It turns out that four doors down from our new place is a set of stairs to a hillside trail and fields that you can walk in.
I love nature, but I also love when you can be in it and see the man-made world around it. This spot is the perfect mix.
These stairs are in a neighborhood nearby, and lead to open space:
At some point we had to walk through this neighborhood to get to the next trail. Our new house is up there in those trees somewhere:
If you walk down our street, down some stairs and walk a short trail and *then* cross a busy street, you end up on this trail. We'll definitely come here again.