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Upper Newport Bay Regional Park

600 Shellmaker Rd, Newport Beach, CA 92660-8212
+1 949-640-6746
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Excellent escape! Run, bike, walk and hike the beautiful trails!

No trip to Newport Beach is complete without at least one morning spent in Upper Newport Bay... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2018
Mrchanute
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Chanute, Kansas
Beautiful Nature Area

This area is great for nature walks or bike rides. Photographers love it here. Alot of birds pass... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
Shawna B
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North Carolina
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600 Shellmaker Rd, Newport Beach, CA 92660-8212
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+1 949-640-6746
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

No trip to Newport Beach is complete without at least one morning spent in Upper Newport Bay Regional Park (the 'Back Bay'). Easily accessible from several locations (including the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach), this extensive trail system offers an excellent paved loop (and unpaved trails...More

1  Thank Mrchanute
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

This area is great for nature walks or bike rides. Photographers love it here. Alot of birds pass through at different times of the year. It's a place to get away from the business of life for a while.

Thank Shawna B
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Reviewed 22 November 2016

Nice paths to walk around the bay (only few locations along roads in rural areas). Several paths only for pedestrians or bikers, which gives good nature-feeling. Good information center (north-side).

Thank arminius778
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Reviewed 11 November 2016

there you find kayak, paddle boards and smalls boats for rental and there is a very good bike lane for ciclying or running

Thank Unterleider H
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

This is the best place to see wild life, mostly birds int he area. It is great to walk or bike around. I love it at night, when it is very peaceful.

Thank Sienna G
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

The "Back Bay" has gorgeous views and is fun to explore by Kayak or walking it's nature paths. It can be a little bit smelly depending on water flow from the river but a goregous walk

1  Thank CaribbeanFan79
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Reviewed 19 June 2016

I was staying at the Marriott Newport Beach Spa and Resort. The park is about 3/4 of a mile from the hotel. There is a road that runs along side the bay. It is paved and there was no traffic. I was there in the...More

Thank Climb14ers
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Reviewed 4 June 2016

Need to get out and commune with nature? Here's the place. Good sized parking lot, well marked trails and the Nature Center too. Very clean and alive with little critters for the kids to be on the look-out for. Gardeners will love the big variety...More

Thank Lilia W
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Reviewed 9 February 2016

The park is a magical place. You run into people walking dogs, riding bikes, skating, and perhaps just sitting and watching the view. It is a wonderful place that is there for everyone to enjoy. We loved riding our bikes around the whole park and...More

Thank Nancy S
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Reviewed 31 January 2016

There is a literal warren of dirt trails running through this Back Bay unimproved regional park. There are numerous species of birds on view including hawks and vultures. Some horses and bicycles use the trails, but it is so extensive that there are lots of...More

1  Thank Mike K
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