The Cougar Crest Trail starts at its own parking lot about 1/2 mile west of the Discovery Center. There is a trail that goes between both, so you could use the Discovery Center as an overflow lot (the CCTrail lot gets filled quickly on weekends).
"All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night, in the dusty recesses of their minds, awake in the day to find that it was vanity. But the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dreams with open eyes to make it reality."