Looking for a great trail near Irvine, California? AllTrails has 25 great running trails, hiking trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Crystal Cove State Park or Bolsa Chica State Beach, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Chaparral Park or Hicks Canyon Comm Park. Ready for some activity? There are 16 moderate trails in Irvine ranging from 1.6 to 14.8 miles and from 118 to 1,158 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!

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A good spot for seeing birds, and also a good loop for regular short distance running.

hiking
10 days ago

Boomer trail is a wide fire road, and so is Willow leading down to Hwy 133, Laguna Canyon Road. Once we got to the bottom, real hiking starts on the trail headed to Waterfall, and then Lizard trail , back to Boomer trail, and back to start.

Annoyed, no where online did it say there is No dogs allowed. Drove out and I can’t be here with my dogs. This was a huge inconvenience.

Beautiful big park. Easy walking, clearly marked, lots of large birds. I'll definitely return as I did not cover the whole park in 2 hours, taking some breaks along the way.

Very easy walk in the park style! There were so many dragonflies I wanted to cry out of joy. I even saw a hawk fly right past me! Definitely good for all skill levels and almost no incline. Lots of different ponds and birds. I would bring a hat though, as there are sections with little overhead coverage.

hiking
27 days ago

Beautiful trail. Handicap accessible. Quick easy walk. Will definitely take my parents here!

hiking
no shade
rocky
1 month ago

Beautiful and well maintained trailed. A little bit nice shady trail on Little Sycamore Canyon. Very sunny today, temperature read at 78 degree around 9:30am. Lots of dog poops on trail! Why don’t people pick-up after their pet? Started the hike around 6:15-ish am before sunrise and ended at 10:15am. We had the trail to ourselves until around 8:00am when first mountain biker passed us.

hiking
closed
no shade
1 month ago

A couple of trails closed so we had to go out and added about 2 miles, no shade, but good work out on the long ups and downs.

hiking
no shade
over grown
1 month ago

hiking
no shade
1 month ago

A nice trail and I’ve been back twice already but there is no shade. Seems par for the course though in Irvine which is why I’m giving it 4 instead of 3 stars. Nice to have the paved or the dirt option and there were a lot of friendly people. I took my dog and he enjoyed it but we both would have liked some more shade.

hiking
over grown
1 month ago

Tried this trail with my dog and it was too overgrown for me. Felt like I was in a corn maze and kept hearing creepy sounds of all the animals stirring in the brush. Almost stepped on a snake, some rats or mice ran by and there were quite a few bugs out. Plus there’s no shade so you have to go early. I won’t be going back here with my pup and definitely would not bring my kids.

hiking
1 month ago

Between noon and 3 pm on a Thursday we had the place pretty much to ourselves. Very well marked trails in this area. Trails are well maintained and it was very pretty.

Very nice sunset walk around welcoming trails and nature easy but plenty of room for distance that is interesting!

Nice walk bike path!

hiking
2 months ago

Gorgeous lake and well maintained. A bit is in the neighborhood streets but it's not that bad.

hiking
no shade
2 months ago

My husband and I hiked with our 3 kids (10,6,4). It was a great trail for them and we were able to go on a few trails - nice you can make it shorter if needed. We went the Bommer meadow - west trail to the freeway underpass - then back to the nature loop. No “spectacular” views but it was a nice trail. Lots of bikers and the trail is narrow at times but as my kids said “all the bikers are so nice!” The lot is small. We got there at 8:30 on a Sunday and got a spot but was full by the time we left.

hiking
over grown
2 months ago

on Quail Loop Trail

hiking
no shade
2 months ago

Easy, quick to hike trail. Fairly flat, with grassy terrain.

running
2 months ago

really nice but watch out for the tarantulas!

hiking
no shade
2 months ago

easy walk, not alot of shade

hiking
2 months ago

Nice quick little loop. Summer time hot and dry with no shade. Saw several signs of snakes and other hikers actually saw a rattlesnake, so be careful.

Great walk, but very hot for a summer day. There isn’t much shade so go earlier in the morning when it’s still cool. We saw lots of birds and a few spiders!

hiking
no shade
2 months ago

bird watching
2 months ago

Surprising diversity of bird species for such an urban location.

Awesome trail!

hiking
over grown
2 months ago

The vegetation in late July 2019 is dried out tall prickly grassy husks (plus some occasional pumpkin(?) vines). We entered on Concordia across from the preschool, but the trail was pretty steep and we took the first right to exit French Hill onto Turtle Rock Dr, also pretty steep going down. I wouldn't do this one again.

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