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Laguna Niguel Links

Laguna Niguel resides in a hilly basin surrounded with canyons and ocean views, sitting near the southern end of the San Joaquin Hills. Over one-third of Laguna Niguel is designated as open space.  

 

Shop Smart. Shop Local. 

 

Laguna Niguel homeowners prefer to shop smart and shop local with over 23 shopping centers around Laguna Niguel.  

Want to try sushi or pizza, watch a movie or spend time being pampered, The Centers of Laguna Niguel caters to all your desires.  There are over 100 shops in the 3 shopping plazas of Rancho Niguel, Moulton Niguel Plaza and Laguna Niguel Town Center which comprise The Centers shopping experience.  Visit The Centers and see what Laguna Niguel has for shopping smart and local.
 
Plaza_De_La_PazPlaza de la Paz serves Laguna Niguel home owners by providing a unique shopping experience with a wide range of homeowner goods and service.  Whether you are searching for the local Home Depot or Sprouts Grocery store, or a quick bite to eat at a local restaurant; you can find the store at Plaza de la Paz.

Not interested in driving all over town, remember to shop smart by shopping local and choosing to visit one of the 45 restaurants, home stores, specialty shops, medical professionals and countless other services when you need that quick item or a break from the business of your day. Visit the Laguna Niguel plaza on Sundays from 9 to 1 PM for a Farmer’s Market.

Visit Plaza de la Paz and see alll that Laguna Niguel has to offer when shopping smart and local.
  

 

 


 

Laguna Niguel Parks

Laguna Niguel Regional Park

Hannah_8_045Laguna Niguel Regional Park is a beautiful 236 acre parkland which surrounds a 44 acre lake, which is regularly stocked with catfish, bass and blue gill and trout during the winter months only. The park grounds include picnic areas equipped with covered picnic gazebos, tables and barbecue stoves and electrical outlets. Enjoy a concert or a play in the park’s amphitheater provided by community organizations.

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Laguna Niguel Park activities include horseshoe pits, a par course along the parks two mile jogging trail, two sand volleyball courts and four lighted tennis courts. Kite Hill offers excellent conditions for remote control glider operations. Bicycle and equestrian trails meander throughout the park.

Map and hours courtesy of Laguna Niguel Regional Park website

Laguna Niguel Park Vicinity Map
28241 La Paz Road
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
(949)923-2240

To reach the park, take the Santa Ana Freeway (5) to the La Paz Road off ramp. Head west four miles to the park entrance.

Open: Fall – Winter Hours, 6 a.m to 6 p.m.
Open: Spring – Summer Hours, 6 a.m to 9 p.m.
Office: Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Fishing hours for Lake Concessionaire:
Weekend Hours: 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Weekday Hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  

 

Crown Valley Community Park
 

Hannah_8_025Crown Valley Community Park serves as the center for Laguna Niguel recreational programs and activities. Spend a summer day swimming in the pool or playing with the kids the tot lot or the wading pool. If you delight in outdoor sports, Crown Valley Community park offers a variety of activities from playing a game of baseball or soccer to walking or riding the many bike trails throughout the park.  Once you build up your appetite refresh with a picnic at one of the 30 picnic tables or 7 barbecue areas.  Relax in an evening under the stars as you listen to a concert in the outdoor amphitheater during the summer concert series offered free from the city of Laguna Niguel.  Bring a blanket and delight in a picnic dinner under the stars. 

 

Hannah_8_035Interested in flowers?  The Niguel Botanical Preserve is an 18-acre botanical garden located within Crown Valley Community Park in the City of Laguna Niguel.  Stroll along pathways as you gaze over the local flowers and plants maintained by a volunteer group since 1981.

For more information visit Laguna Niguel Regional Park

Location & Contact Information
29751 Crown Valley Parkway
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Tel: (949) 425-5100
Fax: (949) 249-1115
EmailHours
Monday – Thursday 7:30am-5:30pm

Friday 8:00am-5:00pm

 

 

Aliso and Wood Canyon Wilderness Park
 
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Come for a day of
hiking or bicycling along the many 30 miles of trails through the park.  The trails elevation can change over 600 feet so be sure to dress appropriately for the changes in temperature.  If you want to bring your dog along for a run, a number of trails permit leashed dogs including the wonderful Aliso Creek Bike Trail and the West Ridge Trail.  Stop by the park office or at the entrance of the hiking trails to pick up your map.

Click here for a map of the parks hiking trails.

Interested in geology?  Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park features many interesting geological formations within the northeastern area of the park.   One of the historic landmarks in the park is Dripping “Robbers” Cave which6_Laguna_Niguel_lake was used as a temporary refuge by the infamous Juan Flores “gang” as a hide-out during their stagecoach robbery heists.  The gangs disappeared along with the stagecoaches and today the name comes from the rainwater dripping in the cave onto the sandstone rock.

