Activities and Programs

The activities below are offered by a variety of organizations and their dedicated volunteers. All programs are FREE unless noted below. Programs led by IRC-Certified Volunteers require pre-registration, which closes at 4 p.m. on the day prior to the event.  No walk-up registrations will be permitted for these events. For policies of other organizations, please use the sign-up information provided. For mobility device policies click here.

    Note: Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian for these events. For programs requiring online registration, each adult and child must be registered.

Need help? For the fastest answers, look for organization-specific contact information in each event listing (click More Information for full listing). If no contact information is listed, email info@irconservancy.org for assistance.

Click here to learn more about IRC-Certified Volunteers.    •   Click here to learn more about the Difficulty Ratings.

Friday, January 28, 2022

CANCELLED: Tot Walk – Laguna Coast

Interpretive
CANCELLED: Tot Walk - Laguna Coast

Join OC Parks Naturalists along with Laguna Canyon Foundation volunteers and bring your young ones (infant to age three) to explore Laguna Coast’s wild backyard. Listen to a story, play a game, and take a leisurely stroll on Mary’s Trail. Come join the fun! For questions, call 949-497-8324 Mon-Fri or 949-923-2200 Sat/Sun.

Online reservations required www.lagunacanyon.org/events.

CANCELLED: Tot Walk - Laguna Coast
Date:
Fri, 01/28/2022
Time:
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where:
Laguna Coast Wilderness Park
Difficulty Rating:
1
Minimum Age:
All Ages
More Information  

Friday, February 4, 2022

Keep It Wild – Laguna Coast

Stewardship
Keep It Wild - Laguna Coast

Join Laguna Canyon Foundation and OC Parks at one of our habitat restoration stewardship events in Laguna Coast Wilderness Park as we work together to create a healthier habitat for the native plants and wildlife that call the canyon their home. Depending on the time of year, volunteers will assist with various stewardship activities, including removal of non-native plants, seed collection, and/or planting of native plants. No experience is necessary and all tools will be provided.  Please wear long pants, closed-toed shoes and sun protection, and bring water. Come out and join the team to help restore the wild lands we all enjoy!

Online reservations are required prior to the event. Register at https://lagunacanyon.org/event/keep-it-wild-stewardship-event-laguna-coast-wilderness-park-2/.

(When registering online, please review the safety precautions and protocols posted there. Directions are online.) For Questions, call 949-497-8324 Mon.-Fri. or 949-923-2235 Sat./Sun. Parking: $3.00/vehicle.

Keep It Wild - Laguna Coast
Date:
Fri, 02/04/2022
Time:
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where:
Laguna Coast Wilderness Park
Difficulty Rating:
1
Minimum Age:
16
More Information  

Sunday, February 13, 2022

Keep It Wild – Native Plant Nursery

Stewardship
Keep It Wild - Native Plant Nursery

Join Laguna Canyon Foundation volunteers in beautiful Laguna Coast Wilderness Park at our native plant nursery as we care for native plants from their seed stage to their mature, ready-to-be planted stage. Volunteers may collect seeds, sow seeds in flats, bump plants up, plant at restoration sites, sterilize plant containers, and help maintain the nursery. Gain hands-on experience with habitat restoration while working alongside other zany and interesting plant lovers! Wear closed-toed shoes, layered clothing and sun protection. Bring water.

Online reservations are required prior to the event. Register at: https://lagunacanyon.org/event/keep-it-wild-stewardship-event-native-plant-nursery-2/ .

(When registering online, please review the safety precautions and protocols posted there. Directions are online.) For Questions, call 949-497-8324 Mon.-Fri. or 949-923-2235 Sat./Sun. Parking: Free.

Keep It Wild - Native Plant Nursery
Date:
Sun, 02/13/2022
Time:
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where:
Laguna Coast Wilderness Park
Difficulty Rating:
1
Minimum Age:
16
More Information  

Monday, February 14, 2022

Valentine’s Day Walk

Hiking & Fitness
Valentine's Day Walk

Come and enjoy an easy, 2.5-mile Valentine’s Day hike over moderate but uneven terrain (45-ft. elevation gain). Starting at the James Dilley Preserve, we will hike one of the most diverse areas of the park to Barbara’s Lake and back. Hike is led by Laguna Coast Resource Specialist and Laguna Canyon Foundation naturalist volunteers. For questions, call 949-497-8324 Mon-Fri or 949-923-2235 Sat/Sun.

Online reservations required: www.lagunacanyon.org/events.

