Irvine at Its Best

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Outdoor Activities

Hiking, Biking, Outdoor Adventure & More!

If you love hiking, biking and outdoor adventure, Irvine might just become your new go-to destination for miles of trails through preserved open space and perfect weather for all-year outdoor enjoyment. Irvine also offers activities abound throughout the Villages of Irvine. From organized sports to community involvement, the resources listed here will help you take full advantage of all that your community has to offer.


Central Bark Dog Park

6405 Oak Canyon

Irvine, CA 92602 
Phone: (949) 724-7740

2.8 acres of off-leash joy for pets of all ages and sizes. Open between 6:30 a.m. and 10 p.m.


Harvard Skate Park

14701 Harvard Ave. 

Irvine, CA 92606

Phone: (949) 724-6830

Visit this 10,000 square-foot concrete skateboard park with bowls, rails, fun boxes and street obstacles.


Irvine Park Railroad

1 Irvine Park Road

Irvine, CA 92869

Phone: (714) 997-3968


1/3 scale train ride through scenic, historic Irvine Regional Park. Enjoy the park's many other activities including the Zoo, Wheel Fun Rentals® bike and paddleboat rentals, pony rides and hiking.


OC Hiking Club 

2222 Michelson Drive 
Suite 2470

Irvine, CA 92612 

Phone: (866) 596-4453

Largest hiking club in Orange County. Beginners to advanced, with over 100 family-style hikes per month. Connect with nature; hike coastal hills, forests, lakes, rivers, streams, waterfalls, deserts and mountain tops.


UCI Arboretum 
University of California, Irvine 

Located just south of the corner of Campus Drive and Jamboree Road

Irvine, CA 92614

Phone: (949) 824-5833

The UCI Arboretum is a 12.5-acre botanic garden and research facility. The Arboretum provides an introduction to the unique flora of coastal California from Irvine south into Mexico, as well as other representative habitats within the California Floristic Province. There is also a strong emphasis on the plant communities that occur in the Irvine area, in addition to plants of southern Africa, particularly Aloes and South African bulb species.


Wheel Fun Rentals at Irvine Regional Park 

1 Irvine Park Road 
Orange, CA 92689 

Phone: (714) 997-3636

Wheel Fun Rentals® at Irvine Park offers bikes that can be rented in the beautiful and historic Irvine Regional Park. Bikes available to rent include the surrey, double surrey, tandem bikes, kids bikes and more. Paddleboats are also available for rent.