Costa Mesa

Costa Mesa Bark Park       (714) 754-5300
Open: dawn – 9 p.m.; closed Wednesday for maintenance. TeWinkle Park, corner of Arlington Ave. and Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa. www.tinyurl.com/costamesabarkpark

Talbert Regional Park       (949) 923-2250
North Talbert offers 91 acres and South Talbert is 88 acres. The trail system allows linkage to other parks up and down the stream along the Santa Ana River. 1298 Victoria Ave., Costa Mesa. www.ocparks.com/parks/talbert