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Parks and nature in Orange County

Top parks

Park
“Beautiful little island. Walk around and enjoy the view! Check out Williams Patio for breakfast! ”
  • 114 locals recommend
Campground
“3.5 miles of coastline in its natural state between CDM and Laguna Beach. explore tidepools and sandy coves or stroll the beach. popular with swimmers, surfers and divers. hiking and bike trails also.”
  • 70 locals recommend
Park
“Large Woodsy Nature Walks. Pee Cocks Free Roaming, Bicycle & Other Recreation Rentals. Lake & Horseback Riding. Used to have Elephant Ride. Entrance Fee. Call for Details. ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Harbour / Marina
“Dana Point Harbor has some old mixed with the new built in the 1950s this Harbor served as a key focal point by the naval engineers once named Killer Dana for the 20 ft gigantic waves that were produced now what's left of the beautiful District where are plenty of tourists can walk and shop nearby at the local stores.”
  • 58 locals recommend
Zoo
“8-acre city park zoo features native Southwestern animals & plants, plus regular programs & events.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Park
“Huge park with a pond, ducks, soccer field, archery lessons and kid's playground.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“This is a free destination. Reach it by car, free parking and then cross over the bridge and go on the hiking trail. It is a marsh and bird sanctuary. It is amazing if you enjoy bird watching. Great Pictures! When the air is clear, this is also a great spot to see the mountain range from here.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“This locations has multiple paths some easier than others. Also allows bikes on some, not all of the paths. ”
  • 26 locals recommend

Playgrounds

Park
“Hours Mon - Fri 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM What a Fabulous GEM of a Spot & it's a Great OC Park to Relax, Unwind & get some Exercise! I Absolutely Love Nature, being Outdoors, and Moving my Feet! And I'm sad to admit, I really haven't taken Advantage of this Lovely, Tranquil & Scenic Park... Until recently, when I learned they have new Outside Pickleball Courts! This South Orange County Regional Park, has been accessible to the public, since 1973! You can't miss the Beautiful Tall Sycamore Trees, that are scattered throughout the park's 236 acres of Lush & nicely maintained Park Grounds! There are so many Awesome Trails for Walking, Running, Biking, Hiking Enthusiasts! ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Harbour / Marina
“Great place to catch a concert, moor your boat, rent a kayak www.newportdunes.com Tennis and Golfing ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Playground
“Just around the corner you can get in a good walk around the lake. Feed the ducks or just read a good book. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Playground
Park
“If you have children, this park has a lot of places for children to play. If you want to play ball, there are many courses in this park.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Playground
“Gibbs Park is located off of Graham St., between Warner and Heil in Huntington Beach, CA. It is widely known for it’s Butterfly Grove ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Playground
  • 1 local recommends
Park
“A park with a lot of recreational options. They have softball fields, handball courts, short hiking trails. They also have an actual FRISBEE GOLF course. So you can take your Frisbee and do a round of 9! Good cheap and fun activity!”
  • 2 locals recommend

Beaches

Beach
“One of the main landmarks of Huntington Beach, also known as "Surf City, USA", the pier is the center of the city's prominent beach culture. A popular meeting place for surfers. ”
  • 101 locals recommend
Pier
“Great place to go for food, exploring & you can join boat charters to Catalina Island, whale watching (seasonal), etc.”
  • 44 locals recommend
Pier
“Ready to get out for a stroll along the beach, some sight seeing, local food and drink...this is the spot!”
  • 25 locals recommend
Beach
“One of the best kept beaches in all of Southern California this gemstone lies on the border between Dana Point and Laguna Beach. If you're looking to get away from it all head on down to Salt Creek Beach where the grass is green and the sand is fine and you'll enjoy the waves sunshine and California tanning”
  • 53 locals recommend
Beach
“About an hour south of Los Angeles, Laguna Beach has a spectacular clifftop setting above some of the finest beaches in California. Outdoor enthusiasts can snorkel, scuba dive, body-surf, or hike the trails in nearby Laguna Coast Wilderness Park. A center for artists, there are a number of special events and festivals, such as the Sawdust Art Festival, Festival of Arts/Pageant of the Masters, Art-A-Fair and Plein Air Painting Invitational. The Laguna Art Museum focuses on California artists. Window shoppers and collectors will enjoy strolling the village’s quaint streets, as well as visiting galleries spotted along Pacific Coast Highway. Show less ”
  • 273 locals recommend
Beach
“Beautiful homes, and beautiful views. Take a hike down to big corona beach, or watch the sunset from the vista - charming town to stroll or enjoy the weekly farmers market. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Beach
“As an extension of Main Street, the Huntington Beach Pier is its own destination. Free of charge, you can enjoy spectacular views of the sunset, commune with the dolphins that frequent the end of the pier, eat a 50's style meal at Ruby's and buy HB Branded gear in the Huntington Beach Store a quarter ways up the pier. There are bathrooms but they are generally nasty! If you are a guy, no problem. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Beach
“This is known for all of its art galleries. If you like art, go! Also, during the summer there is a sawdust festival and "pageant of the Masters" Amazing!”
  • 11 locals recommend

Trails

Trail
“A quaint walk through nature in the middle of the city. There are ponds with turtles and many areas canopied with trees (great trees for climbing if going with kiddos).”
  • 41 locals recommend
Park
“Good hikes and picnic spot, and you can enjoy the trees covered fairytale drive on the way to O'Neil park. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Trail
“This is my favorite hike in all of OC. Enjoy but make sure you take a bottle of water”
  • 7 locals recommend
Trail
“Great quiet hiking trail. Bring a hat, it's not completely shaded. Sometimes we are lucky and can see a family of deers roaming around us. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Trail
“Two miles away is this incredible beautiful park where for $5 you can hike for miles. The trails also lead into the Chino Regional Park so you can visit the two parks without leaving the area. The interpreters at the Discovery Center are very friendly and informative.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Trail
“Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve, east side of PCH from Warner to Seapoint Avenue. Walk the five miles of trails at Bolsa Chica and look out across the wetland. Free tours.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Trail
“This walking trail offers unbelievable panoramic views of the entire coast.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Park
  • 1 local recommends