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A walking tour of the JEFFREY OPEN SPACE TRAIL

May 23, 2018

A walking tour of the JEFFREY OPEN SPACE TRAIL

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.

Come on out and play

May 23, 2018

Come on out and play

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.

A Walk in the Park

May 2, 2018

A Walk in the Park

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.

‘Open space makes a city great’

Apr 29, 2018

‘Open space makes a city great’

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.

Kids Spring into Earth Day

Apr 23, 2018

Kids Spring into Earth Day

There’s nothing like a picture-perfect Earth Day weekend to let nature work its magic on a group of wide-eyed children.

2018: The year of open space

Mar 20, 2018

2018: The year of open space

It’s the year of open space in Irvine — 2018 marks the anniversaries of two major milestones in the city’s history of natural open space preservation and stewardship.

Old road reborn as wilderness trail

Mar 19, 2018

Old road reborn as wilderness trail

On The Irvine Ranch, outdoor enthusiasts can venture deep into the preserved open spaces along beautiful single-track trails that began life as back-country roads once patrolled by ranch hands in pickup trucks.