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Address: 1 Irvine Park Rd, Orange, CA 92869-1000
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+1 714-633-8074

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Historical Park With All It's Glory

This is a wonderful place for nature hikes, cycling , picnicking,birthday parties, taking paddle boats across the lake, swinging and sliding with the kids. One can go horseback... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Jonathan M
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Orange, California
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Orange, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a wonderful place for nature hikes, cycling , picnicking,birthday parties, taking paddle boats across the lake, swinging and sliding with the kids. One can go horseback riding or just have the kids ride the horses in the designated areas. They have a great museum and wonderful California nature zoo. One can see owls, foxes, cougars, bears etc. etc.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Irvine Park is beautiful and has something for everyone! One can enjoy a relaxed day laying around reading a book, or a romantic picnic lunch. The zoo is fun to visit. Kids love the train ride, the boat rides, the horse rides, and of course feeding the ducks.There are nice hikes that begin in the park and can one many... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a very big park. This time we were there for the zoo, but after we had enougth time to bike around they also have food and clean restrooms, water is available around the park. The are trails for walking or biking bring your own bikes or rent some here. I saw lots off dogs in leashes.

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Thank Sandra S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the most enjoyable parks in Orange County. Great hiking trails, horse back riding, playgrounds for kids, and lots of recreational rentals. There is also the OC Zoo which is a great price for a fun outing with kids.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

We took a picnic lunch to the park while we waited for The Christmas Train to run. Plenty of tables and beautiful trees surround the eating area. We saw many peacocks strolling around which was fun. They have an info center talking about the local area back in the day with stuffed animals that you would find in that area.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Huge park with lots of trails, plenty of parking available,lots of shade trees. Easy access off Jamboree road. Great for Cross-country races. There is a railroad and zoo but I did not use either on this trip. Love this park!

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Orange, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

The PC zoo is a hidden gem in this place. The perfect place for a picnic. They have a train and paddle boats as well. Just make sure u bring money for parking

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Much to do here ... Would be here often if I lived in the area. RECOMMENDED for Families ... Plan a Day Out !!

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Fullerton, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Irvine regional park is a great park and is enjoyable for the entire family. The Park is run by the county and entrance fees are minimal. Great place to hike, walk your dog or ride your bike. Many great places for picnic areas around the park.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

The park is, overall, a fantastic place to escape the city. Plenty of space and activities for all ages. Lots of playgrounds for young families and plenty of picnic space. At this time of the year the annual pumpkin patch is really worth visiting. This is very well managed, with plenty of different activities for kids of most ages. From... More 

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