"We did a lot of crying, but now we see everything in a new light," said park ranger Patty Heyden.
On Thursday, park rangers and volunteers on horseback were the first to step onto the renewed trails.Heyden
led trail enthusiasts, city officials and television camera crews behind the horses during an interpretive hike.She
introduced the different types of plants and animals that have begun to show in the area despite a lack of rain.
"We have been watching plants grow, waiting like mothers for the eggs to hatch," said Heyden