Parks & Trails

Press Enter to show all options, press Tab go to next option

General Information

The City of Dana Point has 28 parks and over 11 miles of pedestrian and multi-use trails for its residents to enjoy. All parks and trails are open to the public between the hours of 6:00 am and 10:00 pm unless otherwise posted. When visiting our parks and trails, please be sure adhere to the following regulations:

  • Parks are open daily between the hours of 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Keep the park clean by depositing trash in the designated trash containers.
  • Fires are only allowed in BBQ’s and fire pits.
  • Alcoholic beverages are prohibited.
  • Defacing, damaging, or removal of any City equipment or property is prohibited.
  • Pets are allowed, on leash only, and responsible individuals must immediately clean up fecal matter deposited by their pet. Pets are not allowed on the Headlands Trail.
  • Motorized vehicle operation in designated areas only.
  • Skateboarding is prohibited.
  • No generators bounce houses or similar items causing noise.

Special usage of parks for weddings and large events, permits are required. Please call (949) 248-3512 or email DyAnne Weamire at for assistance. For information on renting a park, please call (949) 248-3534 or email Holly Martino at

For a PDF of all park locations and amenities click here.   

Click the image below to view a full size map of our parks and trail system. 

Parks & Trails


Parks & Trails

Click the links below for for more information about each individual park and hiking trail.

1. Bluff Top Trail and Park

2. Calle Paloma Parkette 

3. Chloe Luke Overlook

4. Coast Highway Protected Trail

5. Creekside Park

6. Crystal Cove Park

7. Dana Crest Park

8. Dana Hills School Sports Parks

9. Dana Point Harbor

10. Dana Point Preserve and Trails

11. Dana Woods Park

12. Del Obispo Park

13. Doheny State Beach

14. Harbor Point Conservation Park and Trails

15. Heritage Park

16. Hilltop Conservation Park and Trails

17. La Plaza Park

18. Lantern Bay Park

19. Lantern Village Community Park

20. Louise Leydon Park


21. Harry Otsubo Community Gardens

22. Palisades Gazebo Park

23. Pines Park

24. Salt Creek Beach Park

25. Salt Creek Bike Path

26. Not Used

27. San Juan Creek Trail

28. Sea Canyon Park

29. Sea Terrace Community Park

30. Sea View Park

31. Shipwreck Park

32. South Strands Conservation Park and Trail

33. Sunset Park

34. Sycamore Creek Park

35. Thunderbird Park

36. Veterans Memorial Park

37. Zephyr Park/Hobie Memorial


For more information about the parks and trails within the City of Dana Point please contact Al Jacobo at (949) 248-3555 or email at