Filled with stunningly beautiful, pristine beaches and nature preserves, the Corona del Mar area is perfect for luxury home buyers who love spending time in the great outdoors. If you enjoy hiking or biking for fitness and leisure, Corona del Mar’s incredible weather makes it easy to enjoy these pastimes all year. Be sure to experience these great local trails.
This short hike is considered one of the most beautiful in Orange County and will work for nearly all levels of fitness. Perfect at dawn or dusk, during the scenic walk you’ll be treated to sweeping cliff views of the beach and ocean. The areas surrounding the hike are ideal for post-exercise picnics and relaxation.
Back Bay Loop Trail is a 10.5-mile trail, superb for anyone who enjoys running, walking, or bicycling. The circular route makes it easy to enter and exit the trail at any point, with landmarks along the path such as the Newport Dunes, Back Bay Lookout, as well as multiple parks, nature, and aquatic centers. Well-maintained paved, flat roads make it easy for all levels of fitness to enjoy the estuary views.
This natural wonder is an astonishing canyon right by the coastal areas of Newport Beach. The 2.6 mile Buck Gully Trail, which connects to the short 0.7 mile Bobcat Trail, will work for all ages. The paved and dirt portions of the trail are both well kept, and the views of streams, wildflowers, and canyon views throughout the hike will make visitors feel like they’ve stepped into another world.
At just over a mile long, the Castaways Trail is just right for beginners, or those looking for a longer run can connect to the Back Bay Loop Trail afterwards. On this paved path you’ll get to feast your eyes on an amazing number of landmarks and views, such as Newport Harbor, Fashion Island, and the Pacific Ocean.
The stunning Crystal Cove State Park is right next door to Corona del Mar and features dozens of amazing trails that will keep hikers and mountain bikers busy all day. All the trails are well groomed and feature ocean views. A few of the trails include:
Easy Trail - This easier, three mile hike is ideal for beginners and those looking for a short trek.
Moderate Loop - By including moderate uphill climbs, this 2.85 mile hike is somewhat more difficult than the easy trail.
Difficult Loop - The more difficult loop takes about two hours to hike five miles, with steep and moderate hills.
Park Perimeter Hike - For a strenuous, nine-mile hike or biking path fitness challenge, hike around the perimeter of the canyon.