CANCELLED due to Trail Conditions: Geology of the Canyon Hike to the Sinks

Interpretive
Join us on an 8 mile long with 700′ elevation gain moderate-paced, geology-based guided hike through the beautiful Limestone Canyon Nature Preserve. Discover geologic principles and apply them to the geological features in Limestone Canyon, and chat with your naturalist as you learn about the formation of The Sinks, an iconic geological formation often compared to a mini Grand Canyon for Orange County.
Reviewing the 1-through-5 Difficulty Ratings will help you evaluate your readiness to participate in this level-4 activity on the land.

All participants must carry their own water and their own day pack with everything you need to be healthy on the trails! Please come prepared with a sturdy day pack (please see Trail Tips), plenty of water (recommended 70 oz), snacks, sturdy closed-toe hiking shoes or boots, sunscreen, and first aid. There are no facilities in this wilderness setting. It is a pack-in and pack-out environment. Please prepare accordingly and be a physically fit hiker able to do this hike at a 3 mph pace.

Activity Details Led by IRC

Date:
Sunday, March 17, 2019
Time:
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Duration (hours:minutes):
4:00
Type:
Interpretive
Organization:
OC Parks
Area:
Limestone Canyon Nature Preserve
Staging Area:
Augustine
Difficulty:
4
Distance:
8 miles
Elevation Change:
700 feet
Minimum Age:
15
Spaces Left:
Closed

Registration is closed for this activity.