Aliso And Wood Canyons Wilderness Park
28373 Alicia Parkway
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
(949)923-2200

alisowood@ocparks.com

 


 

Capistrano Unified Schools

Capistrano Unified School District

 

Laguna Niguel homeowners are served by the Capistrano Unified School District.  The schools pride themselves on succeeding in their motto of “creating an educational environment where all students are accepted challenged, successful and stimulated to become responsible life-long learners.”   

Laguna Niguel has 7 elementary schools and 1 middle school for students to attend including the prestigious National Blue Ribbon Award for George White Elementary.  The local high schools of Dana Hills and Aliso Niguel also were National Blue Ribbons Award winners and deliver outstanding education to Laguna Niguel students.   

Saddleback College, a community college located within a few miles of Laguna Niguel, provides college opportunities for over 20,000 students

 

Elementary Schools

Crown Valley Elementary School Laguna Niguel Elementary School
George White Elementary School Marian Bergeson Elementary School
Hidden Hills Elementary School Moulton Elementary School
John Malcom Elementary School

 



Middle and High Schools

Aliso Viejo Middle School Aliso Niguel High School
Niguel Hills Middle School  Dana Hills High School


Come and live where the rest of the world vacations in Laguna Niguel California

 SHOPPING
CITY Website PHONE #
Carlsbad Outlets Carlsbad www.premiumoutlets.com 760-804-9000
Metro Pointe Costa Mesa www.metropointe.com 714-481-5009
South Coast Plaza Costa Mesa www.southcoastplaza.com 800-782-8888
5 Points Plaza Huntington Beach www.5pointsplaza.com 714-841-0036
Irvine Spectrum Center Irvine www.irvinespectrumcenter.com 949-753-5180
Laguna Hills Mall Laguna Hills www.simon.com 949-586-8282
Plaza de la Paz Laguna Niguel www.plazadelapz.com 949-831-5158
Kaleidoscope Center Mission Viejo www.shopkaleidoscope.com 949-582-1948
The Shops at MV Mission Viejo www.simon.com 949-364-1771
Fashion Island Newport Beach www.shopfashionisland.com 949-721-2000
The Block at Orange Orange www.theblockatorange.com 714-769-4001
Tustin Marketplace Tustin www.shopthemarketplace.com 714-730-4124
Bella Terra Huntington Beach www.bellaterra-hb.com 714-897-2533
Downtown Disney
Anaheim www.downtowndisney.com 714-781-3463
Lab Anti-Mall Costa Mesa www.thelab.com 714-966-6661
Metro Pointe SC
Costa Mesa www.metropointe.com 714-481-5000
Old Towne Orange Orange www.oldtownorange.net 714-898-1503

 


 

GOLF COURSES AREA SERVED WEBSITE PHONE #
Aliso Creek Golf Club Laguna Beach www.alisocreekinn.com/golf-golf-resort.asp 949-499-1919
Aliso Viejo Golf Club Aliso Viejo www.alisogolf.com 949-598-9200
Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club Mission Viejo www.golfcourse.com 949-305-5100
Casta Del Sol Mission Viejo www.directorygolf.com 949-581-0940
El Toro Golf Course Irvine www.directorygolf.com 949-726-2577
Monarch Beach Golf Links Dana Point www.monarchbeachgolf.com 949-240-8247
Newport Beach Golf Course Newport Beach www.npbgolf.com 949-852-8681
Oak Creek Golf Club Irvine www.oakcreekgolfclub.com 949-653-5300
Pelican Hill Golf Club Newport Coast www.pelicanhill.com
Rancho San Joaquin Golf Club Irvine www.directoryofgolf.com 949-786-5522
San Juan Hills Country Club San Juan Capistrano www.sanjuanhillsgolf.com 949-493-1167
San Clemente Shorecliffs San Clemente www.directoryofgolf.com 949-492-1177
San Clemente Municipal Golf
San Clemente www.directoryofgolf.com 949-361-8384
Strawberry Farms Golf Club Irvine www.strawberryfarmsgolf.com 949-551-1811
Talega Golf Club San Clemente www.talegagolfclub.com 949-369-6226
Tijeras Creek Golf Club Rancho Sta Margarita www.tijerascreek.com 949-589-9793
Tustin Ranch Golf Club Tustin www.tustinranchgolf.com 714-730-1611

 


 

