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Aliso Creek Riding and Hiking Trail

18.4 miles
The Aliso Creek Riding and Hiking Trail passes through the heart of Mission Viejo from South Laguna to Rancho Santa Margarita along an 18.5-mile corridor. The trail features many parks in Orange County, with plenty of rest areas and kiosks providing ...
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Alton Avenue Bike Trail

1.8 miles
The Alton Avenue Bike Trail runs adjacent to both Alton Avenue and an active railroad line through Santa Ana. The path primarily serves the recreational and commuting needs of local residents, including students at Segerstrom High School and ...
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Arroyo Seco Bike Path

2.1 miles
The Arroyo Seco Bike Path runs about 2 miles between South Pasadena and northeast Los Angeles, offering views of the LA skyline and the distant mountains. It begins south of Pasadena Avenue and travels southwest along its namesake stream for ...
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Ballona Creek Bike Path

7 miles
The Ballona Creek Bike Path follows the channelized Ballona Creek for 7 miles, from Syd Kronenthal Park in east Culver City (National Boulevard) to the Pacific Ocean, where it connects with the Santa Monica Beach and South Bay Bike Path. Along ...
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Bellflower Bike Trail

2.7 miles
The Bellflower Bike Trail runs for more than 2 miles on the right-of-way of the old Pacific Electric transit system—also known as the Red Cars—across Bellflower. At its zenith in the 1920s, Pacific Electric was the largest electric railway system ...
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Bonita Canyon Trail

3.2 miles
The Bonita Canyon Trail is a sidepath along Culver Drive and Bonita Canyon Drive linking the Orange County cities of Irvine and Newport Beach. Near the trail's midpoint, pick up the Shady Canyon Trail to head northeast to the scenic Quail Hill ...
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Browns Creek Bike Path

1.4 miles
The Browns Creek Bike Path is a paved trail that travels through the far northwestern Los Angeles neighborhood of Chatsworth. Running for nearly 1.5 miles, the path links Sierra Canyon School's Lower Campus in the north with Chatsworth's Amtrak ...
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Bud Turner Trail

1.84 miles
Experience the easy life of the West Coast on Orange County's Bud Turner Trail. Set in a quiet neighborhood in the city of Fullerton, the trail is ideal for all types of trail use and uniquely caters to equestrian use. The trail connects to ...
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Castaways Trail

1.02 miles
The short Castaways Trail has expansive views of the mountains, ocean, Upper Newport Bay and Newport Harbor. Much of the 1-mile path runs along the bluffs in Castaways Park and the trail offers several overlooks to take in the scenery. Both ...
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Chandler Bikeway

2.8 miles
The Chandler Bikeway is a jewel tucked nicely into a Burbank neighborhood. The bikeway begins as a well-maintained corridor that runs in the median between lanes of traffic on Chandler Boulevard. Like the popular Orange Line Bike Path to the ...
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Colton Rail-trail

1.9 miles
This urban trail travels along the side of North Colton Avenue and South Inland Center Drive, connecting San Bernadino and Colton. The corridor is an abandoned Southern Pacific rail line and will eventually help residents access the Santa Ana ...
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Compton Creek Bike Path

5.1 miles
The Compton Creek Bike Path crosses Compton along the east bank of its namesake creek, offering access to precious open space for the urban neighborhoods along the way. Compton Creek itself is a tributary of the Los Angeles River, and the majority ...
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Coyote Creek Bikeway

12 miles
Running through large Los Angeles suburbs in both Los Angeles County and Orange County, the Coyote Creek Bikeway follows the channelized bank of the creek through residential and industrial neighborhoods. A good commuting or recreational option, ...
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Culver Boulevard Bike Path

1.9 miles
The Culver Boulevard Bike Path is a short rail-trail located in a nicely landscaped median park in Culver City and Los Angeles. The trail was built on a former Pacific Electric interurban line—commonly known as the Red Cars after the trolley ...
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Dana Point Headlands Trail

3 miles
Want an enjoyable loop hike through a new preserve and three parks with stunning ocean views throughout? Check out the trail system in the Dana Point Headlands, a scenic coastal area in Orange County. The system is a mix of natural-surface ...
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Duarte Recreational Trail

1.6 miles
The Duarte Recreational Trail is made up of paved and parallel dirt trails. Located in Southern California's San Gabriel Valley, Duarte is named for Andres Duarte, a Mexican soldier who was granted the land in the 1840s while the area was still ...
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El Cajon Trail

4 miles
Yorba Linda's El Cajon Trail courses through the city on a former irrigation canal that was abandoned and filled in after a flood made it impractical to use. Paved with a parallel equestrian and jogging path for its entire length (with the exception ...
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Electric Avenue Median Park

0.5 miles
If you believe the setting makes the trail, you won't quibble with the brevity of the path through Seal Beach's Electric Avenue Median Park. Ensconced in a beautifully maintained linear park, the rail-trail offers easy access to a spectacular ...
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Exposition Line

12.2 miles
The Exposition corridor connects the Santa Monica coastline and Culver City in the West to Downtown LA and the University of Southern California on the East. The first phase is from Downtown to Culver City is now open, but this section is primarily ...

