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.

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Friday, October 18, 2019

Twilight Hike in the Canyons: Baker Canyon

Hiking & Fitness

Join us on a twilight hike in Baker Canyon and Meadow, where the Red Rocks geological formation, surrounding canyons and Santa Ana Mountains will be visible as the sun sets. This three-mile fitness hike will be conducted at a moderate pace with a small elevation gain. Participants must be able to walk on uneven surfaces […]

Twilight Hike in the Canyons: Baker Canyon
Date:
Fri, 10/18/2019
Time:
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Where:
Black Star Canyon Wilderness Park
Difficulty Rating:
2
Distance:
3 miles
Minimum Age:
12
Family Friendly:
Yes
Spaces Left:
9 of 25
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Monday, October 21, 2019

Tai Chi in the Canyon

Hiking & Fitness

Join us for a quarter-long series of Tai Chi exercises. Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese exercise renowned for the benefits of its slow, non-stressful physical exercises as well as its meditative qualities. Baker Canyon offers a natural setting as a perfect location for deep breathing of the fresh air, energizing our internal energy (Qi) […]

Tai Chi in the Canyon
Date:
Mon, 10/21/2019
Time:
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where:
Black Star Canyon Wilderness Park
Difficulty Rating:
1
Minimum Age:
18
Spaces Left:
11 of 15
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Friday, October 25, 2019

Twilight Hike in the Canyons: Red Rocks

Hiking & Fitness
red rocks black star canyon

Join us on a twilight hike in Black Star Canyon and get a close-up view of the Red Rocks geological formation. We’ll hike past Red Rocks and watch the colors change as the sun sets. The hike will be up to 3 miles round trip with a mild elevation gain and done at an easy […]

Twilight Hike in the Canyons: Red Rocks
Date:
Fri, 10/25/2019
Time:
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Where:
Black Star Canyon Wilderness Park
Difficulty Rating:
2
Distance:
3.5 miles
Minimum Age:
12
Family Friendly:
Yes
Spaces Left:
7 of 25
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Sunday, November 3, 2019

Double Loop Hike: Baker Canyon

Hiking & Fitness

Come explore the Irvine Ranch Natural Landmarks in your backyard! This scenic hike involves steep climbs and descents on both double and singletrack trails and around 1100’ of accumulated climbing elevation. Though challenging, the hike rewards you with sweeping views of the Irvine Ranch Natural Landmarks and Santa Ana Mountains. On clear days you can […]

Double Loop Hike: Baker Canyon
Date:
Sun, 11/03/2019
Time:
7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Where:
Black Star Canyon Wilderness Park
Difficulty Rating:
4
Distance:
7 miles
Minimum Age:
16
Spaces Left:
Full
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Thursday, November 7, 2019

Thursday Morning Trek: Baker Canyon

Hiking & Fitness

This week in the Irvine Ranch Open Space, we’ll hike in Baker Canyon. This scenic hike includes steep climbs and descents on both single and double-track trails with about 1100 feet of accumulated climbing. We will enjoy sweeping views of the Irvine Ranch Natural Landmarks and the Santa Ana Mountains. On clear days, we can […]

Thursday Morning Trek: Baker Canyon
Date:
Thu, 11/07/2019
Time:
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where:
Black Star Canyon Wilderness Park
Difficulty Rating:
4
Distance:
7 miles
Minimum Age:
12
Spaces Left:
16 of 25
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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Morning Yoga Hike in Baker Canyon

Hiking & Fitness

Enjoy a short hike and a gentle yoga practice in nature. A short, level hike through the Baker Canyon meadow warms us up for a gentle morning yoga flow under a shaded canopy. Please bring water, your own yoga mat and large beach towel. Mats will not be provided. Closed-toe shoes, hats and sunscreen recommended […]

Morning Yoga Hike in Baker Canyon
Date:
Tue, 11/12/2019
Time:
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where:
Black Star Canyon Wilderness Park
Difficulty Rating:
3
Distance:
2 miles
Minimum Age:
16
Spaces Left:
8 of 15
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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Morning Yoga Hike in Baker Canyon

Hiking & Fitness

Enjoy a short hike and a gentle yoga practice in nature. A short, level hike through the Baker Canyon meadow warms us up for a gentle morning yoga flow under a shaded canopy. Please bring water, your own yoga mat and large beach towel. Mats will not be provided. Closed-toe shoes, hats and sunscreen recommended […]

Morning Yoga Hike in Baker Canyon
Date:
Tue, 12/03/2019
Time:
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where:
Black Star Canyon Wilderness Park
Difficulty Rating:
3
Distance:
2 miles
Minimum Age:
16
Spaces Left:
8 of 15
More Information  

Thursday, December 19, 2019

Thursday Morning Trek: Baker Canyon

Hiking & Fitness

This week in the Irvine Ranch Open Space, we’ll hike in Baker Canyon. This scenic hike includes steep climbs and descents on both single and double-track trails with about 1100 feet of accumulated climbing. We will enjoy sweeping views of the Irvine Ranch Natural Landmarks and the Santa Ana Mountains. On clear days, we can […]

Thursday Morning Trek: Baker Canyon
Date:
Thu, 12/19/2019
Time:
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where:
Black Star Canyon Wilderness Park
Difficulty Rating:
4
Distance:
7 miles
Minimum Age:
12
Spaces Left:
13 of 25
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Sunday, December 29, 2019

Double Loop Hike: Baker Canyon

Hiking & Fitness

Come explore the Irvine Ranch Natural Landmarks in your backyard! This scenic hike involves steep climbs and descents on both double and singletrack trails and around 1100’ of accumulated climbing elevation. Though challenging, the hike rewards you with sweeping views of the Irvine Ranch Natural Landmarks and Santa Ana Mountains. On clear days you can […]

Double Loop Hike: Baker Canyon
Date:
Sun, 12/29/2019
Time:
7:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where:
Black Star Canyon Wilderness Park
Difficulty Rating:
4
Distance:
7 miles
Minimum Age:
16
Spaces Left:
Full
More Information