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.

Monday, May 1, 2017

Equestrian Ride in Weir Canyon

Equestrian
Equestrian Ride in Weir Canyon

Ride through historic Weir Canyon Nature Preserve to reflect on Orange County’s rich history of transportation trails in this area. This path is part of the storied trail route that oxen teams traveled on during the 1800’s carrying hides to market in San Juan Capistrano. Weir Canyon is home to the largest and healthiest oak woodlands in the county, along with an abundance of rare habitats and wildlife. Enjoy the deep canyons, steep hillsides and great swaths of grasslands.

You will need to transport your own fit horse to the staging area. Equestrians with trail riding experience, a fit and able horse, and the ability to trailer to the staging area are welcome to join the ride. Owners of unshod horses, please note that footing may include areas of gravel and pavement.

Reviewing the 1-through-5 Difficulty Ratings will help you evaluate your readiness to participate in this level-3 activity on the land.

Equestrian Ride in Weir Canyon
Date:
Mon, 05/01/2017
Time:
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where:
Weir Canyon Nature Preserve
Difficulty Rating:
3
Distance:
6 miles
Minimum Age:
16
Spaces Left:
Registration has closed.
More Information  

Friday, May 5, 2017

Equestrian Ride in Weir Canyon

Equestrian
Equestrian Ride in Weir Canyon

Ride through historic Weir Canyon Nature Preserve to reflect on Orange County’s rich history of transportation trails in this area. This path is part of the storied trail route that oxen teams traveled on during the 1800’s carrying hides to market in San Juan Capistrano. Weir Canyon is home to the largest and healthiest oak woodlands in the county, along with an abundance of rare habitats and wildlife. Enjoy the deep canyons, steep hillsides and great swaths of grasslands.

You will need to transport your own fit horse to the staging area. Equestrians with trail riding experience, a fit and able horse, and the ability to trailer to the staging area are welcome to join the ride. Owners of unshod horses, please note that footing may include areas of gravel and pavement.

Reviewing the 1-through-5 Difficulty Ratings will help you evaluate your readiness to participate in this level-3 activity on the land.

Equestrian Ride in Weir Canyon
Date:
Fri, 05/05/2017
Time:
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where:
Weir Canyon Nature Preserve
Difficulty Rating:
3
Distance:
6 miles
Minimum Age:
16
Spaces Left:
Registration has closed.
More Information  

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Equestrian Ride in Weir Canyon

Equestrian
Equestrian Ride in Weir Canyon

Ride through historic Weir Canyon Nature Preserve to reflect on Orange County’s rich history of transportation trails in this area. This path is part of the storied trail route that oxen teams traveled on during the 1800’s carrying hides to market in San Juan Capistrano. Weir Canyon is home to the largest and healthiest oak woodlands in the county, along with an abundance of rare habitats and wildlife. Enjoy the deep canyons, steep hillsides and great swaths of grasslands.

You will need to transport your own fit horse to the staging area. Equestrians with trail riding experience, a fit and able horse, and the ability to trailer to the staging area are welcome to join the ride. Owners of unshod horses, please note that footing may include areas of gravel and pavement.

Reviewing the 1-through-5 Difficulty Ratings will help you evaluate your readiness to participate in this level-3 activity on the land.

Equestrian Ride in Weir Canyon
Date:
Wed, 05/10/2017
Time:
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where:
Weir Canyon Nature Preserve
Difficulty Rating:
3
Distance:
6 miles
Minimum Age:
16
Spaces Left:
Registration has closed.
More Information  

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Equestrian Ride in Weir Canyon

Equestrian
Equestrian Ride in Weir Canyon

Ride through historic Weir Canyon Nature Preserve to reflect on Orange County’s rich history of transportation trails in this area. This path is part of the storied trail route that oxen teams traveled on during the 1800’s carrying hides to market in San Juan Capistrano. Weir Canyon is home to the largest and healthiest oak woodlands in the county, along with an abundance of rare habitats and wildlife. Enjoy the deep canyons, steep hillsides and great swaths of grasslands.

