The Irvine Ranch Northern Open Space Preserve delivers a wilderness experience unlike any in Orange County.
The “sunset switch” is the time each day when some animals retreat to rest and others come out to forage or hunt.
Some locals call Fremont Canyon the “Yosemite of Orange County” due to its picturesque rock formations and caves. Its ridgelines offer sweeping views of Orange County and downtown Los Angeles on clear days.
Despite what some suggest, Southern California does have seasons. They are governed by a Mediterranean climate that gives us a dry period and a wet period within a calendar year.
Watching birds is gratifying at so many levels. You don’t have to travel far. You can enjoy it at any pace, from recreation to scientific pursuit. You can include family and friends.
The Irvine Ranch Southern Open Space Preserve encompasses some of the most picturesque environments in Southern California.
Author Florence Williams explores the ‘myriad health benefits’ of spending time outdoors.
Pass along forested foothills and meadows of poppies to the shores of Upper Newport Bay.
Central Bark features nearly 3 acres of open field for off-leash play, with three water stations.
Life teems within a coast live oak.