September 26, 2016
10:00 AMIrvine Park Railroad Pumpkin Patch

Irvine Park Railroad’s 11th annual Pumpkin Patch is fun for the entire family! Children and adults are invited to the Pumpkin Patch which opens daily at 10 a.m. and closes at 5 p.m. weekdays, and 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

Thousands of pumpkins, in all shapes and sizes, fill the areas behind the train station. All visitors are sure to find the perfect pumpkin!

This year’s Pumpkin Patch activities include: Train rides, hay rides, panning for gold, a child-friendly haunted house, a hay maze, a moon bounce, pumpkin ring toss, carnival games, cookie decorating, John Deere tractor racers, face painting, picture stands, great food, and much more!

Admission into the Pumpkin Patch is free. Prices for all other activities vary; please visit www.IrvineParkRailroad.com for additional information and costs.

September 27, 2016
10:00 AMIrvine Park Railroad Pumpkin Patch

Irvine Park Railroad’s 11th annual Pumpkin Patch is fun for the entire family! Children and adults are invited to the Pumpkin Patch which opens daily at 10 a.m. and closes at 5 p.m. weekdays, and 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

Thousands of pumpkins, in all shapes and sizes, fill the areas behind the train station. All visitors are sure to find the perfect pumpkin!

This year’s Pumpkin Patch activities include: Train rides, hay rides, panning for gold, a child-friendly haunted house, a hay maze, a moon bounce, pumpkin ring toss, carnival games, cookie decorating, John Deere tractor racers, face painting, picture stands, great food, and much more!

Admission into the Pumpkin Patch is free. Prices for all other activities vary; please visit www.IrvineParkRailroad.com for additional information and costs.

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September 23, 2016  Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park and Portions of O’Neill Regional Park Closed for Mountain Lion Investigation

Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park and day use areas in the western end of O’Neill Regional Park were closed Friday for a mountain lion investigation and will remain closed until further notice.

Park visitors reported multiple mountain lion sightings at O'Neill Regional Park Thursday evening and OC Parks rangers conducted an investigation. Friday morning, wardens from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife joined the investigation and recommended closing the area as a precaution.

Additional sightings were reported at Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park midday Friday, and wildlife officials recommended closing that park as well.

The O’Neill closure includes the Vedanta Wilderness Area, Eagle Grove Day Use Area, Live Oak and connecting trails. The Mesa Day Use Area, Arroyo Trabuco and campgrounds remain open.

Thursday’s sightings at O’Neill Regional Park follow three sightings at Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park on Monday, Sept. 19. Rangers and game wardens investigated those sightings on Monday and Tuesday. Rangers placed warning signs at Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park and continue to patrol the area.

Visitors to all wilderness areas should always remain alert to potential hazards and report any sightings to the park office at (949) 923-2260. If you encounter a mountain lion, make yourself look large, make noise, throw rocks and do not turn your back to the animal or run.

Please see the mountain lion flier on our website for information about what to do if you encounter one.

September 21, 2016  Recent Mountain Lion Sightings ReportedRangers at Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park received three reports of mountain lion sightings at the park on Monday, Sept. 19. Rangers and game wardens investigated all the sightings. Rangers have placed warning signs at the park and continue to patrol the area.

Visitors to all wilderness areas should always remain alert to potential hazards and report any sightings to the park office at (949) 923-2245.

Please see our mountain lion flier for information about what to do if you encounter one.
September 19, 2016  Bike Event to Impact Trails Sept. 24A mountain bike event Saturday, Sept. 24 will impact some trails at Santiago Oaks and Irvine regional parks between 7:30 and 11:30 a.m.

Sections of the following trails will be closed: Road Runner Loop single track, Egret Trail, Willow’s Trail, Santiago Creek Trail (portion only), Mountain Goat Trail, Chutes and Chutes Ridgeline trails, Coachwhip Trail, Bumble Bee Trail, Barham Ridge Trail, and Yucca Ridge Trail.

Additionally, the event will be staging at Group Area 4 at Irvine Regional Park.

For more information about the Non Dot Adventures mountain bike event, please visit their website.
September 2, 2016  Fall 2016 Scholastic Surfing Class ScheduleCapistrano Unified School District conducts surfing classes for students at Salt Creek Beach throughout the school year. The beach remains open to the public during these times. Please see the link below for days and times the beach may be affected.