Best lakes in Coastal Orange County

Check out the top lakes in Coastal Orange County, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. TeWinkle Park
1. TeWinkle Park
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8 local reviews
970 Arlington Dr, Costa Mesa
+1 714-754-5300
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Jaime
This 49-acre park with a lake offers play areas, ball fields, tennis courts & picnic shelters.
1. TeWinkle Park
1. TeWinkle Park
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8 local reviews
970 Arlington Dr, Costa Mesa
+1 714-754-5300
Jaime
Jaime
This 49-acre park with a lake offers play areas, ball fields, tennis courts & picnic shelters.
2. Mason Park
2. Mason Park
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6 local reviews
18712 University Drive, Irvine
Closed · Opens Sunday 7:00 AM
+1 949-923-2220
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William
A wonderful regional park that is within 5-min walking distance to my humble abode, it has a good running…
Tiffany
It has a huge lake with lots ducks and turtles, Kids Playgrounds
2. Mason Park
2. Mason Park
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6 local reviews
18712 University Drive, Irvine
Closed · Opens Sunday 7:00 AM
+1 949-923-2220
William
William
A wonderful regional park that is within 5-min walking distance to my humble abode, it has a good running trail, a big lake with many ducks,…
Tiffany
Tiffany
It has a huge lake with lots ducks and turtles, Kids Playgrounds
3. Laguna Niguel Regional Park
3. Laguna Niguel Regional Park
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7 local reviews
28241 La Paz Road, Laguna Niguel
Closed · Opens Sunday 7:00 AM
+1 949-923-2240
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Taraneh
Large nature park with walking trails around Laguna Niguel Lake. Activities include BBQ's, Fishing, Hiking or…
Bernadette
Walk to the Lake and park. Fish or rent paddle boats
Sharon
Beautiful lake, fishing, rentals
3. Laguna Niguel Regional Park
3. Laguna Niguel Regional Park
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7 local reviews
28241 La Paz Road, Laguna Niguel
Closed · Opens Sunday 7:00 AM
+1 949-923-2240
Taraneh
Taraneh
Large nature park with walking trails around Laguna Niguel Lake. Activities include BBQ's, Fishing, Hiking or just take in the nature…
Bernadette
Bernadette
Walk to the Lake and park. Fish or rent paddle boats
Sharon
Sharon
Beautiful lake, fishing, rentals
4. Lake Mission Viejo
4. Lake Mission Viejo
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4 local reviews
Lake Mission Viejo, Mission Viejo
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Caitlin
There is a 3.1 mile loop around the lake for walking, biking, or running. A couple really pretty spots! Park…
Tracey
Private lake. Boat, kayak & SUP rentals. Outdoor concerts, movies and other events each summer.
Jessica
Perfect for a jog, walk around the lake, having a coffee, etc.
4. Lake Mission Viejo
4. Lake Mission Viejo
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4 local reviews
Lake Mission Viejo, Mission Viejo
Caitlin
Caitlin
There is a 3.1 mile loop around the lake for walking, biking, or running. A couple really pretty spots! Park at Bagels & Brew.
Tracey
Tracey
Private lake. Boat, kayak & SUP rentals. Outdoor concerts, movies and other events each summer.
Jessica
Jessica
Perfect for a jog, walk around the lake, having a coffee, etc.
5. Carmelita's Kitchen
5. Carmelita's Kitchen
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4 local reviews
31441 Santa Margarita Pkwy, Rancho Santa Margarita
Closed · Opens Sunday 11:00 AM
+1 949-709-7600
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Genevieve
Great place to have a relaxing dinner on the lake and a 15 min walk or 5 min drive.
Downs
Upscale Mexican food with a nice view of the lake in Rancho Santa Margarita.
Sofia & Ed
Nice view of RSM lake and good food Ask for Patio Seating
5. Carmelita's Kitchen
5. Carmelita's Kitchen
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4 local reviews
31441 Santa Margarita Pkwy, Rancho Santa Margarita
Closed · Opens Sunday 11:00 AM
+1 949-709-7600
Genevieve
Genevieve
Great place to have a relaxing dinner on the lake and a 15 min walk or 5 min drive.
Downs
Downs
Upscale Mexican food with a nice view of the lake in Rancho Santa Margarita.
Sofia & Ed
Sofia & Ed
Nice view of RSM lake and good food Ask for Patio Seating
6. 20 Lake Rd
6. 20 Lake Rd
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3 local reviews
20 Lake Rd, Irvine
Street address
Ruiwen
A tranquil spot favored by the locals, where you can take a relaxing stroll with ducks and birds walking…
6. 20 Lake Rd
6. 20 Lake Rd
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3 local reviews
20 Lake Rd, Irvine
Ruiwen
Ruiwen
A tranquil spot favored by the locals, where you can take a relaxing stroll with ducks and birds walking around, and enjoy the lake view.
7. Rancho Santa Margarita Lake
7. Rancho Santa Margarita Lake
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3 local reviews
Rancho Santa Margarita Lake, Rancho Santa Margarita
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Beautiful lake surrounded by geese, ducks, and turtles; Popular with joggers and occasional fisherman. The…
Migdalia
Clean and peaceful. 1 mile around the lake great for morning workouts or runs.
7. Rancho Santa Margarita Lake
7. Rancho Santa Margarita Lake
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3 local reviews
Rancho Santa Margarita Lake, Rancho Santa Margarita
Chris
Beautiful lake surrounded by geese, ducks, and turtles; Popular with joggers and occasional fisherman. The sites are breathtaking - bring a…
Migdalia
Migdalia
Clean and peaceful. 1 mile around the lake great for morning workouts or runs.
8. Woodbridge
8. Woodbridge
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2 local reviews
Woodbridge, Irvine
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Patrick / Joy
There are Beautiful South lake and North lake. Take a walk on Bridge, feeling very nice. On summer you can…
8. Woodbridge
8. Woodbridge
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2 local reviews
Woodbridge, Irvine
Patrick / Joy
Patrick / Joy
There are Beautiful South lake and North lake. Take a walk on Bridge, feeling very nice. On summer you can saling and boating on lake.