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Irvine Regional Park

1 Irvine Park Road, Orange, CA 92862
714-633-8074
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Ranked #3 of 19 Attractions in Orange
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Playgrounds, Zoos, Scenic Railroads, Bodies of Water, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Historic Sites
Activities: Picnicking
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Huntington Beach, California, United States
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149 reviews 149 reviews
28 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The oldest county regional park in California established in 1897 and it has aged well. Hundreds of oak and other beautiful shade trees through the park. Hiking and bicycle trails galore. A classic train ride for a nominal fee worth the money. Pony rides for kids one year old and older are available as well as rental horses for adults.... More

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WOFFORD HEIGHTS
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We loved the ability to meet with all our family. The zoo was family friendly, albeit small. The paddle boats were cool, gave us a good workout, but a spray jet might have been fun to help cool you off if you wanted or a fountain, the water was pretty murky and full of weeds, so you couldn't consider taking... More

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Cairo, Egypt
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151 reviews 151 reviews
49 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

A great place to get the kids out and running. You can rent bicycles and even pedal boats on the lakes. Simple kids meals are available. On a good day you can even fly kites!

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We didn't get to stay very long, but we really liked this park! It's in a picturesque part of town. It's very large; great for family gatherings. We had a few young kids who loved the train ride. We got to see peacocks. They have many other things to do like pathways to walk on, lakes to fish in or... More

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Palm Springs
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119 reviews 119 reviews
41 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Lots going on here during my visit. There is a railroad to ride, pond with paddle boats, bicycle rentals, pony rides. Hiking trails. Lots of birthday parties. I suggest you arrive early. I arrived around 10am, drove right in. Upon leaving 3 hours later, the line to get into the park was way past the entrance (probably a 30 minute... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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80 reviews 80 reviews
23 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We are from Switzerland and were visiting our daughter. We wanted to go on a nature walk and she just looked at us blankly. This is Orange County, it's the strip mall capitol of California. THANKFULLY, we found this on the map and were so pleasantly surprised that one could in fact take a lovely walk through this wonderfully maintained... More

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Orange, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Fun place for families. Small zoo. Large park with paths. Pond where you can rent bicycle boats. You can rent bikes for 4 with canopy. Feed ducks in the pond. Cute railroad. Special at Holidays. Pumpkins and decorated for Christmas. Peacocks. Good birding park. Fee to park. Pony rides

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Orange, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I used to live in the area, and walked there probably 4-5 times per week. Even though I was in a big city, I didn't feel like it. There's enough trails to never get bored. I got to know some of the rangers and they were really on top of everything. Great spot for picnics too

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Sunday 25, got there around 12:30, park was very crowded but I was able to find a grill, close to a tree that provided good shade, and good parking spots they were plenty still available. We were a party of 6, and were expecting some friends and family to come join us in a couple hours, to our surprise they... More

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Irvine, California
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83 reviews 83 reviews
28 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

The Irvine Regional Park is always a great place to visit. If you go there, be sure to visit the zoo!

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