Hikers say it’s like having a national park in your backyard.
There are several fun ways to experience the newly opened Irvine Lake.
The lake is part of The Irvine Ranch’s 57,500 acres of permanently preserved open space – land the Irvine Company dedicated for public use and enjoyment.
More than half of The Irvine Ranch – 57,500 acres of open space – has been set aside for preservation and education.
Irvine offers an abundance of beautiful and scenic trails. Here are three of our top picks.
Whether you are a fan of jogging, bicycling, riding a horse or pushing a stroller, you might want to check out the Hicks Canyon Trail, a pleasant 2-miler with bucolic scenery and a birdsong soundtrack.
The Irvine Ranch collection of Tom Fazio golf courses is one of the best anywhere.
Among Irvine’s 268 parks and expansive open space preserves, the Jeffrey Open Space Trail is a special place that almost defies classification.
Journey through the open space preserve between Irvine and Crystal Cove State Park during a special Wilderness Access Day event hosted by the city of Irvine and Irvine Ranch Conservancy on July 20.
The city’s Master Plan has made it a pioneer in sustainability.