Irvine Regional Park and hike on the hiking trails in this Orange County Park. We also got a chance to visit the Orange County Zoo, which is also located in Irvine Regional Park and is worth visiting when you go to Irvine Regional Park. For more pictures from our recent visit to Irvine Regional Park make sure to check out our Facebook Page.
Here. We parked in parking lot 21 located on the Irvine Regional Park map. You could also park at lot 4 or 19, which also provide easy access to the hiking trails at Irvine Regional Park.
Here and map of the hiking trails at Irvine Regional Park can be found Here. Ashley and I did part of the Horseshoe Loop Trail. The trail was in great shape when we went and the park was well maintained. When you go hike at Irvine Regional Park there is a high probability that you will see others while out on the trail. There are only a limited amount of hiking trails in this park, which is one negative that we saw, however this park is still worth visiting due to the amazing scenery. Irvine Regional Park is 477 acres in size and connects to a vast wilderness area that is connected to the Cleveland National Forest. It costs 5 dollars per vehicle to enter the park on the weekends and 3 dollars per vehicle during the week.
Santiago Oaks Regional Park. If you are interested you can also hike from one park to the next. One of the neat things we got a chance to see while visiting the Irvine Regional Park was all the wild peacocks as well as a number of wild parrots that inhabit Irvine Regional Park.
Rating: Elevation Gain: 100 ft. (Easy), Distance: 2.5 Miles Roundtrip (Easy).
Time to Complete Hike: 1 hour.