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Beach Review of Upper Newport Bay Ecological Reserve & Preserve

Away Travel Expert: Christine Loomis
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BeachExpert Rating 5.0 out of 5
BeachExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • Upper Newport Bay is an estuary, where fresh and saltwater meet and mix, creating a unique habitat for flora and fauna. Some 200 species of birds, as well as mammals, fish, and plants call this estuary home.
  • Kayaking, fishing, canoeing, hiking, and cycling are all popular here. The Reserve is home to six rare or endangered species of birds, and one endangered plant species.
  • Guided nature walks are usually offered the first and/or third Saturday of the month. Friends Tours take place the second Saturday of the month from October through March. Both are free. Call 949.923.2269 for information.

600 Shellmaker Road
Newport Beach, California 92660
Parking: Call for details

Visitor Information

Telephone Number: +1 949 640 6746
Fax: +1 949 640 1742
Email: info@newportbay.org
Neighborhood: South Orange County
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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