You will need to transport your own fit horse to the staging area. Equestrians with trail riding experience, a fit and able horse, and the ability to trailer to the staging area are welcome to join the ride. Owners of unshod horses, please note that footing may include areas of gravel and pavement.

Reviewing the 1-through-5 Difficulty Ratings will help you evaluate your readiness to participate in this level-3 activity on the land.

Equestrian Ride in Weir Canyon
Date:
Sat, 05/13/2017
Time:
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where:
Weir Canyon Nature Preserve
Difficulty Rating:
3
Distance:
6 miles
Minimum Age:
16
Spaces Left:
Registration has closed.
More Information  

Saturday, November 11, 2017

CANCELLED due to Fire: Equestrian Ride in Weir Canyon

Equestrian
CANCELLED due to Fire: Equestrian Ride in Weir Canyon

Ride through historic Weir Canyon Nature Preserve to reflect on Orange County’s rich history of transportation trails in this area. This path is part of the storied trail route that oxen teams traveled on during the 1800’s carrying hides to market in San Juan Capistrano. Weir Canyon is home to the largest and healthiest oak woodlands in the county, along with an abundance of rare habitats and wildlife. Enjoy the deep canyons, steep hillsides and great swaths of grasslands.

You will need to transport your own fit horse to the staging area. Equestrians with trail riding experience, a fit and able horse, and the ability to trailer to the staging area are welcome to join the ride. Owners of unshod horses, please note that footing may include areas of gravel and pavement.

Reviewing the 1-through-5 Difficulty Ratings will help you evaluate your readiness to participate in this level-3 activity on the land.

CANCELLED due to Fire: Equestrian Ride in Weir Canyon
Date:
Sat, 11/11/2017
Time:
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where:
Weir Canyon Nature Preserve
Difficulty Rating:
3
Distance:
6 miles
Minimum Age:
16
Spaces Left:
Registration has closed.
More Information  

Saturday, December 9, 2017

CANCELLED due to Fire: Equestrian Ride in Weir Canyon

Equestrian
CANCELLED due to Fire: Equestrian Ride in Weir Canyon

Ride through historic Weir Canyon and reflect on Orange County’s rich history of transportation trails in this area. This trail is part of the storied trail route that oxen teams traveled on during the 1800s carrying hides to market in San Juan Capistrano. Weir Canyon is home to the largest and healthiest oak woodlands in the county, along with an abundance of rare habitats and wildlife. Enjoy the deep canyons, steep hillsides and great swaths of grasslands, and deep canyons.

You will need to transport your own fit horse to the staging area. Equestrians with trail riding experience, a fit and able horse, and the ability to trailer to the staging area are welcome to join the ride. Owners of unshod horses, please note that footing may include areas of gravel and pavement.

Please review the Difficulty Ratings  before registering. Understanding the 1-through-5 ratings system will help you evaluate your readiness to participate in this level-2 activity on the land.

CANCELLED due to Fire: Equestrian Ride in Weir Canyon
Date:
Sat, 12/09/2017
Time:
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where:
Weir Canyon Nature Preserve
Difficulty Rating:
3
Distance:
6 miles
Minimum Age:
16
Spaces Left:
Registration has closed.
More Information  

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Equestrian Ride in Weir Canyon

Equestrian
Equestrian Ride in Weir Canyon

Ride through historic Weir Canyon and reflect on Orange County’s rich history of transportation trails in this area. This trail is part of the storied trail route that oxen teams traveled on during the 1800s carrying hides to market in San Juan Capistrano. Weir Canyon was home to the largest and healthiest oak woodlands in the county. Many of the oaks are now scarred from fire. Rejoice in the new growth and restored areas in the canyon as the area heals.

You will need to transport your own fit horse to the staging area. Equestrians with trail riding experience, a fit and able horse, and the ability to trailer to the staging area are welcome to join the ride. Owners of unshod horses, please note that footing may include areas of gravel and pavement.

