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Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Thu Jun 30 2016   Later Dates


Tri-City Regional Park is located on the site of the former Tuffree Reservoir built in the 1870s to provide irrigation water for local farms. Urban development in the 1950s and 1960s led to a reduction of the agriculture in the area and a greatly diminished need for the reservoir. In the mid-1970s, the cities of Placentia, Brea and Fullerton created the Tri-City Park Authority to develop the reservoir and adjacent land into a public park known as Tri-City Park. In 2013, at the request of the Authority, the park was transferred to the County of Orange for inclusion into the County’s regional park system. The County now operates the park as Tri-City Regional Park.

The 40-acre park is located in the City of Placentia and is bordered on two sides by the City of Fullerton and is within a quarter-mile of the City of Brea's border. The park includes a three-acre lake and 3 reservable picnic shelters. The park provides a variety of recreational opportunities, including bicycling and walking, model sail boating and fishing. The park also has a children’s playground suitable for ages 5-12.


The lake is stocked with fish by California Department of Fish and Wildlife. A California fishing license is required for persons 16 years and older to fish at the lake. Launching of model radio-controlled sailboats is also permitted on the lake.


In addition to the numerous resident ducks and geese the park is a wildlife sanctuary and the lake is used by many annual migratory waterfowl. This makes the park a very popular bird watching destination.


Three picnic shelters provide shade with tables and barbecues. In addition there are several picnic tables and park benches scattered throughout the park.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Barbeques (charcoal briquettes)
  • Biking
  • Dogs Permitted
  • Family Picnic Area
  • Fishing
  • Fitness / Par Course
  • Model Sail Boating
  • Parking
  • Playground / Suitable for ages 5-12
  • Private Party Area
  • Restrooms
  • Shelters
  • Tables
Alerts and Important Information
Caterers and costumed characters are allowed with valid Orange County Public Property permit. NO JUMPERS PERMITTED.

All OC Parks rules and regulations are in effect. For a complete list of all County Orange County Codified Ordinances please visit the OC Parks website at ocparks.com.

Nails, screws, staples, push pins, or other piercing items may not be used to affix decorations to any trees, shelter or park structure, or tables. Tape, string, or ribbon may be used. Decorations cannot be affixed to signs, sign posts, or strung between trees. Message Boards are provided within the park to affix personal signs or messages.

For more information please visit ocparks.com or call the main office located at Craig Regional Park, 3300 State College Blvd., Fullerton, CA 92835 at 714-973-3180.

  • Parking Fees: $3 per day (Parking fees are not being collected at this time.)
    Park Rules:
  • Possession and / or consumption of intoxicants prohibited.
  • Possession of firearms or weapons is prohibited.
  • Park only in designated areas.
  • A speed limit of 10 MPH enforced at all times.
  • Vehicle operations restricted to designated roads.
  • Swimming or wading in creek or lake is prohibited.
  • Dogs must be restrained by a leash at all times (6ft. maximum).
  • Fires are permitted only in BBQ's and approved camp stoves.
  • Roller-skating is permitted in designated areas only.
  • Bicycling is permitted on the paved and dirt trails only. Riders under 18 must wear a bicycle helmet.
  • The park depends on visitors to protect all wildlife, vegetation, features and improvements.
  • State fishing license required for visitors 16 years of age and older.
  • No watercraft allowed on lakes, except model sailboats.
  • No harassing the animals. This includes teasing, baiting or throwing objects, etc.
  • No hunting or collecting plants or wildlife allowed.
  • Skateboarding is not permitted.
  • No feeding the animals, including ducks and geese.

Getting There:


Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

2301 N Kraemer Blvd
Placentia  CA  92870

Phone Number:

Information:  (714)973-3180
All Mail and Information goes to: Craig Regional Park

3300 State College Blvd.


CA 92835