Self-Guided Bike Tour

Fountain Valley Bike Tour

Hop on a bike and explore California's iconic Orange County on our fun-filled self-guided bike tour, included FREE with half-day and full-day rentals. Beginning at Fountain Valley's popular Mile Square Park, the route takes you down the Santa Ana River Trail past fascinating points of interest such as Le Bard Park, Balboa Beach, Newport Island, and more!

In the heart of the family-friendly community of Fountain Valley resides the spacious Mile Square Park that is just a stone-throw away from the Santa Ana River Trail. On this bike path you’ll see beautiful views, such as Fairview Park with its native animal and plant habitats, and Huntington State Beach that has breathtaking scenery on the edge of the Pacific Ocean. The bike path ends where the Santa Ana River meets the ocean, take a breather at the Balboa Pier or get a snack on the Newport Beach Pier. The self-guided bike tour is included FREE with half-day and full-day rentals!

Starting at $28

Skill Level

Approx. Time

3 – 4 hours


25 Miles Round-trip
Santa Ana River

Spanning 75 miles from the San Bernardino National Forest, the Santa Ana River is one of the largest river systems in Southern California.

Fairview Park

This community-focused park hosts many events and workshops, including monthly model train rides operated by the Orange County Model Engineers.

Huntington State Beach

A beach busy with outdoor activities including surfing, cycling, body boarding and fishing, Huntington State Beach has expansive sandy shores and bonfire rings.

Newport Island

As you ride into Newport Beach, you’re actually crossing the Pacific Ocean onto Newport Island. Food, shopping and fun activities are abundant on this lively island.

Le Bard Park

Baseball is a main focus in this family-friendly park, where you also might hear a haunted whisper on a nearby wooden bridge.

Balboa Pier

Stop and take a breather on a bench or picnic table as you take in the groups of whaling ships and fishing vessels that line the harbored edge of Balboa Peninsula.

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Included with this

Self-Guided Tour

  • Your choice of bike
  • A helmet
  • A bike lock

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What to bring & wear

  • Comfortable clothes and shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Water bottle
  • Your camera
  • Snacks, or cash for lunch

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Tour FAQs

What's included on my tour?

Our self-guided tours include your choice of bicycle, a route map with all the great points of interest and historic facts about the area, a helmet, bike bag or basket, and a bike lock. Plus, our rental clerks are happy to help you select the perfect bike for your adventure.

What do I need to bring?

We have your ride and route covered - so all you need to bring are comfortable clothes and shoes, sunglasses, sunscreen, water, and your camera. And don't forget to bring some cash for lunch or a snack along the way! Bike bags/baskets are provided on all bikes for easy storage of items.

How long is the tour?

While on one of our self-guided tours, you can expect to be out exploring for 3 to 4 hours. This includes approximately 2 hours of riding time and 1 to 2 hours for lunch, shopping, photo opts, and exploring the area.

I want to take the tour...

You've made a great choice! We have plenty of bikes available, so no need to call, just come by. When you arrive, mention the bike tour. Our fantastic staff will ensure that you have everything you need. We don't take reservations, so please stop by our location.

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