BEACHES AND PARKS AREA SERVED
WEBSITE PHONE #
OC Beaches and Harbors Orange County www.ocparks.com 714-834-2400
CA State Parks California www.parks.ca.gov 949-492-0802
National Park Service United States www.nps.gov 619-557-5450
Irvine Regional Park Irvine www.ocparks.com/irvinepark 714-973-6835
Mason Regional Park Irvine www.ocparks.com/masonpark 949-923-2220
Whiting RancWilderness 
Trabuco Canyon www.ocparks.com/whitingranch 949-923-2245
O’Neill Regional Park Trabuco Canyon www.ocparks.com/oneillpark 949-923-2260
T.F. Riley Wilderness Park Coto De Caza www.ocparks.com/rileypark 949-923-2265
Crystal Cove Park Laguna Beach www.crystalcovestatepark.com 949-494-3539
Laguna Coast Wilderness
Laguna Beach www.ocparks,com/lagunacoast 949-923-2235
Aliso / Wood Canyon Laguna Niguel www.ocparks.com/alisoandwoodcanyons 949-923-2200
County Park Passes Orange County www.ocparks.com/fees 714-973-6855
State Park Passes California www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=737 800-444-7275
Beach Closure Hotline www.ocbeachinfo.com/beach.htm 714-443-6400
Dana Point Harbor Info www.danapointharbor.com 949-923-2255

 


 

DAY TRIPS WEBSITE
A Great Escape Balloon Adventure www.hotairtours.com
Above the Wine Country Ballooning www.balloontours.com
Air Combat, USA, Inc. – Fighter Pilot for the Day www.aircombatusa.com
Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort www.alisal.com
Aquarium of The Pacific www.aquariumofpacific.org
Balboa Park – Landscape Art and Culture www.balboapark.com
Big Bear – A Breath of Fresh Air www.bigbear.com
Casinos of So. California www.casenet.com/concert/casinoinfo.htm
Catalina Island www.catalina.com
Dana Point Whale Watching www.danapointwhalewatching.com
Death Valley National Park www.nps.gov/deva
Real Racing Experience – Indoor Kart Racing www.dromo1.com
Fun Places in So. California www.socalfunplaces.com
Gondola Rides www.caladventures.com/GondolaRomance.htm
Hang Gliding www.flytorrey.com
Hearst Castle – Monument www.hearst-castle.org
La Brea Tar Pits www.tarpits.org
Lake Arrowhead www.lakearrowhead.net
Lake Havasu www.golakehavasu.com
Las Vegas – 1 hr. Flight or 6 Hour Drive from OC! www.vegas.com
Laughlin – Gambling and Water Sports www.laughlinchamber.com/Transportation.asp
Mammoth Mountain www.mammothmountain.com
Peterson Automotive Museum – 100 yrs. worth www.petersen.org
Pismo Beach www.pismosunset.org
San Diego Auto Museum www.sdautomuseum.org
San Diego Harbor Excursions www.sdhe.com
San Diego Trolley Tours I www.transitrider.com/ca.sandiego/sdtrolley.cfm
San Diego Trolley Tours II www.sdcommunte.com
Skydiving and Simulation www.skydiveperris.com
Solvang – The Danish Capital of America www.solvangusa.com
Sportfishing www.danawarfsportfishing.com
Temecula Valley www.trmeculacvb.com
Temecula Wine Country www.winecountry.com/regions/temecula
Wine Shuttle www.gogrape.com/temecula

 


 

 

CITY INFO WEBSITE CITY HALL PHONE #
RECREATION DEPT.
Aliso Viejo www.ci.aliso-viejo.ca.us 949-425-2500 949-362-5890
Corona del Mar/Newport www.city.newport-beach.ca.us 949-644-3309 949-644-3151
Costa Mesa www.ci.costa-mesa.ca.us 714-754-5285 714-754-5300
Dana Point www.danapoint.org 949-248-3500 949-248-3530
Irvine www.ci.irvine.ca.us 949-724-6000 949-724-6600
Laguna Beach www.lagunabeachcity.net 949-497-3311 949-497-0718
Laguna Hills www.ci.laguna-hills.ca.us 949-707-2600 949-707-2600
Laguna Niguel www.ci.laguna-niguel.ca.us 949-362-4300 949-425-5100
Laguna Woods www.lagunawoodscity.org 949-639-0500 949-639-0500
Lake Forest-Foothill www.ci.lake-forest.ca.us 949-461-3400 9849-461-3450
Mission Viejo www.ci.mission-viejo.camus 949-470-3000 949-470-3061
Rancho Sta. Margarita www.cityofrsm.org 949-635-1800 949-858-1390
San Clemente www.ci.san-clemente.ca.us 949-361-8200 949-361-8264
San Juan Capistrano www.sanjuancapistrano.org 949-493-1171 949-493-5911
Trabuco Canyon Bos.ocgov.com/Fifth 714-834-5400 714-768-0981
Tustin www.tustinca.org 714-573-3000 714-573-3326