Newport Beach, CA Trails and Parks

Newport Beach has 37 trails in the vicinity, including 22 hiking trails and 15 for mountain biking. These trails range from 0.3 to 22 miles in length. The most popular trails are Deer Canyon Loop, El Moro Canyon/ Crystal Cove State Park Trail and Huntington and Bolsa Chica State Beaches - Huntington Beach Trail. Trails.com member William K. recently completed Deer Canyon Loop.
  • Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve

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    Newport Beach, CA

    Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve is a 142-acre upland habitat adjacent to the Upper Newport Bay Ecological Preserve. The nature preserve is on the north and northwest end of the upper bay, ...
    •  30 minutes
    •  1 miles
    •  Guide

    Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve is a 142-acre upland habitat adjacent to the Upper Newport Bay Ecological Preserve. The ...

  • Nix Nature Center Shuttle Ride

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    Newport Beach, CA

    This ride begins at the Nix Nature Center in Laguna Canyon and ends at Shaw’s Cove in north Laguna Beach. Optionally, you may also loop back to the Nix Nature Center. Follow the Stage Coach Trail, ...
    •  1.25–2 hours
    •  9.9 miles
    •  Guide

    This ride begins at the Nix Nature Center in Laguna Canyon and ends at Shaw’s Cove in north Laguna Beach. Optionally, you ...

  • El Morro Canyon Loop Trail

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    Newport Beach, CA

    The ride begins near the mouth of El Morro Canyon and follows the canyon to its terminus just above the San Joaquin Tollway. From the back of the canyon, a short jaunt on the Missing Link Trail ...
    •  1–1.5 hours
    •  8.9 miles
    •  Guide

    The ride begins near the mouth of El Morro Canyon and follows the canyon to its terminus just above the San Joaquin Tollway. ...

  • Newport Beach

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    Newport Beach, CA

    Newport Beach is startling to the southbound traveler who has just left the concrete, asphalt, and smog of Los Angeles. The first impression is of how green the city is. That’s the color of money. ...
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    Newport Beach is startling to the southbound traveler who has just left the concrete, asphalt, and smog of Los Angeles. The ...

  • Circle Newport Bay

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    Newport Beach, CA

    Circle Newport Bay is a compact 9.9-mile road ride, suitable for families, that traces the perimeter of Upper Newport Bay, with a slight deviation at the bay’s southern end. Any portion of ...
    •  9.9 miles
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    Circle Newport Bay is a compact 9.9-mile road ride, suitable for families, that traces the perimeter of Upper Newport Bay, ...

  • Fairview-Talbert Nature Spin

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    Newport Beach, CA

    The Fairview-Talbert Nature Spin is a short mountain bike ride, suitable for beginners, in Fairview Park, Talbert Nature Preserve, and Talbert Regional Park in Costa Mesa. The two parks and ...
    •  6.2 miles
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    The Fairview-Talbert Nature Spin is a short mountain bike ride, suitable for beginners, in Fairview Park, Talbert Nature ...

  • The Wedge

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    Newport Beach, CA

    The Wedge is less a surf break than a natural phenomenon. It’s a bodysurfing break where waves crash off the Newport Jetty wall and collide with the normal wave swell to create a huge closeout ...
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    The Wedge is less a surf break than a natural phenomenon. It’s a bodysurfing break where waves crash off the Newport Jetty ...

  • 54th and 56th Streets

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    Newport Beach, CA

    In Newport Beach the best-known spots among the numbered finger streets are the crowded 54th and 56th Street breaks. The waves here break quickly into mushy lefts and rights depending on your ...
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    In Newport Beach the best-known spots among the numbered finger streets are the crowded 54th and 56th Street breaks. The ...

  • Huntington Dog Beach Trail

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    Newport Beach, CA

    Huntington Dog Beach is the one place in Orange County where dogs can freely run over the beach. And run they do. You will find dogs of all breeds and sizes gamboling in the water and sand. The ...
    •  1 hour
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    Huntington Dog Beach is the one place in Orange County where dogs can freely run over the beach. And run they do. You will ...

  • Crystal Cove Oceanfront Bluffs

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    Newport Beach, CA

    From the Pacific Coast Highway, the park has three blufftop parking lots and eight accesses to the beach. Trails cross the bluffs the entire length of the park and lead down to the scalloped ...
    •  15 min-3 hours
    •  0.5-6 miles
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    From the Pacific Coast Highway, the park has three blufftop parking lots and eight accesses to the beach. Trails cross the ...

  • Back Bay Drive: Upper Newport Bay Ecological Reserve

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    Newport Beach, CA

    Back Bay Drive follows the east shore of the Upper Newport Bay Ecological Reserve, where the ocean’s salt water mixes with the nutrient-rich freshwater from San Diego Creek, the Santa Ana Delhi ...
    •  2 hours
    •  4.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Back Bay Drive follows the east shore of the Upper Newport Bay Ecological Reserve, where the ocean’s salt water mixes with ...