Please review the Difficulty Ratings  before registering. Understanding the 1-through-5 ratings system will help you evaluate your readiness to participate in this level-2 activity on the land.

Equestrian Ride in Weir Canyon
Date:
Sat, 06/15/2019
Time:
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where:
Weir Canyon Nature Preserve
Difficulty Rating:
3
Distance:
6 miles
Minimum Age:
16
Spaces Left:
Registration has closed.
More Information  

Sunday, December 8, 2019

CANCELLED due to Trail Conditions: Equestrian Ride in Weir Canyon

Equestrian
CANCELLED due to Trail Conditions: Equestrian Ride in Weir Canyon

Ride through historic Weir Canyon and reflect on Orange County’s rich history of transportation trails in this area. This trail is part of the storied trail route that oxen teams traveled on during the 1800s carrying hides to market in San Juan Capistrano. Weir Canyon was home to the largest and healthiest oak woodlands in the county. Many of the oaks are now scarred from fire. Rejoice in the new growth and restored areas in the canyon as the area heals.

You will need to transport your own fit horse to the staging area. Equestrians with trail riding experience, a fit and able horse, and the ability to trailer to the staging area are welcome to join the ride. Owners of unshod horses, please note that footing may include areas of gravel and pavement.

Please review the Difficulty Ratings  before registering. Understanding the 1-through-5 ratings system will help you evaluate your readiness to participate in this level-2 activity on the land.

CANCELLED due to Trail Conditions: Equestrian Ride in Weir Canyon
Date:
Sun, 12/08/2019
Time:
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where:
Weir Canyon Nature Preserve
Difficulty Rating:
3
Distance:
6 miles
Minimum Age:
16
Spaces Left:
Registration has closed.
More Information  

Sunday, January 12, 2020

Equestrian Ride in Weir Canyon

Equestrian
Equestrian Ride in Weir Canyon

Ride through historic Weir Canyon and reflect on Orange County’s rich history of transportation trails in this area. This trail is part of the storied trail route that oxen teams traveled on during the 1800s carrying hides to market in San Juan Capistrano. Weir Canyon was home to the largest and healthiest oak woodlands in the county. Many of the oaks are now scarred from fire. Rejoice in the new growth and restored areas in the canyon as the area heals.

You will need to transport your own fit horse to the staging area. Equestrians with trail riding experience, a fit and able horse, and the ability to trailer to the staging area are welcome to join the ride. Owners of unshod horses, please note that footing may include areas of gravel and pavement.

Please review the Difficulty Ratings  before registering. Understanding the 1-through-5 ratings system will help you evaluate your readiness to participate in this level-2 activity on the land.

Equestrian Ride in Weir Canyon
Date:
Sun, 01/12/2020
Time:
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where:
Weir Canyon Nature Preserve
Difficulty Rating:
3
Distance:
6 miles
Minimum Age:
16
Spaces Left:
Registration has closed.
More Information  

Sunday, March 8, 2020

Equestrian Ride in Weir Canyon

Equestrian
Equestrian Ride in Weir Canyon

Ride through historic Weir Canyon and reflect on Orange County’s rich history of transportation trails in this area. This trail is part of the storied trail route that oxen teams traveled on during the 1800s carrying hides to market in San Juan Capistrano. Weir Canyon was home to the largest and healthiest oak woodlands in the county. Many of the oaks are now scarred from fire. Rejoice in the new growth and restored areas in the canyon as the area heals.

You will need to transport your own fit horse to the staging area. Equestrians with trail riding experience, a fit and able horse, and the ability to trailer to the staging area are welcome to join the ride. Owners of unshod horses, please note that footing may include areas of gravel and pavement.

Please review the Difficulty Ratings  before registering. Understanding the 1-through-5 ratings system will help you evaluate your readiness to participate in this level-2 activity on the land.

Equestrian Ride in Weir Canyon
Date:
Sun, 03/08/2020
Time:
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where:
Weir Canyon Nature Preserve
Difficulty Rating:
3
Distance:
6 miles
Minimum Age:
16
Spaces Left:
Registration has closed.
More Information