Laguna Niguel is a 14.72 square mile planned community in South Orange County, California. It is surrounded by the cities of Aliso Viejo, Dana Point, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Mission Viejo and San Juan Capistrano. The city’s Crown Valley Community Park serves as the center for the City’s recreational programs and activities. With it’s community pool, outdoor amphitheater and 18 acre Niguel Botanical Preserve, it attracts over 240,000 people annually for it’s many events and programs. Laguna Niguel is served by the Capistrano Valley School District and homes many great elementary, middle and high schools.
Parks and Open Space
Laguna Niguel is known throughout Orange County for its extensive park and trail system. Over one-third of Laguna Niguel is public open space, a legacy of the original 1959 Gruen plan, and is divided between 31 city parks and 4 county parks. Laguna Niguel’s major roads are designated as “scenic highways” within landscape corridors, which includes parks, decorative medians, and grade-separated recreational paths. The 227-acre Laguna Niguel Regional Park is centrally located and includes an extensive trail network, ball courts and Laguna Niguel Lake, a popular fishing and boating venue.
Laguna Niguel Communities
Laguna Niguel is home to many upscale neighborhoods including Bear Brand Ranch, El Niguel Heights and Golf Course, Ocean Ranch, Laguna Crest, Laguna Sur. Coronado Pointe, South Peak, Crest de Ville, Niguel Coast, Palmilla, Beacon Hill, and Monarch Point, which offer city, canyon, and ocean views.