Give Back and Enjoy the Beauty: Dripping Springs OC Parks - Irvine Ranch Open Space
Connect with nature and give back to the land as we assist native plants and wildlife so they may flourish in an extremely sensitive area of Limestone Canyon Preserve. You will ride through the canyon in a safari-type vehicle to the Dripping Springs Trail where you may water or add native plants. In addition, we will give existing native plants room to thrive as we weed out invasive plants. As a bonus we will hike approximately 2 miles round-trip to Dripping Springs; a fern-covered rock face dripping with life-giving water creating an essential watering hole for wildlife in the canyon. Your work along this trail will not only benefit the plants and animals, but you will be supporting its continued beautification and protection.
Reviewing the 1-5 Difficulty Ratings will help you evaluate your readiness to participate in this Level 3 activity. The hike is a Level 2 Difficulty Rating.
No special skills are needed. Tools will be provided.
It is essential that you wear long pants, closed-toe shoes and long sleeves for this activity. As there are inherent dangers on the trails such as poison oak, a variety of bugs and plants that could be abrasive. We have some gloves, but you may be more comfortable with your own.
Please read the Stewardship Tips contained in your confirmation email to be prepared for this activity.
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