Top Adventures in Orange

  • Hike the Robber's Peak Loop

    This trail is shared by hikers, trail runners, mountain bikers, and those wishing to see wildlife, birds, and wildflowers. Dogs are allowed in Santiago Oaks Regional Park but must be kept on leash. There is very little shade along the trail, so th...

    4 miles 833 ft gain

  • Hike the Peters Canyon Loop

    The Peters Canyon Loop is a 5.9 mile hike near Orange, CA. This trail offers scenic lake views and is dog-friendly. If you're looking for a shorter 2.2 mile hike, check out this adventure.  

    5.9 miles 623 ft gain

  • Hike Peters Canyon Lakeview Trail

    Peters Canyon Lakeview trail is a 2.2 mile family-friendly loop hike with views of the reservoir in Orange, CA. This trail is a great option for stretching your legs or taking the whole family out on a stroll. For the longer, 5.9 mile loop, check ...

    2.2 miles 187 ft gain

  • Explore the Great Egret Loop Trail

    The Great Egret Loop in Santiago Hills Park is an easy drive from Orange County. The trail is shared by mountain bikers, trail runners, hikers, horseback riders and dog walkers. The trail is open year-round. In the spring you will see lots of flow...

    5.6 miles 1036 ft gain

  • Hike the Oak Canyon Bluebird and Wren Trail

    The Oak Canyon Bluebird and Wren Trail features beautiful wildflowers and is accessible year-round. The trail is well kept and offers lots of shady spots. The first portion of this hike will take you up a hill, and then to a fork. One direction wi...

    1.6 miles 272 ft gain

  • Explore the Fullerton Loop Trail

    The Fullerton Loop Trail is a patchwork of old horseback riding trails that run along property lines and railroad beds. There are plenty of side trails along the main loop if you'd like to explore or expand your hike. These side trails are great f...

    11.2 miles 1030 ft gain

  • Hike the Limestone Canyon Trail

    This trail is open once a month - check the schedule before you go. The trail features beautiful wildflowers and is most commonly used by horseback riders, mountain bikers, and hikers.  This trail is open for special events, which can be found her...

    10.6 miles 1377 ft gain

  • Hike the Quail Loop Trail

    This trail is great for families and for trail runners. There are many side trails that jut out from this loop, so the Quail Loop is also a perfect warm-up for trail runners looking for a longer route. There is very little shade on this trail, so ...

    1.8 miles 144 ft gain

  • Hike to Black Star Canyon Falls

    Waterfalls in Orange County are far and few between, with the best lying near and inside the Cleveland National Forest. Black Star Canyon Falls are some of the best just after a rain if you are heading out during a dry time of the season you shoul...

    7.5 miles 913 ft gain

  • Hike the Black Star Canyon Trail

    The Black Star Canyon Trail is 6.8 miles out and back, which allows dogs and mountain biking. This trail is also good for nature trips and birding. The trail follows a river and you will pass by some interesting caves. The trail is open year round...

    6.8 miles 1013 ft gain

  • Explore the Turtle Rock Trail

    The view from the top is amazing, with ocean views to the West and mountain views to the North. This is a great location for a picnic lunch or a sunset picnic dinner. After sunset, the skyline twinkles with city lights.  It is recommended to park ...

    1.6 miles 413 ft gain

  • Hike the Scully Ridge Trail

    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 horseba...

    9.7 miles 2027 ft gain

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Palmdale, California

      Meadow Group Campground

      Overview Meadow Group Campground is located off State Highway 2 between the Manzanita Loop of the Chilao Campground and the Chilao Ranger Station, 26 miles north of the 210 Freeway in La Canada, Ca...

    • Palmdale, California

      Coulter Group Campground

      Overview At Coulter Group Campground groups can relax and enjoy the experience of being outdoors without traveling far from the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area. The Angeles Crest Highway,...

    • Pearblossom, California

      Bandido Group Campground

      Overview Groups of all types will enjoy staying at the Bandido Group Campground, which boasts beautiful scenery in a relaxing, rustic atmosphere. The site accommodates groups of up to 150 campers, ...

    • Azusa, California

      Jackson Flats

      Overview Jackson Flats is a group camping facility located next to beautiful Grassy Hollow Visitor Center, which holds numerous nature programs, hikes and activities on Saturdays during the summer....

    • Valyermo, California

      Lake Campground

      Overview Lake Campground offers an excellent escape from the city, just a short drive northeast of the Los Angeles metro area. It's set on the shores of Jackson Lake, providing a scenic, peaceful s...

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