Photo by Mick Gow
The scene A green field in Irvine
Get there Access the trail from the Quail Hill Trailhead.
E.xplorer credit Mick Gow @micktographer
Behind the shot “It’s hard to imagine such a lush view right next to the 405 in Irvine, but it’s one of the most accessible views in OC that feels like a scene from ‘The Sound of Music,’ ”says Gow. “It was taken in early spring when the grass was peaking. The magical light and whimsical clouds were the stars of the show. “