O'Neill Regional Park Campground

Orange County


O'Neill Regional Park


O'Neill Regional Park campground, Orange County, CA

O'Neill Regional Park Campground

Orange County
Attractions and Activities

Orange County is known for its many great recreation areas and attractions. Campers at O'Neill Regional Park Campground are only a short drive from many of these favorite destinations.


O'Neill Regional Park Campground Regulations

  1. Fires are only permitted in provided fire enclosures.
  2. Quiet Hours run from 10:00 PM to 7:00 AM.
  3. Pets are not allowed in the park.
  4. Only two tents are permitted per site.
  5. Alcohol is not permitted in the park.

O'Neill Regional Park Campground

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.

O'Neill Regional Park Campground Basics
O'Neill Regional Park Campground Location: 30892 Trabuco Canyon Road, Trabuco Canyon
Elevation: 930 feet
Mileage from Gateway City: San Juan Capistrano - 30 miles
Orange - 32 miles
Los Angeles - 62 miles
Number of Campsites: 79
Open - Closed: open year-round
Max. People per Site: 8 (including children)
Vehicles per Site: 2 vehicles
Fee includes motorized vehicle and one towed non-motorized vehicle
$5 per night for a second motorized vehicle
Pets: On leash, always attended, but not allowed in wilderness areas
Orange County Parks: (949) 923-2210

O'Neill Regional Park Campground Reservations
Reservations: reservations available online, at least 2 days prior to arrival date
Maximum Length of Stay: 14 days within any 30-day period
Maximum RV/Trailer Length: no limit
Wheelchair Accessible Sites: Some campsites and facilities are accessible
Fees: Standard campsite: $20 per night
Discount for seniors 60+ and disabled
Campground Map: O'Neill Regional Park Campground Map
Reservations: Campground Reservations
Check-in, check-out: 2:00 PM, Noon

O'Neill Regional Park Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic tables, BBQs, fire rings, no hook-ups
Campground: Restrooms with flush toilets, piped water, amphitheater
Showers: Yes, free!
Dump station: Yes
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.

Accessible Sites

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, Orange County, CA

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, O'Neill Regional Park, Orange County, CA

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

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