Parks & Gardens
Featherly Regional Park
24001 Santa Ana Canyon Rd.
An abundance of mature Cottonwood and Sycamore trees and the Santa Ana River create the setting for the tranquil and beautiful Featherly Regional Park. Among the parks' other beauties is a natural riparian wilderness area, wide open spaces, planted turf areas and a wide variety of ornamental trees. The Santa Ana River flows through the park, encouraging a variety of plant and animal life. The park also has well- equipped playgrounds, and is a stop in the Santa Ana River Bicycle Trail.
Ramon Peralta Adobe Historic Site
6398 E. Santa Ana Canyon Rd.
The historic site was once home to pioneers of Orange County in the 1800's. The Peralta Adobe is located on land that was once a part of the Rancho Santiago de Santa Ana. Although not the oldest adobe in this area, it is the only one remaining today in the Santa Ana Canyon. The Ramon Peralta Adobe was officially open for public use on September 27, 1986. The adobe is available for public viewing and guided tours. There are also historical exhibits available for viewing, including artifacts excavated on site, a furnished period room and numerous photographs following the history of the adobe. Structural details uncovered during the restoration work is also on view.
Yorba Regional Park
7600 E. La Palma
Yorba Regional Park is located downstream from the Prado Dam and the park is bordered by the cities of Anaheim and Yorba Linda.
On any give day, many families can be seen enjoying the facilities and nature of the park. With over 400 picnic tables, equipped playgrounds, bicycle and equestrian trails, and opportunities for fishing and model boat sailing in the 4 lakes and connecting streams, Yorba Park is a perfect environment for families and those looking to take advantage of the natural beauty and provided comfort of the park. The park is known as being an ideal park for enjoying picnics, sports, strolling, and even fishing.
Aquarium of the Pacific
100 Aquarium Way
Long Beach 90802
Take a journey of discovery through the world's largest ocean at the Aquarium of the Pacific. Meet more than 12,500 animals as you explore sunny Southern California and Baja, the frigid waters of the North Pacific, and the colorful reefs of the Tropical Pacific. Come face-to-face with, and even touch, the ocean's ultimate predators in the "Shark Lagoon" exhibit. Join us on a behind-the-scenes tour. Experience "AnimalVision 3-D", a film that combines stunning state-of-the-art 3-D technology and digital animation while providing important environmental messages for all ages.
Irvine Park Railroad
1 Irvine Park Road
Irvine Park Railroad is a family entertainment center with lots of fun rides such as train rides, paddle boats, biking, pony rides, horse rides, and hiking. Also inside the park is The Orange County Zoo.