There is always something happening here at Mission Trails Regional Park, whether it’s guided nature hikes or an engaging lecture from a local expert, there is something for everyone.
Trail Tykes: A Program for Little Explorers
Join us in and around the Visitor Center and on nearby trails a fun nature-filled morning for your little ones! This program is for children 2-5 years old and includes story time, and a craft, and/or a short guided walk on a nearby trail. This free program for children and their families takes place at the Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor Center every second and fourth Sunday and Monday of the month. Each event runs approximately one hour, and each session can accommodate up to 30 children.
The “Re-wild” Garden Concept: A Case History with Mike Evans
Join us for a talk with Mike Evans at the Visitor Center to learn what it means to build a natural garden that is beautiful, sustainable, and functional, and how to do it.
Mike Evans is the founder and president of Tree of Life Nursery (TOLN) in San Juan Capistrano and has produced and sold California native plants for 45 years. TOLN is the largest native plant supplier in California and promotes a style of authentic horticulture, specifically the concept of appropriate landscaping with native California plants.
MTRP Visitor Center Film Program
Support Mission Trails by watching a movie? Yes, please! Did you know that the Mission Trails Regional Park (MTRP) Visitor Center is equipped with a comfortable 94-seat theater. Each month, the nonprofit MTRP Foundation will host multiple screenings of an educational documentary for a ticket price of $8. Learn something new and enjoy visually stunning films while supporting the park. Get tickets.
This public programming is organized and presented by the nonprofit Mission Trails Regional Park Foundation and made possible thanks to the generosity of MTRP Foundation donors.