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Trail Hours Change October 1

Posted by on Sep 29, 2020 in News | Comments Off on Trail Hours Change October 1

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Fire Preparedness

Posted by on Sep 29, 2020 in News | Comments Off on Fire Preparedness

FIRE PREPAREDNESS With summer comes the heat.  Native plants, which were lush and blooming during the spring rainy season, go dormant and the Puente Hills turn golden. Fire season is actually the time of year in which emergency responders are at a higher level of preparedness for fires.  This is dictated when weather patterns are warm and dry, vegetation (fuels) are at a low moisture content point, and winds are strong.  This season has expanded over the years and is typically May to January in our local area, if not year-round. From CalFire’s recommendation of hardening homes to reducing the fuel load around structures, preparation from all angles is our collective...

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Trails open on Thursday, 9/10/20

Posted by on Sep 9, 2020 in News | Comments Off on Trails open on Thursday, 9/10/20

Local red flag conditions will have subsided by Thursday, 9/10/20.  Trails will be open. Hellman Park remains closed.

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Trails Closed due to Red Flag Warning

Posted by on Sep 8, 2020 in News | Comments Off on Trails Closed due to Red Flag Warning

Tuesday, September 8 through the morning of Thursday, September 10  – Trails are closed due to high fire threat.  Trails could be closed longer.  Check back for updates.  

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Hacienda Hills Trailhead CLOSED on Saturday, 8-15-20

Posted by on Aug 14, 2020 in News | Comments Off on Hacienda Hills Trailhead CLOSED on Saturday, 8-15-20

Out of an abundance of caution and at the request of the Fire Dept., the Hacienda Hills Trailhead will remain closed on Saturday, August 15, 2020 due to a nearby fire on Aug. 14. The trailhead should reopen in Sunday.

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Summer Trail Hours Starting June 1

Posted by on May 31, 2020 in News | Comments Off on Summer Trail Hours Starting June 1

Need a break and a bit of extra time in nature? Starting June 1, Sycamore, Turnbull and Hacienda Hills will be open until 6pm. June 1 thru Sept 30 hours are 9am to 6pm. Arroyo Pescadero and Powder Canyon remain open sunrise to sunset. Preserve hours are designed to help the wildlife in the hills survive and thrive. Here are some recent photos of wildlife dynamic duos throughout the hills. Coyote and bobcat p airs in Sycamore, Turnbull, and Arroyo...

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