The Best Camping in Newport Beach

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Top camping spots in and near Newport Beach

  • Laguna Beach, California

    Hike-in Primitive Camping at Crystal Cove SP

    3.5
    Located off of Pacific Coast Highway in Laguna Beach is Crystal Cove State Park. There are three primitive sites located in Crystal Cove: Deer Canyon, Upper Moro, and Lower Moro.The site I stayed at was Lower Moro campground. All three of these sites require the backpacker to hike everything in a...
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  • Laguna Beach, California

    Crystal Cove Perimeter Loop

    9.51 mi / 1194 ft gain
    Crystal Cove Perimeter Loop is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Laguna Beach, California.
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  • Laguna Beach, California

    Deer Canyon and El Moro Canyon Loop

    8.43 mi / 1161 ft gain
    Deer Canyon and El Moro Canyon Loop is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Laguna Beach, California.
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  • Newport Beach, California

    Pacific Ridge, Moro Canyon and Boomer Ridge Trail Loop

    9.96 mi / 1138 ft gain
    Pacific Ridge, Moro Canyon and Boomer Ridge Trail Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Newport Coast, California.
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  • Laguna Beach, California

    El Moro Canyon to Moro Ridge Loop

    8.09 mi / 1050 ft gain
    El Moro Canyon to Moro Ridge Loop is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Laguna Beach, California.
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  • Laguna Beach, California

    Laurel Canyon, Laurel Spur, Willow Trail Loop

    3.41 mi / 682 ft gain
    Laurel Canyon, Laurel Spur, Willow Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Aliso Viejo, California.
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  • Laguna Beach, California

    Big Bend Trail to Old Emerald Trail to Upper Moro Campground

    7.83 mi / 1755 ft gain
    Big Bend Trail to Old Emerald Trail to Upper Moro Campground is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Laguna Beach, California.
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  • Rancho Santa Margarita, California

    Mesa Trail

    1.72 mi / 194 ft gain
    Mesa Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Trabuco Canyon, California.
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  • Trabuco Canyon, California

    Camping at Live Oak Grove

    5.0
    Located within an hour's drive of Orange County and much of the Inland Empire, with dozens of trails winding through and above the beautiful and serene Bell Canyon. One could camp an entire week here and never hike the same trail twice. Take the high road and hike the scenic East or West Ridge Tr...
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  • Corona, California

    Scully Ridge Trail

    9.72 mi / 1673 ft gain
    Scully Ridge Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Chino Hills, California.
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  • Yorba Linda, California

    Hike the Scully Ridge Trail

    9.7 mi / 2027 ft gain
    This trail offers solitude and serene quiet as you work your way into the hills. If you visit this area after heavy rains, the falls will be running. The trail is open year-round and is shared by hikers, mountain bikers, trail runners, and horseback riders. You can also camp in certain areas in C...
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  • Lake Elsinore, California

    San Juan Trail to Los Pinos Trail Loop

    21.79 mi / 5341 ft gain
    San Juan Trail to Los Pinos Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Trabuco Canyon, California.
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  • San Clemente, California

    Camp at San Mateo Campground

    5.0
    San Onofre State Beach, best known for its famous surf breaks, additionally offers two well equipped campgrounds.San Onofre Bluffs has fire pits and picnic tables, as well as outdoor showers, chemical toilets, and an RV dump station. Swimming and surfing are popular here.Further inland from the b...
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  • Chino Hills, California

    Upper Aliso Canyon-Sidewinder Trail Loop

    3.52 mi / 305 ft gain
    Upper Aliso Canyon-Sidewinder Trail Loop is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Chino Hills, California.
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  • Lake Elsinore, California

    Falcon Trail

    3 mi / 469 ft gain
    Falcon Trail is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Trabuco Canyon, California.
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  • Lake Elsinore, California

    San Juan Loop

    2.12 mi / 335 ft gain
    San Juan Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Lake Elsinore, California.
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