Regional Trails

Hicks Canyon Regional Trail & Bikeway

Regional Trails

13042 Old Myford Road
Irvine, CA 92602-2304
(714) 973-6680 or (714) 973-6865
ocparks@ocparks.com

Trail Hours: Fall - Winter Hours, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. PST 
Trail Hours: Spring - Summer Hours, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. PDT

Many regional parks are connected to each other by a network of regional riding and hiking trails and Class I (paved off-road) bikeways. Riding and hiking trails have a soft surface, typically composed of native soil or decomposed granite (DG). Trails are used by equestrians, pedestrians, and mountain bicyclists. Class I bikeways are paved with asphalt or concrete, and are used by bicyclists and pedestrians.

News

May 1, 2020 
OC Parks COVID-19 Modified Operations

UPDATED MAY 29, 2020 - In an effort to minimize the impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19) on park patrons, staff, and the Orange County community at large, and consistent with the guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Governor’s office, the Orange County Board of Supervisors and the Orange County Health Care Agency (HCA), OC Parks is operating in the following manner as of Thursday, May 29, 2020.


September 21, 2018 
Electric Bicycles Now Permitted on Regional Bikeways

For the past 20 years, Orange County Codified Ordinance OCCO 2-5-29(n) prohibited the use of all motorized conveyances, including electric bicycles (eBikes) on all County bikeways and trails.

On July 17, 2018, the Board of Supervisors passed a revision to the ordinance, making the following exception: “Class 1 and Class 2 electric bicycles, as defined by the California Vehicle Code, on those regional paved, off-road bikeways designated for such use by the Director of OC Parks.”

Currently, this means that Class 1 and 2 eBikes are now permitted on more than 75 miles of paved Orange County regional bikeways. Due to safety concerns, all classes of eBikes continue to be prohibited on unpaved trails within regional and wilderness parks.


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