Recreation & Leisure
Hiking & Cycling
Discover the beauty of Southern California's second largest coastal canyons wilderness ... a nature lover's dream!
The Inn at Laguna Beach sits next to Heisler Park, a recently renovated section of coastal beauty. Walking paths, picnic areas, cliffs and tide pools make this park a main attraction in Laguna Beach.
Arroyo Trabuco, Carbon Canyon, Clark, Craig, Featherly, Irvine, Laguna Niguel, Mason, Mile Square, O'Neill, Orange County Zoo, Peters Canyon, Santiago Oaks, Harriett M. Wieder and Yorba Regional Parks are available for exploration throughout Orange County.
Laguna Coast Wilderness Park’s 7,000 acres are part of the South Coast Wilderness area, comprised of Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park, Crystal Cove State Park, The City of Irvine Open Space, and Laguna Coast Wilderness Park (totaling almost 20,000 acres).
Additional wilderness parks worth considering include Caspers, Irvine Ranch Open Space, Thomas F. Riley and Limestone/Whiting Ranch Wilderness Parks, and the Talbert Nature Preserve.
Historical landmarks, gardens, buildings and parks are unique to the Orange County area.
Heritage Hill, Irvine Ranch and George Key Ranch Historical Park; Arden Helena Modjeska Historic House & Garden, Old Orange County Courthouse, Peralta Adobe, Yorba Cemetry.
Orange County Parks offer a variety of bicycling experiences, from seaside pedal paths to wilderness mountain bike trails, for all skill levels.
These include Aliso & Wood Canyons Regional Park, Crystal Cove State Park, Moro Canyon, General Thomas F. Riley Wilderness Park, Huntington, Newport, Sunset Beach, Peters Canyon Regional Park, Santiago Truck Trail, and Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park.