William R. Mason Regional Park is located at 18712 University Drive in the City of Irvine. To get to the hike at Mason Regional Park take the 405 Freeway and exit at Culver. Take Culver, going towards UC-Irvine, and make a right onto University Dr. The entrance to Mason Regional Park is on your left at the light. The parks hours are the following: Fall - Winter Hours: 7:00am to 6:00pm. and Spring - Summer Hours: 7:00am to 9:00pm. There are several other access points to the wilderness area of Mason Regional Park in the surrounding neighborhoods (such as Golden Glow Street and Yale Avenue). We have provided the Google map below. Parking costs $5 on weekends and $3 on weekdays. Parking is free in the surrounding neighborhoods.
Facebook Page. The lake is also home to turtles as well as ducks and geese.
Rating: Elevation Gain: Minimal (Easy), Distance: 3.2 Miles Roundtrip (Easy).
Time to Complete Hike: 1 - 2 hours
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