The Best Hiking in Newport Beach

Looking for the best hiking in Newport Beach? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Newport Beach. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Newport Beach

  • Huntington Beach, California

    Huntington and Bolsa Chica State Beaches - Huntington Beach Trail

    19.25 mi / 36 ft gain
    Huntington and Bolsa Chica State Beaches - Huntington Beach Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Huntington Beach, California.
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  • Huntington Beach, California

    Santa Ana River West Trail

    22.94 mi / 367 ft gain
    Santa Ana River West Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a river located near Newport Beach, California.
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  • Huntington Beach, California

    Huntington Beach Trail

    3.79 mi / 0 ft gain
    Huntington Beach Trail is an out-and-back trail that is good for all skill levels located near Newport Beach, California.
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  • Newport Beach, California

    Mountains to Sea Trail from Newport Beach

    12.18 mi / 305 ft gain
    Mountains to Sea Trail from Newport Beach is a point-to-point trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Newport Beach, California.
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  • Newport Beach, California

    West Oceanfront Trail to the Huntington Beach Bike Trail

    13.01 mi / 23 ft gain
    West Oceanfront Trail to the Huntington Beach Bike Trail is a point-to-point trail where you may see wildflowers located near Corona del Mar, California.
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  • Newport Beach, California

    Newport Beach Back Bay Trail

    4.0
    10.62 mi / 499 ft gain
    The Newport Beach Back Bay Trail features beautiful wildflowers and is open for use year round. Very minimal elevation gain makes this hike food for all skill levels, but be mindful of the distance. Dogs are allowed on the trail but must be kept on leash.  Cooling sea breezes make this one of th...
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  • Costa Mesa, California

    Santa Ana River Bike Trail from Fairview Park

    6.14 mi / 49 ft gain
    Santa Ana River Bike Trail from Fairview Park is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Costa Mesa, California.
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  • Newport Beach, California

    Upper Newport Bay Ecological Reserve Loop

    5.27 mi / 207 ft gain
    Upper Newport Bay Ecological Reserve Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Newport Beach, California.
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  • Newport Beach, California

    Back Bay Loop Trail

    2.9 mi / 177 ft gain
    Back Bay Loop Trail is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Newport Beach, California.
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  • Newport Beach, California

    Exploring the Arches at Little Corona del Mar

    4.9
    Little Corona del Mar Beach is a secluded beach located on Poppy Avenue across Ocean Boulevard in Corona del Mar. Known as one of the less crowded beaches in the area, this spot is the perfect place to chill for the day or photograph a sunset. You will find plenty of free street parking in the ne...
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  • Newport Beach, California

    Buck Gully Trail

    4.47 mi / 492 ft gain
    Buck Gully Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Corona del Mar, California.
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  • Newport Beach, California

    Hike the Buck Gully Trail

    4.5 mi / 613 ft gain
    The trail is relatively narrow with very little shade, so bring extra water and sunscreen. After it rains, a stream runs to the side of the trail. In the spring, hummingbirds and wildflowers are abundant. Dogs are not allowed on this trail.  The Buck Gully Trail is open year-round, and is a great...
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  • Newport Beach, California

    Crystal Cove State Park Historic District Walking Tour

    0.81 mi / 43 ft gain
    Crystal Cove State Park Historic District Walking Tour is an out-and-back trail that is good for all skill levels located near Newport Coast, California.
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  • Irvine, California

    Turtle Ridge to West Fork to East Fork Loop

    11.37 mi / 2047 ft gain
    Turtle Ridge to West Fork to East Fork Loop is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Irvine, California.
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  • Huntington Beach, California

    Huntington Dog Beach Trail

    1.65 mi / 10 ft gain
    Huntington Dog Beach Trail is an out-and-back trail that is good for all skill levels located near Huntington Beach, California.
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  • Irvine, California

    Turtle Rock Trail

    1.44 mi / 253 ft gain
    Turtle Rock Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Irvine, California.
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