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Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve

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2301 University Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-3310
+1 949-923-2290
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Simply love this walk in the preserve....

Wear your hat and comfortable walking shoes. Prepare yourself for a wonderful walk through the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hiking trails with views of the Back Bay

Lovely area to walk and hike or bike. Several miles of trails from blackstop to dirt to wet land... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
Orange County, California
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2301 University Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-3310
+1 949-923-2290
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wear your hat and comfortable walking shoes. Prepare yourself for a wonderful walk through the Newport Bay Reserve. As a lifer from the east coast, the amazing conservation of this site will not disappoint anyone. I strongly recommend you taking this walk and seeing the...More

Thank Nanny1Lorton
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Lovely area to walk and hike or bike. Several miles of trails from blackstop to dirt to wet land paths all be accessed in the upper Newport Bay. Families, joggers and bikers all enjoy this beautiful area. It can be accessed friends University Ave or...More

1  Thank Judy2step
Reviewed 15 July 2017

There are multiple trails within the bay and a paved roadway around the bay. All of the trails and roadway offers magnificent views of the bay. I was greatly surprised to see it pretty empty. Every popular hiking trail in LA county is packed.

1  Thank leep116
Reviewed 1 June 2017

This an estuary treat not to be missed! Take a side trip a little ways to Irvine Ranch Market for refreshments and...what ever. Baked goods are great, but overrule benefits of walking or riding. Sad, but good.

1  Thank James C
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The Upper back bay trails are a great spot to get some exercise. You can walk your dog, ride your bike or just jog or walk the whole loop. The whole loop is 10 miles, but the sites are awesome. You'll see fish, birds, snakes,...More

2  Thank jeffzahedi
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This is a nice peaceful place. It is great place or walking, biking or running. Nice place to watch birds and other wildlife.

1  Thank Christy D
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

This area is such a wonderful location to spend time outdoors, whether running, biking, walking, or kayaking! Great wildlife watching and dog-friendly as well! Please enjoy responsibly and clean up after your pets if they enjoy this beautiful trail as well!

1  Thank BeyondWildTravel
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Wonderful place for walking or riding bikes. Great for nature photography. Lots of wildlife here. Keep your eyes open and you'll see.

1  Thank Shawna B
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

The back bay preserve is great for hiking and biking - and riding horses if you have one. Peaceful and good bird watching.

Thank ooiioo
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The setting is lovely, especially in Spring. There is an excellent visitor center, and the topgraphy is varied and interesting. Bird watchers will enjoy the opportunities presented by the wide variety of ocological venues.

Thank ebdb627
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