With its rolling hills, never-ending skyline and beautiful scenic views, Fairfield is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages. Go on a hike through the mountains at Rockville Hills Regional Park, bike through the beautiful Suisun Valley, enjoy a family picnic at Rush Ranch, or fly a kite high in the sky above Lynch Canyon – whether you are a child or an adult, a birdwatcher, a photographer, a seasoned runner or just looking for some fresh air outside, these beautiful open spaces around Fairfield will win your heart.
Rockville Hills Regional Park is a Bay Area favorite for mountain biking, hiking and running. There are over 30 miles of trails in this magnificent 633-acre grasslands and oak woodlands park. Have lunch at the lake or explore a cave in the hills. Bring your camera with your hiking shoes because there are many beautiful sights, in wildlife and nature, you will want to capture while visiting. A day pass in to the park is $3 per person, $1 per dog and season passes are available. Free trail maps are available at the park entrance.
2149 Rockville Rd Fairfield
Open Daily: Sunrise to Sunset
Rush Ranch is a 2,070-acre open space managed by the Solano Land Trust that offers exciting exploration opportunities for all ages. Bordered on one side by the Suisun Marsh, Rush Ranch has won countless hearts with its rolling grasslands, serene tranquility, rich history and wildlife viewing opportunities. Rush Ranch features a visitor center, a working blacksmith shop, historical ranching equipment, hiking trails and picnic tables. Come admire the horses that call the ranch home. There are also owls, hawks and other wildlife nesting on and around the ranch. Admission is free.
3521 Grizzly Island Rd Suisun City
Open Daily: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Lynch Canyon, also owned and managed by the Solano Land Trust, serves as an important buffer zone between Fairfield and Vallejo. With its steep grasslands, Lynch Canyon is home to a wide variety of flora and fauna. Buckeyes, oaks and wetland meadows provide shelter for deer, fox, bobcat, waterfowl and many raptors. The spring wildflowers are also a beautiful sight every year. A one-day parking pass is $6. Lynch Canyon is located just north of Interstate 80, between American Canyon Road and Highway 12.
3100 Lynch Rd Fairfield
Open Friday-Monday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.