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“So close to the city, but you'll feel truly free”

Irvine Regional Park
Ranked #2 of 34 things to do in Orange
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed February 15, 2014

This park has trails and beautiful trees...you'll spot occasional hikers, bikers and horseback riders...everyone peacefully enjoying the naturaleza. A wonderful spot to unwind.

Thank Sandrinaav
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Reviewed November 26, 2013

I go here once a week with my dogs. You could walk for 30 minutes or hike for a couple hours....pretty much depends on your energy level. My dogs, of course, beat me in this respect ! Do you want to stay in a very civilized area, the lake, the zoo, picnic area or would you rather take a walk with little recognition of the city and possible sighting of a coyote ? I believe there are 3500 acres here so you have many choices. I feel very fortunate to have this park so near home and I know my dogs agree !

1  Thank Marge W
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Reviewed November 25, 2013

This very large regional park includes a developed area with lawns, tables and charcoal fire grills, rental pedal vehicles and boats, a railroad, pony rides, and even a zoo featuring local animals plus miles of trails both flat and steep through natural habitat. Located on land donated by James Irvine in 1897, it is the oldest and largest park in the county. There is an entry fee and plenty of parking.

Come at Christmas time to enjoy the fantasy train to visit Santa.

1  Thank 2fromCA
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Reviewed November 25, 2013

This is a beautiful park for a barbecue, a picnic, or just a nice long walk with the dog. It's got great facilities for enjoying nature, plus some fun activities: kid's train, horse rental, bike rental, paddle boats. Great place to spot some native animals if you go early in the morning.

Thank GregoryCohen
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Reviewed September 12, 2013

Large well kept park in Orange, CA area lots of pavilions, shaded areas for picnics and get togethers. The train ride is great for the kids.

Thank Bobster43
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