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    TERRACE HILL OPEN SPACE
    What You Will See/Experience: A 360 degree view of the city.
    Trailhead Location: 1300 Bishop Street
    Round Trip Distance: 0.5 mile
    Approx. Time: 30 min.
    Level of Difficulty: Easy

    RAILROAD RECREATION TRAIL
    What You Will See/Experience: Class 1 multi-use trail.
    Trailhead Location: Parallel to Railroad from Orcutt to George, trail is paved
    Round Trip Distance: 1 mile
    Approx. Time: 30 min.
    Level of Difficulty: Easy

    LAGUNA LAKE OPEN SPACE
    What You Will See/Experience: Lake, paragliding, mountain biking.
    Trailhead Location: 504 Madonna Road
    Round Trip Distance: 2 miles
    Approx. Time: 1 hour
    Level of Difficulty: Easy

    SOUTH HILLS OPEN SPACE
    What You Will See/Experience: Geology and a city view.
    Trailhead Location: 350 Woodbridge Dr. or 500 Stoneridge Drive
    Round Trip Distance: 1 mile
    Approx. Time: 1 hour
    Level of Difficulty: Moderate

    CERRO SAN LUIS NATURAL RESERVE
    What You Will See/Experience: Mountain biking and a historic lemon grove.
    Trailhead Location: 1000 Fernandez Road
    Round Trip Distance: 2 miles
    Approx. Time: 1 hour
    Level of Difficulty: Moderate

    RESERVOIR CANYON NATURAL RESERVE
    What You Will See/Experience: Waterfall and wildlife.
    Trailhead Location: End of Reservoir Road
    Round Trip Distance: 2-4 miles
    Approx. Time: 2-4 hours
    Level of Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous

    ISLAY HILL OPEN SPACE
    What You Will See/Experience: Wildlife and a view of the Morros.
    Trailhead Location: End of Sweetbay Lane or Huckleberry Lane
    Round Trip Distance: 5-7 miles
    Approx. Time: 2-4 hours
    Level of Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous

    BISHOP PEAK NATURAL RESERVE
    What You Will See/Experience: Rock climbing and city views.
    Trailhead Location: 0 Highland Drive or Patricia Drive (just past Patricia Ct.)
    Round Trip Distance: 4-6 miles
    Approx. Time: 2-4 hours
    Level of Difficulty: Strenuous

    IRISH HILLS NATURAL RESERVE
    What You Will See/Experience: Mountain biking, wildlife, abandoned manganese mine.
    Trailhead Location: End of Madonna Road or Prefumo Canyon Road
    Round Trip Distance: 5-7 miles
    Approx. Time: 2-4 hours
    Level of Difficulty: Strenuous

    BOWDEN RANCH
    What You Will See/Experience: Geology, wildlife, city view.
    Trailhead Location: End of Lizzie Ct.
    Round Trip Distance: 2 miles
    Approx. Time: 1-1.5 hours
    Level of Difficulty: Strenuous