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Nature Programs

Mission Statement

The City of Irvine is dedicated to creating and promoting an awareness of our natural community, while encouraging behaviors that will ensure the preservation of our open space wilderness for generations to come. By engaging members of the community in positive outdoor recreational and educational experiences, we will manage and maintain Irvine’s open space preserve as a welcoming and valued part of our City.


Outdoor Programs

There are countless ways to connect with nature and enjoy outdoor adventures without traveling far, including hiking,
mountain biking, equestrian programs and naturalist-led tours.


City of Irvine Programs
The City has many parks and facilities that offer opportunities for participation in our nature trails.

Irvine Ranch Conservancy Programs
The Irvine Ranch Conservancy offers a variety of free, family-friendly activities tailored to meet the needs of all nature lovers. There is no better time to experience the great outdoors than today, click here for a schedule of upcoming hiking, biking and other fun activities. 

Open Access
Self Guided activities on the many trail systems throughout the area, click here. For more information regarding Irvine's Open Space Preserve, please visit the Frequently Asked Questions web page.

Open Space Permits
Areas in the Open Space may be reserved for planned activities for groups up to 100. Please click here for more information.

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