Exercise trails, bird watching, fishing, walking, jogging, dog-walking, benches for relaxation, and restaurants are located near both lakes.
Huntington Lake and Talbert Lake ring the beauty of Huntington Central Park. Both lakes have exercise trails surrounding the perimeter for those that like to walk, jog, bike or dog-walk. Benches circle the edges of both lakes for anyone wanting to relax and enjoy the scenery. Fishing is permitted according to State Fish and Game Regulations, and anyone over age 16 is required to have a fishing license clearly visible.
Fish species include: channel catfish, largemouth bass, bluegill, crappie, rainbow trout, and carp. Channel catfish are stocked in the summer and rainbow trout are stocked in the winter. Catch and release is suggested for the bass. No boats or rafts are permitted on the lakes. However, model boats that operate by electricity, steam, or sail are permitted on Huntington Lake.
The Huntington Beach Fire Department conducts free home fire safety inspections for seniors. You can also get a free smoke detector with a 10 year battery and carbon monoxide detector installed. This free service is provided by Project SHIP senior home inspection program volunteers. You can schedule an appointment online or call 714-374-1615.