Freeway Trail

3.7 miles
The Freeway Trail, as its name implies, parallels the San Diego Freeway (Interstate 405) on its brief route through Irvine. With power lines overhead and neighborhoods blocked by sound walls to the immediate north, the trail won't win any awards ...
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Harvard Trail

1.5 miles
The Harvard Trail is a short sidepath along Harvard Avenue in Irvine. Beautifully landscaped, lit and featuring smooth concrete, the trail is a much more pleasant experience than your average roadside trail. In the north, connect to the Walnut ...
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Hermosa Valley Greenbelt

3.5 miles
In the hustle and bustle of the greater Los Angeles area, the Hermosa Valley Greenbelt provides a cool, peaceful escape that is just minutes from the beach. This 3.5-mile trail nestled in a greenway of lush vegetation and flowers seems almost ...
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Hicks Canyon Trail

2 miles
The Hicks Canyon Trail is a short but scenic blacktop trail along the landscaped Hicks Canyon Wash. It starts at the Peters Canyon Trail near Hicks Canyon Community Park and climbs up the wash to end on Portola Parkway just northwest of Jeffrey ...
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Hoover Bike and Walking Trail

2 miles
The Hoover Bike and Walking Trail is a utilitarian path adjacent to an active rail line in the western Orange County city of Westminster. Also paralleling Hoover Street for its entire distance, the trail primarily serves to whisk residents to ...
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Huntington Beach Bicycle Trail

8 miles
The scenic Huntington Beach Bicycle Trail runs along the Pacific Ocean waterfront of the most populous beach city in Orange County. Paved over its entire length and remarkably wide at some points, the trail is popular with a diverse range of ...
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Jeffrey Open Space Trail

4.1 miles
Irvine's Jeffrey Open Space Trail, currently open in three disconnected segments, has won awards for its landscaping and innovative design incorporating a series of intaglio panels in the concrete bed of the trail. The panels take you through ...
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Juanita Cooke Greenbelt

2.5 miles
The Juanita Cooke Greenbelt is a wonderful escape from the often-busy streets and highways of Orange County. This 2.5-mile trail in Fullerton connects some of the area's quiet neighborhoods with the downtown area, making it a great commuter ...
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Los Angeles River Trail

23.9 miles
The paved Los Angeles River Trail—also known as the Los Angeles River Bike Path, Los Angeles River Bikeway, Los Angeles River Greenway Trail and Lario Trail—is open in two disconnected segments along its namesake waterway in Los Angeles County. ...
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Lower Sam Merrill Trail

2.7 miles
The Lower Sam Merrill Trail (also referred to simply as the Sam Merrill Trail) is named for a man who was inspired by John Muir and committed to preservation. Merrill was on the National Board of Directors of the Sierra Club in the 1930s and ...
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Mt. Lowe Railroad Trail

5.8 miles
The Mount Lowe Railway was created as a scenic tourist line to bring visitors to see Mount Lowe and Echo Mountain. The railway opened in 1893 and stopped services in 1938. Interestingly, the railway was the only scenic mountain electric traction ...
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North Redondo Beach Bikeway

0.8 miles
The North Redondo Beach Bikeway is a signed bike route that links Torrance to the Los Angeles Metro's Redondo Beach station (Green Line). Portions of the bikeway feature designated bike lanes, while others are shared low-stress streets with ...
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Oceanfront Boardwalk

2.9 miles
The Oceanfront Boardwalk begins in West Newport Beach at the end of 36th Street and runs nearly 3 miles down the Balboa Peninsula. Along the way, trail-goers will find restaurants, dory fishermen, upscale beachfront housing, and views of ocean ...
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Orange Blossom Trail

7.5 miles
From Redlands Conservancy website: Pieces of the future Orange Blossom Rail Trail have been constructed along the flood control channel between Nevada and Tennessee, and along the flood control channel south of Jennie David Park between New ...

