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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Saturday, February 8, 2020

Full Moon Hike: Hicks Haul Road

Interpretive
moon

Enjoy the trails under the full moon’s light! We will hike along the paved Hicks Haul Road, traveling through coastal sage scrub in this dark canyon’s interior. The hike will cover about 3 miles round trip at a moderate pace as we hike along our trail discussing the night sky.  Wear warm layers (as the […]

Full Moon Hike: Hicks Haul Road
Date:
Sat, 02/08/2020
Time:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where:
Limestone Canyon Nature Preserve
Difficulty Rating:
3
Distance:
3.5 miles
Minimum Age:
12
Spaces Left:
1 of 30
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Full Moon Hike

Interpretive
Interpretive

Meet at the Peter and Mary Muth Interpretive Center for a walk around the Bay, lit by the full moon. We will see and hear nocturnal animals as the “night shift” clocks in for duty. If conditions are favorable we will also examine the moon through our telescope after the hike. Minors aged 16 and […]

Full Moon Hike
Date:
Sat, 02/08/2020
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where:
Upper Newport Bay
Difficulty Rating:
2
Minimum Age:
6
Family Friendly:
Yes
Spaces Left:
Full
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Sunday, February 9, 2020

Night Mercury / Full Moon Hike in Orchard Hills

Interpretive

Come out and enjoy the evening with us on the Orchard Hills loop trail. This trail meanders around an avocado orchard on the edge of the open space preserve and provides fantastic ridge-top views of Irvine and the Pacific coastline. The hike will begin with a short presentation on natural and man-made events that may […]

Night Mercury / Full Moon Hike in Orchard Hills
Date:
Sun, 02/09/2020
Time:
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where:
Orchard Hills
Difficulty Rating:
3
Distance:
3 miles
Minimum Age:
12
Spaces Left:
Full
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Full Moon Hike: Bommer Canyon

Interpretive

If you’ve ever wondered what happens in the open space when the sun goes down, then sign up for the popular full moon hike. Experience the serenity of a moonlit night in Bommer Canyon. This hike is just over 3 miles and includes 700 feet of total climbing elevation with several very steep inclines. The […]

Full Moon Hike: Bommer Canyon
Date:
Sun, 02/09/2020
Time:
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where:
Bommer Canyon
Difficulty Rating:
3
Distance:
3 miles
Minimum Age:
8
Spaces Left:
1 of 25
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Sunday, March 8, 2020

Full Moon Hike: Hicks Haul Road

Interpretive
moon

Enjoy the trails under the full moon’s light! We will hike along the paved Hicks Haul Road, traveling through coastal sage scrub in this dark canyon’s interior. The hike will cover about 3 miles round trip at a moderate pace as we hike along our trail discussing the night sky.  Wear warm layers (as the […]

Full Moon Hike: Hicks Haul Road
Date:
Sun, 03/08/2020
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where:
Limestone Canyon Nature Preserve
Difficulty Rating:
3
Distance:
3.5 miles
Minimum Age:
12
Spaces Left:
Registration for this event opens on 02/08/2020
More Information  

Monday, March 9, 2020

Full Moon Hike: Bommer Canyon

Interpretive

If you’ve ever wondered what happens in the open space when the sun goes down, then sign up for the popular full moon hike. Experience the serenity of a moonlit night in Bommer Canyon. This hike is just over 3 miles and includes 700 feet of total climbing elevation with several very steep inclines. The […]

Full Moon Hike: Bommer Canyon
Date:
Mon, 03/09/2020
Time:
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Where:
Bommer Canyon
Difficulty Rating:
3
Distance:
3 miles
Minimum Age:
8
Spaces Left:
Registration for this event opens on 02/09/2020
More Information