Torrey Pines is an environmentally-rich coastal community composed of 2,600 acres in the northwest corner of the City. This community of 7,800 people is bordered by the City of Del Mar to the north, the Pacific Ocean to the west, Interstate 5 on the east and University City to the south. The community features 1,000 acres of open space, including Torrey Pine trees, lagoons, wetlands, sandstone bluffs, canyons and the Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. The residential neighborhoods are centrally located in the Del Mar Heights area. Within the southern part of the community is the industrial area known as Sorrento Valley.