Irvine Featured in Washington Post List of Top US 10 Cities for Parks

Wednesday, July 01, 2020

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The Washington Post featured Irvine’s 62 miles of hiking and biking trails and Orange County Great Park in a recent article highlighting the top 10 cities for parks in the United States.

The article outlines information from the annual Trust for Public Land ParkScore index which ranks U.S. cities on their parks, based on acreage, access for residents, amenities, and investment.

“Thanks to this SoCal city’s Master Plan, one-third of Irvine’s land is preserved for outdoor recreation — including 62 miles of off-street trails and the largest acreage of natural habitats and wild lands in Orange County,” the article reads.

Also featured in the article is Colonel Bill BarberMarine Corps Memorial Park, Jeffrey Open Space Trail, Bommer Canyon, Quail Hill, and the Irvine Open Space Preserve.

Read the full article here.

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