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My favorite place to walk in Irvine!

I walk here several times a week. The park is meticulously cared for and the staff is friendly... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2018
Janet E
Irvine, California
Beautiful park!!

I LOVE this park. It’s absolutely beautiful, very large open spaces of grass, fun playgrounds for... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
Newport Beach, California
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  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“large lake”(2 reviews)
“turtles”(4 reviews)
“picnic”(8 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed 10 December 2018

I walk here several times a week. The park is meticulously cared for and the staff is friendly! Great place to bird-watch.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Janet E
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

I LOVE this park. It’s absolutely beautiful, very large open spaces of grass, fun playgrounds for the kids to play and pretty ponds filled with ducks that you can go feed for fun. It’s also a lovely place for photo shoots, i frequently see families...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank TashaBJohnston
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

I was in Irvine on a lengthy business trip and decided to walk down to the park from Park Place. Was a nice 90 minutes or so I spent at the park, there is a lake and several trails. On balance though I prefer the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Guide603773
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Nice open space park. Decent sized lake in the middle with ducks, mud hens, geese, herons and turtles! Play spaces fro the younger (under 12) kids. Lots of grass upon which to play, throw a ball or have a picnic.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank BE_Travelin
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Really cool regional park. You have to pay to get in but jas some of the cleanest restrooms I jave ever seen at a park. 2 lakes with walking bridge over where they connect. Bike path, wooded path and lots of sidewalks. The lake allows...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank kylebistline
Reviewed 20 October 2017

I ran several cross country races here, and the scenery is gorgeous, and the course is flat. The large lake is a staple at this park. In addition to races, there are other events held here such as birthday parties. People can bike, have picnics,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank youngtravellermc
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

The absolute most impressive item are the spotless bathrooms! I love spending time outdoors, and the one item I almost always hate is using the public restrooms-- not here. What brought me to the park, was the closeness to our residence. The grounds are wonderfully...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Dr_Svoboda
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The park is large and quiet on most days. It is an excellent place to take a relaxing long stroll. We attended the free concert and movie in mid-July. The events were so fun and interesting. Our daughter even went up the stage to dance...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank DianaPei
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Great park for young kids.. good spot for daily walk . Well maintained.. Only issue Canada geese poop in walk ways

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank sreenat
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Mason Park is operated by the County of Orange, and they do a heck of a good job here during these events, with free parking provided. Movies begin at sunset, concerts at 6:00 PM. For the concerts ONLY, alcohol is allowed in the park during...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank I6181ENjamesw
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