Saddleback Valley - Outdoor Activities-Get out and Enjoy!

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The Saddleback Valley is filled with many things to do especially if you are one who enjoys the outdoors.  Below is a listing of some outdoor adventures you may want to consider:     

      O'Neill Regional Park:  This park offers over 3000 acres of hills, trees and beautiful meadows.  It is located off of Live Oak Canyon Road in the Trabuco Canyon area. The office has information about guided nature walks and special presentations provided by the park rangers.   In addition, to the beautiful surroundings there are picnic areas, grassy fields, tot lots, interpretive center, hiking trails and a butterfly garden. Local camping is available on a first come, first serve basis.  Some caution should be used as mountain lions, rattlesnakes and some poison oak have been seen in the park.    The park is open year-round 7:00am - sunset.  Fee's range from $3.00-$10.00 For more information, call 949-923-2260

 Starr Ranch Sanctuary: Audubon's Sanctuary is a beautiful 4000 acre nature preserve, located adjacent to Dove Canyon and Coto de Caza.  The ranch offers educational programs for all ages. Staff members are biologists who offer a treat to experience nature hands-on.  Minimum group size is six; programs can be tailored to suit each group.  Fees: 5+. The ranch is open year-around 7:00 am - overnight by reservations.  For information contact:  949-858-0309.

Thomas F. Riley Wilderness Park: This is a 523-acre wilderness park with miles of trails offering enjoyment for hikers, equestrians and mountain bikers. The ranger station has a visitor center, classroom and gift shop.  There is a one-acre native-plant butterfly garden and a large deck for picnicking.  The park is open year-round 7:00 am - Sunset.  Fees range from $3.00-$10.00 For more information, call 949-923-2265.

Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park:  This park is the back drop to the neighborhoods of Portola Hills and Foothill Ranch and offers dramatic 100-foot sandstone cliffs and coiled red-rock formation which distinguish this 1,800 acre park.  Hikers enjoy over 20 miles of trails as well there are ranger-led group nature walks available by reservation.   Caution needs to be used when visiting this great park as Mountain Lions and Rattlesnakes and even some poison oak have been spotted. The park is open year-round, 7:00am-Sunset for more information call 949-923-2245

Kelly Turbeville is one of South Orange County premier Realtors® focusing in the Saddleback Valley and the communities of Lake Forest, Portola Hills, Foothill Ranch, Trabuco Canyon, Mission Viejo and Rancho Santa Margarita.  Whether she's helping a first time buyer accomplish the goal of homeownership, or coaching a homeowner on how to use their equity to step up into a nice home or use it to buy an investment property or finding exclusive properties for the high end consumer. Kelly is committed to making it happen.  So if you're considering selling or buying a home in Saddleback Valley, call Kelly to schedule a free consultation. Whatever your dream, with Kelly at your side, It's Possible!

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Cyndy Sujarit
Prudential California Realty - Chino Hills, CA

I have enjoyed reading your blogs and have found them very informative.

Thank you,

Cyndy Sujarit

Prudential Commercial Real Estate

Jun 16, 2007 09:55 AM #1
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Kelly Turbeville
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Thanks Cyndy, appreciate the feedback!
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Jeff R. Geoghan
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Used to ride in Whiting Ranch alot - my buddy just closed on a home a mile away at El Toro & 241.
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Hi Jeff, The view out my back yard is Whiting Ranch, it is a great area.  Now when you buddy sells you'll have to refer me (ha, ha).  Thanks for your comment.

 

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