Little ones love to be outdoors and Orange County is full of stroller-friendly hikes that are perfect for the next sunny day. Our friends at AllTrails sent over their top picks for hikes that are flat, paved and easy for strollers. You can head to Costa Mesa for a wildflower hike or to Newport Beach and hope to spot a whale offshore. These family-friendly hikes in Orange County are your ticket to four-wheeled adventure!

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1. Back Bay to East Bluff

Back Bay to Eastbluff is a heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Costa Mesa, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking, running, and bird watching and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

A popular, mostly flat, wide asphalt path. The only hill is between where you park and getting down to the path. Follows along the Back Bay with constant views out to the bay and bluffs along the opposite side. Keep an eye out for birds, lizards, snakes, bunnies, fish, etc.

Distance: 4.8 miles
Difficulty: Easy

photo: Hidgalgo Iris/AllTrails

2. Jeffrey Open Space Trail

Jeffrey Open Space Trail is a moderately trafficked loop trail located near East Irvine, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking, running, nature trips, and road biking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

A very smooth paved trail with shade and scenic views of the city and flowers, trees, and wildlife (squirrels and raccoons).

Distance: 6.1 miles
Difficulty: Easy

photo: Rose Mary Rodrigues/AllTrails

3. Huntington Beach Trail

Huntington Beach Trail is a moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Newport Beach, California that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking, running, bird watching, and road biking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Hike beside the famous broad beaches of Huntington on this easy, flat, paved multi-use trail. Huntington Beach is famous for its wide, sandy beaches and surfing. It's also a great place for an easy, flat walk along the coastline.

Distance: 4.2 miles
Difficulty: Easy

photo: Tim Celis/AllTrails

4. El Dorado Park Nature Trail

El Dorado Park Nature Trail is a 2.6 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Los Alamitos, California that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking, running, nature trips, and bird watching and is accessible year-round.

These trails are hidden gems in the busy city of Long Beach. You would never know that you were not lost in hidden woods, rather then less then 1/2 mile from a busy freeway.

Distance: 2.6 miles
Difficulty: Easy

photo: Randy Gilliam/AllTrails

5. Laguna Beach and Bluffs

Laguna Beach and Bluffs is a 1.3 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Laguna Beach, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking, running, and nature trips. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Busy but easy paved trail with beautiful coastal views and beach access in Heisler Park. The park also features gardens, a marine refuge, lawn bowling greens, barbecues, and sites for weddings.

Distance: 1.3 miles
Difficulty: Easy

photo: Angela Salyer/AllTrails

6. Carbon Canyon Nature Trail

Carbon Canyon Nature Trail is a 3 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Yorba Linda, California that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking, running, nature trips, and bird watching and is best used from April until December. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

This trail goes to a 10-acre area with over two hundred Coastal Redwood trees. There is a $3 parking fee on weekdays and $5 on the weekends.

Distance: 3 miles
Difficulty: Easy

photo: Millet Rodulfa/AllTrails

7. Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve Trail

Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve Trail is a heavily trafficked loop trail located near Sunset Beach, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

Another section of the network of interconnected trails surrounding the HB / Bolsa Chica ecological center, a bird-watching hotspot. Great place to walk but no bikes are allowed.

Distance: 4.5 miles
Difficulty: Easy

photo: Rak Din/AllTrails

8. Tustin Branch Trail

Tustin Branch Trail is a moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Tustin, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

This trail is perfect for a leisurely walk/ ride on most any afternoon. Very little elevation, lots of shady areas...even has a drinking fountain for you and one for your dog.

Distance: 2.8 miles
Difficulty: Easy

photo: Amanda Danielle/AllTrails

9. San Diego Creek Trail

San Diego Creek Trail is a moderately trafficked out and back trail located near East Irvine, California that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking, running, bird watching, and road biking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

This bikeway trail system leads to various locations in and around Orange County. The path is clean, level, and the asphalt road is in good condition. This route is also popular with runners and walkers.

Distance: 14.5 miles
Difficulty: Easy

photo: John Brunton/AllTrails

10. Mesa Trail

Mesa Trail is a heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Trabuco Canyon, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

This natural-surface trail is good for biking and hiking and winds through the forest with beautiful mountain views.

Distance: 1.9 miles
Difficulty: Easy

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