and nature walk
Newport Beach 07/17/2020 2-5!
Kayak tours @ Newport Aquatic Center
2-hour guided tour of the Back Bay
Newport Beach 07/18/2020 8-17!
Discover Nature @ Oak Canyon Nature Center
Hike through Oak Canyon
Anaheim 07/18/2020 4-17
Roots n' Shoots @ Oak Canyon Nature Center
Volunteer service
Anaheim 07/18/2020 12-17!
Nature Walk @ O'Neil Regional Park
Walk while learning about animals and nature
Trabuco Canyon 07/18/2020 3-17
Community Day @ Back Bay Science Center
Tide pool touch tank, bird watching
Newport Beach 07/19/2020 4-17
Friends of Dana Point Headlands Children's Program @ Dana Point Nature Interpretive Center
Hands on nature learning
Dana Point 07/25/2020 2-12
Redwood Hike @ Carbon Canyon Regional Park
1.1 mile easy hike
Brea 08/01/2020 3-17
Whale Walk and Talk @ Dana Point Nature Interpretive Center
Nature walk, learn about whales
Dana Point 08/08/2020 6-17

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