Category: Orange County – Coast

Laguna Beach, Newport, Dana Point and more.

Harriet Wieder Park

Harriet Wieder Park Location: 19521 Seapoint Ave, Huntington Beach.  From the traffic circle in Long Beach, take Pacific Coast Highway south for 10.2 miles.  Turn left onto Seapoint Ave, drive a mile to Garfield Ave (past the park entrance) and make a U-turn.  Head back toward P.C.H. and enter the parking lot on your right.…

Harriet Wieder Park, Huntington Beach, CA

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Turtle Ridge Loop (Irvine)

Location: 6400 Shady Canyon Drive, Irvine.  From I-405, take the Culver Drive exit, go south (right if you’re coming from the north, left if from the south) for 2.6 miles and turn left on Shady Canyon Drive.  Go 1.6 miles and park in the lot signed for Bommer Canyon (open daily from 7am to 6pm.)…

Old Saddleback, Orange County, CA

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Badlands Trail (Laguna Niguel)

Text and photography copyright 2011 by David W. Lockeretz, all rights reserved. Information and opinions provided are kept current to the best of the author’s ability. All readers hike at their own risk, and should be aware of the possible dangers of hiking, walking and other outdoor activities. The author does not take any responsibility…

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Gum Grove Park

Text and photography copyright 2011 by David W. Lockeretz, all rights reserved.  Information and opinions provided are kept current to the best of the author’s ability.  All readers hike at their own risk, and should be aware of the possible dangers of hiking, walking and other outdoor activities.  The author does not take any responsibility…

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Dana Point Headlands

Location: Dana Point Nature Interpretive Center, 34558 Scenic Drive, Dana Point. From I-5, take exit 79 for Pacific Coast Highway. Head west on P.C.H. for 0.9 mile to Dana Harbor Drive. Turn left and follow Dana Harbor Drive 1.2 miles to Cove Road. Turn right and follow Cove Road 0.2 mile uphill to Scenic Drive.…

Dana Point Headlands, Orange County, CA

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