Los Angeles/ Parks & Nature
Published on August 14, 2019
The 5 best parks in IrvineBill Barber Community Park | Photo: Henry C./Yelp

Looking to check out the best parks in town?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top parks in Irvine, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture next time you're seeking to kick back and relax.

1. Bill Barber Community Park

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Topping the list is Bill Barber Community Park. Located at 4 Civic Center Plaza in West Park, it's the highest-rated park in Irvine, boasting 4.5 stars out of 115 reviews on Yelp.

2. William R. Mason Regional Park

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Next up is University Town Center's William R. Mason Regional Park, at 18712 University Drive. With 4.5 stars out of 95 reviews on Yelp, the park and venue/event space has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Sweet Shade Neighborhood Park

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Back in West Park isĀ Sweet Shade Neighborhood Park, at 15 Sweet Shade. It's another top choice, with Yelpers giving the park, which also has a community room, five stars out of 35 reviews.

4. Mike Ward Community Park - Woodbridge

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Mike Ward Community Park - Woodbridge, a park, recreation center and boating spot, is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 84 Yelp reviews. Head over to 20 Lake Road to see for yourself.

5. Heritage Park Community Center

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Finally, over in El Camino Real, check out Heritage Park Community Center, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 46 reviews on Yelp. You can find the park, playground and community center at 14301 Yale Ave.

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