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Top park recommendations from locals

Park
“Take a quick ferry ride across for a mini day trip on this quaint and small island.”
  • 112 locals recommend
Campground
“3.5 miles of coastline in its natural state between CDM and Laguna Beach. explore tidepools and sandy coves or stroll the beach. popular with swimmers, surfers and divers. hiking and bike trails also.”
  • 70 locals recommend
Park
“Large Woodsy Nature Walks. Pee Cocks Free Roaming, Bicycle & Other Recreation Rentals. Lake & Horseback Riding. Used to have Elephant Ride. Entrance Fee. Call for Details. ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Harbour / Marina
“Nice flat stroll along the harbor. Be sure to tae the bridge over to the Island to watch the sailboats leaving and returning”
  • 57 locals recommend
Zoo
“8-acre city park zoo features native Southwestern animals & plants, plus regular programs & events.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Park
“Huge park with a pond, ducks, soccer field, archery lessons and kid's playground.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“This is a free destination. Reach it by car, free parking and then cross over the bridge and go on the hiking trail. It is a marsh and bird sanctuary. It is amazing if you enjoy bird watching. Great Pictures! When the air is clear, this is also a great spot to see the mountain range from here.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“This locations has multiple paths some easier than others. Also allows bikes on some, not all of the paths. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Trail
“A quaint walk through nature in the middle of the city. There are ponds with turtles and many areas canopied with trees (great trees for climbing if going with kiddos).”
  • 40 locals recommend
Garden
“The Japanese Garden is located at the CSULB campus and it is lovely and peaceful to walk around!”
  • 26 locals recommend
Park
“It's one of the best hiking places in Orange with great views and nice trails.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Park
“Newest Large Park in Irvine Shopping, Dining, Entertainment for Everyone. Call for Details. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“One of the most beautiful walks right along the cliffs North of Main Beach - easy to do”
  • 10 locals recommend
Park
“The Fullerton Arboretum is a vast, 26-acre botanical garden and green space that is home to over 4,000 kinds of plants from around the world, a network of walking trails, and a modern agricultural museum. Located on the campus of California State University, the Arboretum is the largest botanical garden in Orange County and focuses on saving species that are at risk or near extinction.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Park
“A nice place to take a walk/run or bicycle ride, get some fresh air and take in the view. Dirt or road depending on the trail you choose. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Park
“Amazing views of this unique coastline. Lots of walking paths, stairs down to the beach, great for picnics. All very walkable, so bring comfortable shoes and camera to take pics of one of my favorite places to catch my Zen.”
  • 22 locals recommend