Supervisors Approve 60-Acre Park in Valley Center with Purchase of Butterfield Trails Ranch

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Article by Debbie L. Sklar  |  Read full article in Times of San Diego

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors Wednesday approved the purchase of the 60-acre Butterfield Trails Ranch property in Valley Center for the development of a new park at a cost of over $3 million.

“We are listening to residents, and as a result, the county is adding more parkland to our region,” Supervisor Terra Lawson-Remer said in a statement.

In April 2022, the board directed staff to explore acquiring the property to provide trails, open space, and volunteer opportunities. Valley Center residents also expressed an interest in celebrating the community’s character and cultural heritage.

“This is one way we are taking action to enhance our communities and take climate action,” Lawson-Remer added.

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