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City Beaches and Trailheads Closed

In response to community concerns, the City has implemented the following outdoor recreational closures:

  • All volleyball and basketball courts have been closed citywide, including Main Beach.
  • All children’s playground areas have been closed citywide, including the playground areas at Main Beach, Alta Laguna city park, and Bluebird city park.
  • All tennis courts have been closed citywide.
  • The community pool at LBHS has been closed.
  • All city beaches are closed. City beaches start at Treasure Island adjacent to the Montage and continue north to Irvine Cove. The city beaches are closed to everyone, including residents.
  • The following city parks are closed: Main Beach city park, Heisler city park, and Treasure Island city park. Those three city parks are closed to everyone, including residents.
  • The restrooms at Main Beach, Heisler Park, and Treasure Island are closed.
  • All trailheads and entrances to trails in the wilderness areas are closed. (although the county wilderness parks remain open).
  • The parking lots for the county wilderness parks located along Laguna Canyon Road (Nix Nature Center, James Dilley, Willow, Big Bend) are closed; however, the county wilderness parks remain open.
  • The private beaches at Three Arch Bay are closed.
  • The Fire Road is closed to the public, including residents. Authorized public employees still have access.
  • Parking on Alta Laguna Boulevard between Park Avenue and the Alta Laguna extension cul-de-sac is prohibited until further notice, except for residents that have valid city parking permits.
  • The lower Treasure Island city parking garage off of Wesley adjacent to the Montage is closed.
  • Aliso Beach parking lots are closed (both east and west).

What remains open:

  • County beaches in South Laguna remain open; however, the parking lots at Aliso Beach are closed and the pedestrian access pathways at Aliso Beach, West Street, Tablerock, and Thousand Steps beaches are closed. The restrooms at Aliso Beach and Thousand Steps are also closed. But if people somehow get onto the sand, the actual sandy beaches are still open during the regular public hours.
  • All City parks (except Main Beach park, Heisler park, and Treasure Island park) remain open provided people social distance at least 6 feet.
  • County wilderness parks and trails remain open provided people social distance at least 6 feet (however the entrances to those trails and wilderness areas will be closed). County wilderness parks adjacent to the City include Laguna Coast Wilderness Park and Aliso & Wood Canyons Wilderness Park. The county parking lots and restrooms for those wilderness parks are closed.
  • The Dog Park in Laguna Canyon remains open (however it will close when it rains).