There’s no place on the map quite like Newport Beach, California when it comes to fun under the sun. Travelers from across the map make their way in this direction year-round to enjoy time biking, dining style, or exploring the many amazing museums, galleries, and shops Newport Beach calls its own. If you happen to be someone with a passion for time on the trails, you’ll find Newport Beach is packed with hiking trail options. The weather here fluctuates between 60- and 80-degrees Fahrenheit all year long which means hiking enthusiasts rarely have to worry about cancelling outings due to weather. While many visitors will inevitably head to popular routes like the Pacific Ridge Trail, there are many other options to add to your experience that are sure to elevate the fun from start to finish.
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Check Out Bluff Trail
If you’re looking for a hiking trail that puts you in the heart of a beautiful and sprawling landscape, you’ll find it on Bluff Trail at Crystal Cove State Park. In total, this protected destination covers nearly 4,000 acres of terrain, and many who come to hike the trail love that there are options to pair their trek with diving, surfing, swimming, and sunbathing too. Bluff Trail offers hikers 3-miles of pathway to enjoy complete with Pacific Ocean views, sweeping blue skies, and gentle inclines. Take the trail at your own pace and do note that there is a $15 fee to enter Crystal Cove State Park.
Try a Trek at Buck Gully Reserve
For a longer hike that takes you through the seaside neighborhood of Corona del Mar, be sure to set aside time on your hiking itinerary for a trek through the Buck Gully Reserve. This green belt has a trailhead located at 872 Poppy Avenue with convenient street parking nearby. When you take this route, you’ll enjoy a path that’s just over 5 miles and is used for leisurely strolls or exercising by hikers alike. The appeal of this trail really lies in the many wildflowers and small mammals you can spot along the way. If you happen to be someone who enjoys outdoor photography, this is a good route to have a camera in hand.
Enjoy Time on the Mountains to Sea Trail
For an even more challenging hike, set your sights on the 22-mile Mountains to Sea Trail. This is a designated National Recreation Trail that links up different areas of historic Irvine Ranch. The Back Bay Trail is integrated into the greater Mountains to Sea Trail and in its entirety, this route is relished by hikers who are looking to enjoy the natural diversity of the Newport Beach region and terrain. Whether you do a portion of the Mountains to Sea Trail or have your heart set on completing the entire route, it’s an experience that’s bound to thrill!
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