Hiking opportunities in Orange County

When you search homes for sale in Orange County, you likely want to make sure you find a house that is close to the things you care about. These things are different for everyone - for some, it might mean near to a luxurious shopping mall or a variety of fine dining options, but for others this might include being close to best beach for surfing.

However, if your favorite past time is hiking, you'll be happy to hear there are many opportunities in Orange County. One of the most popular hikes in the area is the Upper Newport Back Bay trail. This is a good route for beginners, with easy trails spanning over 752 acres. To go on this hike, the Orange County Register suggests meeting at the Back Bay Interpretive Center at 2301 University Drive in Newport.

Another great hike is the West Ridge, Lynx and Cholla Trail loop in Laguna Beach. It's a total of 5.3 miles and includes views of the Pacific Ocean and shaded areas under sycamore trees.

There are also many parks in Orange County that have hiking trails. A favorite among locals is Carbon Canyon Regional Park located at 4442 Carbon Canyon Road in Brea, as well as Aliso And Wood Canyons Wilderness Park at 28373 Alicia Parkway in Laguna Niguel.