Orange Line Bike Path

18.1 miles
The Orange Line Bike Path is an 18-mile rail-trail paralleling the Los Angeles Metro's Orange Line rapid busway in the northern neighborhoods of Los Angeles. Both the busway and the trail stretch from North Hollywood to Chatsworth along the ...
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Pacific Electric Bike Trail

2.1 miles
A neighborhood trail of the first order, the Pacific Electric Bike Trail links well-kept middle class neighborhoods on either side of tree-lined Maple Street near downtown Santa Ana. The trail runs on a portion of a former Pacific Electric interurban ...
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Pacific Electric Inland Empire Trail

18.1 miles
The Pacific Electric Inland Empire Trail is a great commuter and recreation trail in western San Bernadino valley, with expansive views and connections to community centers and parks. The trail follows the old Pacific Electric Railway, which ...
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Peters Canyon Bikeway

2.9 miles
To the trail user, the West Irvine Trail and Peters Canyon Bikeway are one continuous trail with two names in three cities. The northern component of the Peters Canyon Regional Trail, both paths feature a blacktop lane for cyclists and a decomposed ...
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Peters Canyon Trail

4.6 miles
The Peters Canyon Trail, currently open in two disconnected segments, runs northeast from Bill Barber Community Park to Portola Parkway, with a small gap from Warner Avenue to an active rail line that can be bridged via a detour on the parallel ...
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Quail Hill Trail

1 miles
The Quail Hill Trail is a short path along Interstate 405 south of downtown Irvine. Forming a link between the University Trail and Jeffrey Open Space Trail in the west and the Shady Canyon Trail in the east, the trail is most valuable as a ...
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Rio Hondo River Trail

17.3 miles
The Rio Hondo River Trail runs for more than 17 miles through Los Angeles County along its namesake waterway, a partially channelized tributary of the Los Angeles River. The trail extends northeast from its junction with the Los Angeles River ...
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Robert McCollum Memorial Bicycle Trail

1 miles
The Robert McCollum Memorial Bicycle Trail, also known as the Trabuco Creek Trail (East Bank), is a short paved path along Trabuco Creek in San Juan Capistrano. The trail begins at a junction with the San Juan Creek Trail in Descanso Park—located ...
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Salt Creek Trail (CA)

5 miles
The Salt Creek Trail, with more arms than an octopus, offers a variety of experiences for trail users of all types in Dana Point and Laguna Niguel. Featuring two sections, several branches and a mix of surfaces, the trail winds throughout the ...
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San Clemente Beach Trail

2.3 miles
Hugging one of the most picturesque shorelines in Southern California, the San Clemente Beach Trail is one of the premier rail-trails in the area. The trail itself is technically a rail-with-trail, as it shares the corridor with an active Amtrak ...
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San Diego Creek Trail

9.3 miles
The San Diego Creek Trail is the spine of the City of Irvine's extensive system of trails and bike lanes. It begins in Newport Beach, joining the Upper Bay Trail near where San Diego Creek empties into Upper Newport Bay at the Jamboree Road ...
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San Diego Sea to Sea Trail (project overview)

140 miles
From San Diego Sea to Sea Trail Foundation: The San Diego Sea to Sea Trail Foundation, in conjunction with nine government agencies, is creating a national treasure: a 140-mile walking, cycling and horse riding trail, running from the Salton ...

San Fernando Road Bike Path

5.7 miles
The San Fernando Road Bike Path parallels its namesake road and a shared active Metrolink commuter rail and Union Pacific freight rail line from Los Angeles' Sylmar neighborhood to its Pacoima neighborhood. Along the way, the trail cuts clear ...
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San Francisquito Trail

4.36 miles
This trail provides many communities a N-S corridor which connection neighborhoods with schools, parks, retail and additional trails. Terminating near Legacy Christian Academy, this trail serves many commuting students. With beautiful vistas ...
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San Gabriel River Trail

38 miles
The San Gabriel River Trail extends from the base of the San Gabriel Mountains all the way to the Pacific Ocean. A key component to LA's transportation infrastructure, the trail will eventually connect to the Rio Hondo and Whittier Greenway ...
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San Juan Creek Trail

6 miles
The San Juan Creek Trail starts where the creek meets the Pacific Ocean at Doheny State Beach in scenic Dana Point. From there, it runs on the levee along the western bank of San Juan Creek to its confluence with Trabuco Creek at Descanso Park ...
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Santa Ana River Trail

50.3 miles
The Santa Ana River Trail is a 12-foot wide path following the Santa Ana River, a waterway that is cement-lined through much of Orange County but free flowing in Riverside and San Bernardino counties. The popular trail, currently open in two ...
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Santa Clara River Trail (Chuck Pontius Commuter Rail Trail)

7.1 miles
The Santa Clara River Trail follows the Santa Clara River, Los Angeles County's last, for the most part, unchanneled river. The trail connects the City of Santa Clarita's four communities: Newhall, Saugus, Canyon Country and Valencia. It includes ...
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Santa Monica Beach and South Bay Bike Path

21 miles
Quintessential Southern California, this trail is featured in hundreds of TV shows and movies. Whether you are here on vacation, or live nearby and want to feel like you are on vacation, it is a great way to explore the many personalities of ...
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Santiago Creek Trail

