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Paul McHugh/Special to The Bee

BLUE RIDGE TRAIL, CACHE CREEK
"Poised like a massive wave forever about to break, a mighty ridge looms on the west rim of the Sacramento Valley. Yet despite its high visibility to drivers speeding past Fairfield on Interstate 80, this lofty geologic neighbor – Blue Ridge – retains an air of mystery. But it's a mystery that can be probed."

PHOTO CAPTION: The Blue Ridge trailhead leads hikers to its namesake, a rocky spine that runs for 29 miles through the Cache Creek Natural Area.

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