HIKE Orange County


Best Day Hikes in OC’s Parks & Preserves, Beach Hikes, Too!

“When John McKinney says, ‘Take a hike!’ you know it will be a good one.”
-Larry Mantle, host of AirTalk, KPCC

From Peters Canyon to Holy Jim Waterfall to the Laguna Coast Wilderness, John McKinney shares his favorite tales, along with the best trails in the canyons and foothills, and along the coast.

  • Head for the hills with great hikes in the Laguna Hills, Anaheim Hills and Santa Ana Mountains. Discover waterfalls, wildflowers and near-wilderness surprisingly nearby.
  • Get healthy workouts and inspiring views on ascents to Robbers Peak, Old Saddleback and Top of the World. Hike dramatic bluffs, delight in glorious sunsets.
  • Choose from easy nature walks near town, moderate hikes in quiet canyons and all-day adventures in wilderness parks. Enjoy OC’s best beach walks and coastal hikes.

Along with HIKE Orange County, check out the other popular Trailmaster Trail Guides, including HIKE the San Gabriel Mountains and HIKE Griffith Park and Hollywood Hills.