7.6 miles
The Santiago Creek Trail is a scenic urban ride up a portion of Santiago Creek northeast from the Westfield MainPlace Mall to Collins Avenue in Orange. From Collins Avenue, the trail heads south to parallel E. Prospect Avenue then picks up E. ...
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Shady Canyon Trail

4 miles
The Shady Canyon Trail is an incredibly scenic route along Shady Canyon Drive in southern Irvine. Extending through the southern reaches of the historic Irvine Ranch and protected Irvine Ranch Natural Landmarks, the trail is a hilly challenge ...
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Shoreline Pedestrian/Bicycle Path

4.1 miles
The Shoreline Pedestrian/Bicycle Path is a scenic multipurpose trail that runs from the tip of the breakwater opposite Island Grissom at the Long Beach Shoreline Marina to Long Beach's Belmont Shore neighborhood. Running along a white sand beach ...
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Sierra Bike Trail

7.1 miles
The Sierra Bike Trail occupies a sliver of land between active Metrolink commuter rail tracks and Sierra Highway, connecting the communities of Palmdale and Lancaster in California's Antelope Valley. The path helps commuters access two Metrolink ...
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South Fork Trail

8.32 miles
This trail provides many of Santa Clarita's residential communities with access to the area's great trails. Easily accessible by Placertia Jr. High School near its southern end, this additionally provides additional school transit options for ...
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Southern Avenue Greenway

2.5 miles
Open space is precious in South Gate, and the Southern Avenue Greenway—which runs under overhead power lines—provides an off-street walking and biking route, as well as play areas for the community. There are numerous street crossings, so caution ...
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Tracks at Brea

0.4 miles
The Tracks at Brea is a developing 4-mile route across the city of Brea, which lies about 30 miles southeast of Los Angeles. It will consist of a two-lane paved bikeway and a separate footpath for pedestrians. The project is being built in ...
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Turtle Rock Trail

2.8 miles
The Turtle Rock Trail meanders its way through the neighborhood of the same name in southern Irvine. The path is a short—but serious—aerobic workout, as it features climbs to the trail's high point at Ridgeline Drive from both endpoints. Common ...
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Tustin Branch Trail

2.2 miles
If you are looking for a quick escape from the smog and traffic of Southern California, take a trip along the Tustin Branch Trail. Currently open in two disconnected segments, the trail runs on the former Tustin Branch, a Southern Pacific line ...
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University Trail

3 miles
The scenic University Trail begins at a connection with the San Diego Creek Trail and runs east along University Drive through southern Irvine. The trail stretches the length of William R. Mason Regional Park, which is divided by Culver Drive ...
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Upper Bay Trail

2.4 miles
The short Upper Bay Trail arcs around the northern edge of the Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve near the Newport Beach–Irvine city line. The protected estuary, home to six rare avian species, is considered to be one of the best birdwatching ...
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Venta Spur Trail

3.7 miles
The Venta Spur Trail travels along the narrow corridor of a former rail spur that began serving the Frances Packing House—a major citrus processing facility—in 1916. Today, the popular trail serves the local neighborhoods. The western portion ...
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Victoria Avenue Bike Path

6 miles
The Victoria Avenue Bike Path parallels a scenic parkway dotted with palm trees that was built in 1892 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The northeastern end of the trail offers a peaceful ride through charming Riverside ...
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Walnut Trail

3.1 miles
The Walnut Trail shares a wide corridor with an active railroad line, a BNSF route, through a section of Orange County known for producing oranges and strawberries. The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad line originally provided a vital ...
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Watts Towers Crescent Greenway

0.2 miles
This is a extremely short rail-trail that parallels an existing rail line in the vicinity of the Watts Towers Art center, home of the striking and unique sculptures know as the Watts Towers. DIFFICULTY: Easy FOOD: There are no restaurants ...
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West Irvine Trail

1.7 miles
To the trail user, the West Irvine Trail and Peters Canyon Bikeway are one continuous trail with two names in three cities. The northern component of the Peters Canyon Regional Trail, both paths feature a blacktop lane for cyclists and a decomposed ...
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West Santa Ana Branch/ Pacific Electric Corridor

20 miles
The Pacific Electric Right-of-Way (PE ROW) / West Santa Ana Branch Corridor is a railroad right-of-way that extends for approximately 20 miles between the City of Paramount in Los Angeles County and the City of Santa Ana in Orange County. The ...

Whittier Greenway Trail

4.7 miles
The Whittier Greenway Trail occupies part of an abandoned railroad right-of-way in its namesake town, running parallel to Whittier Boulevard and Lambert Road between Mills Avenue and Pioneer Boulevard near I-605. An active rail line travels ...
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Woodbridge Trail

2.2 miles
The Woodbridge Trail, while short, is one of the most scenic in Irvine's extensive trail network. Views of two lakes and surrounding mountains unfold around each bend. It's a great route for families with kids, and that is what you will find. ...
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