Limestone Canyon, little known but open to the public by reservation, promises unusual sights--even a hint of the Grand Canyon.
Longing for adventure? Or at least a respite from traffic, cell phones and office buildings? Take a trip to one of Orange County's best-kept secrets, Limestone Canyon.
Nestled opposite Modjeska and Silverado Canyons off Santiago Canyon Road, Limestone Canyon Regional Park is a small-scale version of Arizona's Grand Canyon.
Also called the Northern Reserve, this richly colored geological wonder is part of 17,000 acres of once-inaccessible wilderness owned by the Irvine Co. and managed by the Nature Conservancy.