Irvine is nationally renowned for schools and safety. Now it’s gaining a reputation for parks as well.
One of my favorite things about Irvine is how much nature we have right outside our door. We’re talking 260 parks and 16,000 acres of open space.
In preparation for the 1953 Boy Scout Jamboree, Irvine Company built an eight-mile gravel road.
Event takes place Thursday, July 19, 3–5 p.m. and will include displays, flag ceremony, photos and socializing.
What makes a park special? I never really thought about it much until I stepped onto the Jeffrey Open Space Trail last week. Now I know. It’s a place that pulls you into another world — filled with natural and man-made beauty.
The Jeffrey Open Space Trail is really a 76-acre linear park filled with surprises. The trail winds through meadows, tunnels and tree-lined stretches that offer 3.5 miles of uninterrupted beauty, nature and, at times, art and history.
Irvine’s 260+ parks make it one of America’s greenest cities — and they make a walk in the park easy and fun. Use this first-ever comprehensive parks guide to discover them yourself.
On the stunning morning of April 14, residents gathered at Quail Hill to celebrate two open space milestones in Irvine’s long history of preservation.
There’s nothing like a picture-perfect Earth Day weekend to let nature work its magic on a group of wide-eyed children.
The City of Irvine invites you to the 30th Anniversary Open Space Celebration on Sat., April 14, at the Quail Hill Trailhead.