Daytime view of bridge on bike path in Shady Canyon, Irvine California

Shady Canyon is Orange County’s premier golf community located in beautiful Irvine, California. Shady Canyon enjoys 16,000 acres of natural sanctuary between Turtle Rock, State Route 73, and Highway 133 - a vast area, blessed with an abundance of scenic, rugged, unspoiled beauty.

Shady Canyon has approximately 400 luxury homes and home sites, exhibiting stunning architectural designs, luxurious landscapes, and abundant space. Shady Canyon residents also enjoy extensive trails, a clubhouse, tennis courts, and a swim center with a junior Olympic swimming pool and spa.

Shady Canyon Trail:

  • Shady Canyon Trail runs for approximately 7.8 miles along Shady Canyon Drive, connecting to Quail Trail, Juanita Moe Trail, and the Bonita Canyon Side Path.
  • The trail system is multi-use, affording space for biking, horseriding, or a gentle stroll.
  • Other highlights along the way include Bommer Canyon (via the Bommer Meadow trail), and Shady Canyon Golf Club.
  • To access the trail, park next to the Quail Hill Trailhead near the intersection of Shady Canyon Drive and Quail Hill Parkway.

Shady Canyon Golf Club

Shady Canyon Golf Club, one of the finest private clubs in the country, is located within Shady Canyon. The clubhouse and the quietly magnificent Tom Fazio-designed golf course are artfully shaped in the natural contours of the land. The driving range, putting green, and short-game area will satisfy even the most serious golfer.

You can find Shady Canyon Golf Club at the mid-point of Shady Canyon Drive (off the I-405), between Copper Creek and Sage Creek roads. Main parking is accessible from Shady Canyon Drive and Copper Creek road.

Read more about Shady Canyon Golf Club and other golf courses in Orange County.

Shady Canyon Community Highlights

Social and golf club members enjoy full use of the Spa and Fitness Center, and dining in the Main Shady Canyon Clubhouse, which includes banquet facilities. The Boardroom may be used for business meetings or small private parties. The Spa and Fitness Center offers a well-equipped gym. Exercise classes, specialized instruction from a personal trainer or a body treatment in The Spa are just a few of the other amenities available.

A variety of programs and special events are planned for children throughout the year. Families may find themselves in an instrumental game of golf, camping out on the second fairway, or playing an evening game of Bocce Ball. Summer Camps may include many diverse activities including swimming and golf programs, nature walks, arts, crafts and other special interests.

Juniors of gold club members enjoy the Junior Golf Development Program. A Junior Golf Team is organized to practice, play, and compete against other teams and golf clubs in the Southern California area. The team is comprised of players from varied age groups. The groups are boys and girls ages 16-17, 14-15, 12-13, 11 & under. Shady Canyon Golf Club also offers winter and summer Junior Golf Camps and Clinics to players between 6 and 16.

Shady Canyon is within the boundary of Irvine Unified School District and renown schools, the finest in the nation.

If you're interested in securing one of Shady Canyon's luxurious homes for sale, make sure to contact Jacqueline Thompson today!

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