Quail Trail is a 1.6 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Irvine, CA that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.
This is a locals hike with guided tours, local residents training, and mountain biking. Be careful, no dogs allowed, as it is considered part of the Laguna Wilderness. The trail starts at the Irvine Community Ball parks, and ends wherever you want with many possibilities in the Laguna Wilderness. Don't get this confused with Quail Hill Loop. This goes south towards the hills and eventually to Serrano Ridge. The Cut-Off at Serrano Ridge has 2 other options. You can head South East Towards Laguna Canyon Road, or South West Towards Laural Canyon (just beyond the 133 toll road).
This is a beautiful irvine neighborhood trail. It gets crowded on good weather weekends with locals who want to get a workout.
Starts out flat behind the neighborhood, then quickly goes uphill to workout your glutes.
Watch out for speeding mountain bikers. It's a great biking trail you can take all the way to laguna beach if you feel inclined.
Dogs not allowed. Boo!
Lots of neighbors visit this trail. Mountain bikes, be nice! The trail is mostly bikers and hikers. Bring a sun hat, sun screen, and water. It's fun to stare at some of the glamorous back yards of the rich and famous once you climb past Quail hill. Continue on to get to the Laguna Wilderness.