Here are some of the responses we’ve received so far.

SPON has spent over 40 years protecting and preserving some of Newport Beach’s finest and most important local treasures. If you don’t see your treasure below, send us an image and a note about why it’s important to you.  Click here and use our Treasure Hunt form.

SPECIAL FEATURES – Our Unique Landscape

Buck Gully
    Little Corona
    Inspiration Point
    Lower Bay Small Boat Harbor
    Upper Newport Bay Preserve and Wildlife Refuge
    The Wedge
    Big Corona
    The Beaches
    The Bluffs overlooking the harbor
    The Coastline
    Banning Ranch
    The Hills

    View from Ocean Ave View Park
    View from Castaways Park
    Castaways Park
    Single story houses and walkable neighborhoods
    Newport Dunes
    The Weather
    Shade Trees
    Orange Coast River Park
    Cliff Drive Natural Park
    Peace and tranquility
    Fresh Air
    Sunrise/Sunset Views
    Saddleback Mountain View

SPECIAL PLACES – Our Unique Public Facilities

Newport Aquatic Center
    Sherman Library & Gardens
    Back Bay Science Center
    Muth Interpretive Center
    Environmental Nature Center
    Four Public Libraries in four distinct “villages”
    Public Parks
    CdM Goldenrod Footbridge
    The Boardwalks
    Sidewalks and walkable neighborhoods
    Balboa Island Museum
    The Dunes Trailer Park
    The Ferry
Fire Stations (all of them)

 Newport Harbor High School
    Newport Elementary School
    The Molly McClintock statue at CdM Library
    Back Bay Drive “The Low Road”
    OASIS Senior Center
    City of Newport Beach Parks and Recreation Classes
    Balboa Island Post Office
    Fire Rings
    Watching sailboat races
    The Piers
    The Rabbits at City Hall Park
    Newport Beach Animal Shelter
    Upper Newport Bay Preserve

SPECIAL SPOTS – Unique Businesses, Restaurants, and Hangouts

Galley Café
    The Pavilion
    Dad’s Donuts
    Pizza Pete’s
    The Fun Zone Ferris Wheel
    Harborside-Pavilion Restaurant  
    Pearson’s Port Seafood Barge
    Five Crowns
    Sherman Library & Gardens
    Café Jardin
    Yacht Clubs
    Crab Cooker
    C’est si Bon
    Muldoon’s Irish Pub
    Minney’s Marine Hardware
    Rusty Pelican
    Catalina Flyer
    Newport Theater Arts Center
    The New Port Theater
    Regency Historic Lido Theatre

Newport Beach Tennis Club
    Blackie’s by the Sea
    The Stag
    The Blue Beet
    Wilma’s Patio
    Dory Fishermen
    Our Gang General Store
    21 Oceanfront
    The Pine Gardens
    The Alley
    Chicken Coop  
    The Quiet Woman
    Ruby’s on the Pier
    Charlie’s Chili
    Spaghetti Bender
    Community Animal Network
    National Cat Protection Society

 The Wedge

Sherman Library & Gardens



Little Corona Beach

Goldenrod Footbridge


Our Branch Libraries

Inspiration Point

Muldoon’s Irish Pub

Galley Cafe

Our Fire Stations


The Pavillion

The Ferry

Environmental Nature Center

Crab Cooker

Castaways Park

Buck Gully

Back Bay Early Morning

Our Feathered Friends

Back Bay at Sunrise

Rainbow over Banning Ranch

Dory Fisherman