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Back Bay Drive

Easy

Trail

3.4 mile 5.4 kilometer point to point
100% Runnable
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 25' 7 m
Descent: -29' -9 m
High: 31' 9 m
Low: 8' 3 m

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Max Grade: 2% (1°)

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Trail shared by Peter Magnuson

Earn some great views of Back Bay along this awesome path.

Peter Magnuson

Features Birding · River/Creek · Views

Runner Notes

Great for speed work and intervals.

Description

This trail can be a continuation of the Back Bay Loop Trail. It follows the south side of the Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve. In other words, same scenery, different angle. Not as many off-road trail options on this side of the creek as the northern side. This trail is great for speed work and intervals because it is well maintained and smooth. As with the north side, be aware of cyclists. They love the trail for the same reasons.

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Land Manager: City of Irvine

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in Laguna Beach

#2,007

in California

#18,026

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