Valentine's Day Walk
Date:
Mon, 02/14/2022
Time:
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where:
Laguna Coast Wilderness Park
Difficulty Rating:
2
Minimum Age:
All Ages
More Information  

Friday, February 25, 2022

Tot Walk – Laguna Coast

Hiking & Fitness
Tot Walk - Laguna Coast

Join OC Parks Naturalists along with Laguna Canyon Foundation volunteers and bring your young ones (infant to age three) to explore Laguna Coast’s wild backyard. Listen to a story, play a game, and take a leisurely stroll on Mary’s Trail. Come join the fun! For questions, call 949-497-8324 Mon-Fri or 949-923-2200 Sat/Sun.

Online reservations required www.lagunacanyon.org/events.

Tot Walk - Laguna Coast
Date:
Fri, 02/25/2022
Time:
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where:
Laguna Coast Wilderness Park
Difficulty Rating:
1
Minimum Age:
All Ages
More Information  

Friday, March 4, 2022

Keep It Wild – Laguna Coast

Stewardship
Keep It Wild - Laguna Coast

Join Laguna Canyon Foundation and OC Parks at one of our habitat restoration stewardship events in Laguna Coast Wilderness Park as we work together to create a healthier habitat for the native plants and wildlife that call the canyon their home. Depending on the time of year, volunteers will assist with various stewardship activities, including removal of non-native plants, seed collection, and/or planting of native plants. No experience is necessary and all tools will be provided.  Please wear long pants, closed-toed shoes and sun protection, and bring water. Come out and join the team to help restore the wild lands we all enjoy!

Online reservations are required prior to the event. Register at https://lagunacanyon.org/event/keep-it-wild-stewardship-event-laguna-coast-wilderness-park-3/.

(When registering online, please review the safety precautions and protocols posted there. Directions are online.) For Questions, call 949-497-8324 Mon.-Fri. or 949-923-2235 Sat./Sun. Parking: $3.00/vehicle.

Keep It Wild - Laguna Coast
Date:
Fri, 03/04/2022
Time:
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where:
Laguna Coast Wilderness Park
Difficulty Rating:
1
Minimum Age:
16
More Information  

Sunday, March 13, 2022

Keep It Wild – Native Plant Nursery

Stewardship
Keep It Wild - Native Plant Nursery

Join Laguna Canyon Foundation volunteers in beautiful Laguna Coast Wilderness Park at our native plant nursery as we care for native plants from their seed stage to their mature, ready-to-be planted stage. Volunteers may collect seeds, sow seeds in flats, bump plants up, plant at restoration sites, sterilize plant containers, and help maintain the nursery. Gain hands-on experience with habitat restoration while working alongside other zany and interesting plant lovers! Wear closed-toed shoes, layered clothing and sun protection. Bring water.

Online reservations are required prior to the event. Register at: https://lagunacanyon.org/event/keep-it-wild-native-plant-nursery/.

(When registering online, please review the safety precautions and protocols posted there. Directions are included.) For Questions, call 949-497-8324 Mon.-Fri. or 949-923-2235 Sat./Sun. Parking: Free.

Keep It Wild - Native Plant Nursery
Date:
Sun, 03/13/2022
Time:
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where:
Laguna Coast Wilderness Park
Difficulty Rating:
1
Minimum Age:
16
More Information  

Friday, March 25, 2022

Tot Walk – Laguna Coast

Hiking & Fitness
Tot Walk - Laguna Coast

Join OC Parks Naturalists along with Laguna Canyon Foundation volunteers and bring your young ones (infant to age three) to explore Laguna Coast’s wild backyard. Listen to a story, play a game, and take a leisurely stroll on Mary’s Trail. Come join the fun! For questions, call 949-497-8324 Mon-Fri or 949-923-2200 Sat/Sun.

Online reservations required www.lagunacanyon.org/events.

Tot Walk - Laguna Coast
Date:
Fri, 03/25/2022
Time:
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where:
Laguna Coast Wilderness Park
Difficulty Rating:
1
Minimum Age:
All Ages
More Information  

Thursday, March 31, 2022

Fitness Hike

Hiking & Fitness
Fitness Hike

Please be aware this is a Fitness Hike and not for beginners; the pace is approximately a 19-minute mile. Raise your heart rate and your spirits on this strenuous, fast-paced, 5.5-mile hike over steep and uneven terrain (750-ft. elevation gain) with Laguna Canyon Foundation volunteers.

Registration Required. Register at https://lagunacanyon.org/events/

Fitness Hike
Date:
Thu, 03/31/2022
Time:
8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where:
Laguna Coast Wilderness Park
Difficulty Rating:
3
Minimum Age:
18
More Information