O'Neill Regional Park Campground, known as Arroyo Campground, is surrounded by 4,500 acres of parkland in Trabuco and Live Oak canyons. Operated by Orange County Parks, O'Neill Regional Park is 30 miles northeast of San Juan Capistrano. While the surrounding hills are covered with cactus, sage, and wild buckwheat, the park is wooded with live oak and sycamore. A pair of seasonal creeks wind though the park. Visitors enjoy picnicking, hiking, cycling, and horseback riding.
O'Neill Regional Park Campground (Arroyo Campground) offers 79 campsites for RVs, trailers, and tents. The park also has 8 Group Campsites and an Equestrian Campground. Groups of 17 or more must choose a group campsite.
Restrooms with flush toilets, piped water, amphitheater
Attractions near O'Neill Regional Park Campground:
Explore the many trails for hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding. Hike up to 1,482-foot Vista Point. Children have fun at the playground. Play a round of horseshoes. Participate in campfire programs and ranger-led hikes. Tour the park's nature center.
General Camping Information
Not all campsites can accommodate trailers or RVs of all lengths. Check carefully on the reservation site when you make your reservation to be sure your vehicle will fit your campsite.
Designated Accessible sites are usually reserved for people with disabilities who have a vehicle displaying an accessible parking placard or license plate.
O'Neill Regional Park Group Campground
Group Campsites at O'Neill Regional Park Campground
O'Neill Regional Park offers two group tent camping areas: Sycamore Flats Group Area with 4 sites and Hickey Creek Group Area with 4 sites. Each group site can accommodate up to 50 people and 20 vehicles, but the size and number of fire pits and BBQs varies slightly for each site. Check the reservation website (above) for details. It is possible to reserve the entire Sycamore Flats or Hickey Creek areas.
Fees: Sycamore Flats sites: A or B - $120, C - $150, D - $400
Hickey Creek - 1, 2, and 3 - $240, 4 - $150
Organized youth groups are about half price at most sites.
Reservations: (949) 923-2260.
Harmon Equestrian Area
Harmon Equestrian Area
Harmon Equestrian Area contains 5 campsites for campers with horses. Facilities are similar to standard campsites. At least one corral is provided for each campsite. Site #1 is the largest in the equestrian area with seven corrals and room for several vehicles. A public arena is available.
Fees: $20 per night (discounts for seniors and disabled persons)
Horses - $3 per night
Reservations: Orange County Parks Campground Reservations