Irvine Regional Park Trail

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Irvine Regional Park Trail is a 2.9 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Orange, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
2.9 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
272 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

trail running

walking

views

wild flowers

walking
4 months ago

The Irvine Regional Park is more suited for those that want to have a picnic, have a casual stroll, and/or read a book. The terrain is mostly dirt (with lots of horse poo on the trail), and a combination of dirt & paved cement. It is a very easy walk; having said that I saw that there is a higher elevation trail that we could have explored. There are many trails to explore so I won't be running back to this one too soon.

6 months ago

Huge park with lots to do. Don't expect a true nature trail or hike unless you venture out from the perimeter of the park.

hiking
11 months ago

parked in lot 2 and started on the horseshoe trail, which led me back around the paved one...yawn. Then I came back to where I parked and went in the opposite direction on roadrunner trail and ended up crossing into Santiago oaks and going way up to the top of a hill which was an awesome view and perfect meditation spot. like!

11 months ago

Beautiful trail and excellent on a slow Monday.

hiking
11 months ago

Always enjoy going to Irvine Regional Park, this time of year it's still not too busy. It's an easy loop and we love letting the dog play in the grass. Later in the year it gets pretty crowded on the main thoroughfare but there is lots of little trails to go play on.

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Easy hike

mountain biking
Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Great place for a weekend MTB ride. Typically light trafficked. Can get pretty hot so make sure you have plenty of water. Can get pretty tight in some spots. All around fun ride, highly recommend it.

hiking
Saturday, May 28, 2016

Short and sweet for a family hike on a weekend or holiday or a peaceful break by yourself!

Saturday, November 07, 2015

Short and sweet on the horseshoe trail. The park is amazing!

hiking
Monday, January 05, 2015

Very nice park. The trail even though steep in the beginning, once you reach the top the ridge, the views are awesome.

mountain biking
Sunday, February 03, 2013

Irvine Regional is a great to get a good work out. I consider myself a beginner. Climbs are exceptional, make it as long as you want it, there is a good amount of trails to switch it up a bit. You can make it as long as you want it, connects with Santiago Oaks. Will go back.

mountain biking
Thursday, June 21, 2012

Did some mountain biking around the trails here this afternoon. It was easy but like others say, you can make it a bit more difficult. Very nice during late afternoon. Saw a bunch of bunnies and a rattle snake!

hiking
Friday, January 20, 2012

This is a great area to walk around and enjoy the scenery. It truly is only as hard as you make it. Most of the trails are paved and it takes you in a giant loop of the entire park. It's a great trail to take kids and dogs along. It costs $3-5 per car to go into the park but it is definitely worth it. It is more of a nature walk than a hike.

hiking
Friday, December 23, 2011

I've done this like tree times and every time I love it, it is always fun and it can be as challenging as you make it, I'll do it again next summer.

hiking
Friday, December 16, 2011

decent trials .... its as hard as you make it

hiking
Friday, August 12, 2011

did the puma trail which connect to the horseshoe loop...it was hard at first since it was inclining...going down was a bit rocky and steep...have the most fun and you can relax on there zoo which is 2 dollar per person...

mountain biking
Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Great ride! There is a loop I do around the entire park including a nice climb to robbers peak. Not the hardest trail ever, but very fun. Watch out for snakes, I see them almost every ride.

hiking
Saturday, April 23, 2011

Very nice hike. We did the Horseshoe Loop trail. Very small climbs but nice views of the surrounding hills. It was a bit loud as the trails got closer to the park. The most exciting part was seeing a snake slither away from us. I think it was a rattlesnake by the looks of its tail. No harm done.

hiking
Monday, September 20, 2010

This is a great for a hike specially if you are a beginner.

road biking
2 days ago

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