  • Newport Beach-Balboa Peninsula: Newport Pier to West Jetty View Park

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    Newport Beach, CA

    This hike strolls along the length of the Balboa Peninsula on the oceanfront promenade, from the Newport Pier to West Jetty View Park at the mouth of the bay. Newport Beach and Newport Pier—where ...
    •  3 hours
    •  5.6 miles
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    This hike strolls along the length of the Balboa Peninsula on the oceanfront promenade, from the Newport Pier to West Jetty ...

  • Upper Newport Bay Ecological Reserve: North Corridor from Interpretive Center

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    Newport Beach, CA

    Upper Newport Bay Ecological Reserve is renowned as one of the finest birding sites in North America. The shallow coastal bay, where fresh river water mixes with salty seawater, is on the ...
    •  2 hours
    •  3.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Upper Newport Bay Ecological Reserve is renowned as one of the finest birding sites in North America. The shallow coastal ...

  • Mountains to Sea Trail

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    Newport Beach, CA

    The Mountains to Sea Trail stretches from Irvine Regional Park to Upper Newport Bay, loosely paralleling Jamboree Road south from the foothills of the Santa Ana Mountains through Peters Canyon ...
    •  Varies
    •  18 miles
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    The Mountains to Sea Trail stretches from Irvine Regional Park to Upper Newport Bay, loosely paralleling Jamboree Road south ...

  • Buck Gully

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    Newport Beach, CA

    The gated and signed Buck Gully Trail begins on the east side of Poppy Avenue just north of 5th Avenue. Descend the paved road to a sign marking the start of the dirt trail along the canyon. ...
    •  2.5 hours
    •  5 miles
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    The gated and signed Buck Gully Trail begins on the east side of Poppy Avenue just north of 5th Avenue. Descend the paved ...

  • Newport Back Bay Loop

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    Newport Beach, CA

    A great way to get to know Upper Newport Bay is to take the Back Bay Loop that circles the wetlands. This paved route, heavily used by cyclists and joggers, features panoramic bluff-top views, ...
    •  4 hours
    •  10 miles
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    A great way to get to know Upper Newport Bay is to take the Back Bay Loop that circles the wetlands. This paved route, heavily ...

  • Deer Canyon Loop

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    Newport Beach, CA

    The Deer Canyon loop route along the west edge of Crystal Cove’s backcountry sector explores the park’s higher ridges and valleys. Since there’s little shade and views are the primary attraction, ...
    •  2 hours
    •  3.6 miles
    •  Guide

    The Deer Canyon loop route along the west edge of Crystal Cove’s backcountry sector explores the park’s higher ridges and ...

  • Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve

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    Newport Beach, CA

    The west side of the preserve is laced with a spiderweb of trails squeezed between the wetlands and Irvine Avenue. The longest, most interesting walk in the preserve involves making a loop of ...
    •  1.5 hours
    •  2.7 miles
    •  Guide

    The west side of the preserve is laced with a spiderweb of trails squeezed between the wetlands and Irvine Avenue. The longest, ...

  • El Moro Canyon/ Crystal Cove State Park Trail

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    Newport Beach, CA

    For all intents and purposes, this area can be referred to as “Sycamore Canyon Lite.” It has all the environmental appeal of the Sycamore Canyon area of the northern Santa Monica Mountains, but ...
    •  2.5 hours
    •  14.4 miles
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    For all intents and purposes, this area can be referred to as “Sycamore Canyon Lite.” It has all the environmental appeal ...

  • Arroyo Park Singletrack

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    Newport Beach, CA

    Arroyo Park Singletrack is a hiking and biking trail in Newport Beach, California. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 184 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.3 miles with a total elevation ...
    •  0.7 miles

    Arroyo Park Singletrack is a hiking and biking trail in Newport Beach, California. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 184 ...

  • Back Bay Loop Trail

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    Newport Beach, CA

    Back Bay Loop Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Newport Beach, California. It is 2.8 miles long and begins at 65 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.2 miles with a total elevation ...
    •  2.8 miles

    Back Bay Loop Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Newport Beach, California. It is 2.8 miles long and begins at 65 feet ...

  • West Ocean Front

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    Newport Beach, CA

    West Ocean Front is a hiking and biking trail in Newport Beach, California. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 9 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is a mile with a total elevation gain ...
    •  0.5 miles

    West Ocean Front is a hiking and biking trail in Newport Beach, California. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 9 feet altitude. ...

  • West Oceanfront

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    Newport Beach, CA

    West Oceanfront is a hiking and biking trail in Newport Beach, California. It is 2.2 miles long and begins at 8 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.4 miles with a total elevation gain ...
    •  2.2 miles

    West Oceanfront is a hiking and biking trail in Newport Beach, California. It is 2.2 miles long and begins at 8 feet altitude. ...

  • Back Bay Loop Trail

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    Newport Beach, CA

    Back Bay Loop Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Newport Beach, California. It is 1.8 miles long and begins at 79 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.2 miles with a total elevation ...
    •  1.8 miles

    Back Bay Loop Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Newport Beach, California. It is 1.8 miles long and begins at 79 feet ...

  • Buck Gully Trail

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    Newport Beach, CA

    Buck Gully Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Newport Beach, California. It is 1.9 miles long and begins at 110 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.9 miles with a total elevation ...
    •  1.9 miles

    Buck Gully Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Newport Beach, California. It is 1.9 miles long and begins at 110 feet altitude. ...