Newport Beach prides itself on pristine California beaches with 10 miles of coastline for surfing, swimming, or sunbathing that easily rank among the best California beaches. Millions of people visit Newport Beach annually and enjoy the sand, pier, ocean, and boardwalk. The most famous spot for seeing monstrous surf is The Wedge at 2172 E. Ocean Front. Thirteen Newport beaches have received a 5-star rating by the Natural Resources Defense Council with Newport Municipal Beach taking top honors.
Enjoy a warm fire and dig your toes in the cold sand. It’s an ideal way to spend the time with family or friends. The fire rings are located at Corona del Mar State Beach and near the Balboa Pier.
Upper Newport Bay Beach is one of the premier recreational assets. The 10.5-mile Back Bay Loop Trail offers fantastic terrain for hiking and biking. For marine, and wildlife buffs, the Back Bay Science Center provides a hands-on learning experience about the species of the estuary.
Newport Beaches have dozens of parks with play equipment, baseball/softball diamonds, and basketball courts for all ages to enjoy.