February 19, 2017
8:00 AMRanger Led Hike

Join the Park Ranger for a 1-mile nature hike in the beautiful Bell Canyon area of Caspers Wilderness Park. Hike lasts approximately one hour and is suitable for all ages.

  • Contact park office for hike updates.
  • Parking: $5 per vehicle (day use fee).
  • Meet at the Old Corral Day Use Area.
February 19, 2017
8:30 AMCANCELED Introduction to Mountain Biking

CANCELED due to expected severe weather.
Join Laguna Canyon Foundation volunteer Mountain Bike Trail Assistants on this beautiful 8-mile bike ride (400-ft. elevation gain) on uneven terrain. Learn mountain biking basics and trail etiquette while enjoying the canyon views.

  • Please come prepared with a bike suitable for off-pavement riding, sturdy shoes, helmet, gloves, water and snack.
  • Aliso & Wood Canyons Wilderness Park Ranger Headquarters, 28373 Alicia Parkway (from southbound Aliso Creek Road, turn right on Alicia Parkway, first right on Awma Road, left into parking lot).
  • For questions, call (949) 497-8324 Mon-Fri or (949) 923-2200 Sat/Sun.
  • Parking: $3 per vehicle.
  • Please sign-up online using link below.
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Latest News

February 15, 2017  Aliso Beach Construction Notice

South Coast Water District will be completing the Aliso Beach Sewer Interceptor Lining project beginning Feb. 13, 2017. The project construction is located in and around the Aliso Beach parking lot, in addition to the beach area south of Camel Point.

Work will occur Monday – Friday, 7 a.m to 6 p.m.

South Coast Water District hired Sancon Engineering, Inc. to perform repairs/renewal of its deteriorated sewer main.

For more information email smorgan@scwd.org

News ImageFebruary 1, 2017  Concessions RFP - Laguna Niguel Lake and Aliso Beach CafeThe County of Orange, Calif. is issuing this Request for Proposals to solicit responses from qualified individuals or business entities to operate and manage two County-owned facilities under the terms of a Ground Lease.

The two facilities offered for Lease are a facility located within the Laguna Niguel Regional Park, Laguna Niguel overlooking Sulphur Creek Reservoir and a facility located in Aliso Beach Park, Laguna Beach overlooking the ocean. The intent of this RFP is to seek Proposers who possess the qualifications, experience, and expertise necessary to successfully develop and operate a business on one or both Concession Sites.
January 26, 2017  Partial Trail Closures

Trails have reopened following last week's storms with some restrictions, as follows:

  • Eagle Grove and Vedanta Wilderness Area: Open - Live Oak Trail/Vista / Hoffman Homestead / Coyote Trail / Pawfoot Trail

  • Arroyo Trabuco Trail: Partial Opening– All Trabuco Creek crossings remain closed due to flowing water. Do not attempt to cross swift moving water. Open areas include Aventura gate to Arroyo Vista / Rancho Santa Margarita Bridge to O’Neill Park / Oso Parkway to Crown Valley Bridge

  • Tijeras Creek Trail and Chiquita Ridge: Open- Some pooled water remains and there is mud in shaded areas

January 26, 2017  Park to reopen Thursday, Feb. 16

UPDATE 2/15/17: Ortega Highway has now reopened. The park will reopen at 7 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 16.

Ortega Highway (74) is closed in both directions until further notice due to storm damage. Caspers Wilderness Park will be closed for the duration of the road closure, but rangers will continue to patrol the park.

If you have questions about camping reservations, call the park at (949) 923-2210. For information about the road closure, please visit the Caltrans website.