Activities

Friday, January 17, 2020

Wild Tales

Interpretive

Bring your little Wild One to learn about nature and enjoy the outdoors. Join us for a fun-filled parent and child experience including storytelling, a guided nature walk, hands-on activities, and arts and crafts. No upfront cost to register online, but there is a $5 cash fee per child to participate in the craft. Trails […]

Wild Tales
Date:
Fri, 01/17/2020
Time:
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where:
Upper Newport Bay
Difficulty Rating:
1
Minimum Age:
All Ages
Family Friendly:
Yes
Spaces Left:
7 of 15
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Saturday, January 18, 2020

Advanced Cardio Hike: Weir(d) Eight

Hiking & Fitness

Join us for a strenuous, extremely challenging, fast-paced cardio hike in Weir Canyon that leads us on a figure eight-shaped route. Along the way we’ll be rewarded with stunning panoramic views of Weir Canyon, Gypsum Canyon, Fremont Canyon, and Blind Canyon. Wildlife sightings are possible. This is an advanced 9.5 mile cardio hike, completed in […]

Advanced Cardio Hike: Weir(d) Eight
Date:
Sat, 01/18/2020
Time:
7:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where:
Weir Canyon Nature Preserve
Difficulty Rating:
5
Distance:
9.5 miles
Minimum Age:
18
Spaces Left:
3 of 25
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Black Star Beginner Hike

Interpretive

Welcome to the wonderful outdoors! Get out there and give hiking a shot by joining OC Parks Resource Specialist Gray and other budding hikers on an easy beginner walk at Black Star Canyon. We will take it slow as we hike this flat but beautiful fire road in the Santa Ana Mountains while discussing the […]

Black Star Beginner Hike
Date:
Sat, 01/18/2020
Time:
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where:
Black Star Canyon Wilderness Park
Difficulty Rating:
2
Minimum Age:
12
Spaces Left:
6 of 25
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Limestone Canyon Photography Truck Tour

Interpretive

Join us on a backcountry wilderness driving tour filled with great sightseeing and photographic opportunities. Our journey begins at the Hicks Haul Staging Area, where you will board the back of an open-air, ten-seat, 4-wheel drive vehicle for a tour of Limestone Canyon. We will stop occasionally for 10-15 minutes or so to admire the […]

Limestone Canyon Photography Truck Tour
Date:
Sat, 01/18/2020
Time:
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where:
Limestone Canyon Nature Preserve
Difficulty Rating:
2
Distance:
16 miles
Minimum Age:
18
Spaces Left:
Full
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Habitat Restoration- Talbert Regional Park

Stewardship
Stewardship

Help us enhance Talbert Regional Park by joining our team of volunteers. You and fellow volunteers will restore habitat for local wildlife. Activities may include non-native plant removal, trail maintenance, planting, and watering. No experience is necessary. Please bring hat, sunscreen, snacks, etc. Water and tools are provided. Long sleeves, pants, and sturdy hiking or […]

Habitat Restoration- Talbert Regional Park
Date:
Sat, 01/18/2020
Time:
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where:
Talbert Regional Park
Difficulty Rating:
3
Minimum Age:
16
Spaces Left:
18 of 25
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Sunset Fitness Hike on Paved Hicks Haul Road: Both Sides of Loma Ridge

Hiking & Fitness

You will enjoy a gorgeous sunset with panoramic views of Orange County while hiking on the paved Hicks Haul Road. This hike travels 6 miles, out and back on both sides of Loma Ridge. If you are comfortable with our mid-week after work fitness hike this is the perfect activity for you to get your […]

Sunset Fitness Hike on Paved Hicks Haul Road: Both Sides of Loma Ridge
Date:
Sat, 01/18/2020
Time:
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where:
Limestone Canyon Nature Preserve
Difficulty Rating:
4
Distance:
6 miles
Minimum Age:
16
Spaces Left:
Full
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Star Light, Star Bright Night Hike

Interpretive
Interpretive

Come see Carbon Canyon Regional Park in a completely different setting – in the dark! Park rangers will lead starlit hikes showcasing the natural wonders that can only be seen at night. The night hikes will feature many fun activities, including: • Cookies and Cocoa. • Inside the Outdoors live animal presentation. • A hike […]

Star Light, Star Bright Night Hike
Date:
Sat, 01/18/2020
Time:
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where:
Carbon Canyon Regional Park
Difficulty Rating:
1
Minimum Age:
All Ages
Family Friendly:
Yes
Spaces Left:
Full
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Sunday, January 19, 2020

Peters Canyon Habitat Restoration Event

Stewardship
Stewardship

Join OC Parks staff and other volunteers in enhancing habitat at Peters Canyon Regional Park! Activities may include watering, removing invasive plants, planting native plants, mulching, or weeding. • No experience is necessary. • Water will be provided. • Tools will be available. • Minors aged 16 and younger must have a legal guardian present […]

Peters Canyon Habitat Restoration Event
Date:
Sun, 01/19/2020
Time:
7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Where:
Peters Canyon Regional Park
Difficulty Rating:
2
Minimum Age:
8
Spaces Left:
5 of 25
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Waterworks Nature Hike: Fremont Canyon

Interpretive

Join an OC Parks staff-led interpretive nature hike along the “Waterworks Trail” in the Irvine Ranch Open Space.  We’ll depart from Irvine Regional Park “Lot P” and head towards beautiful Fremont Canyon Nature Preserve, part of the Landmarks on the back side of the Irvine Lake dam before crossing Santiago Creek and heading back on the […]

Waterworks Nature Hike: Fremont Canyon
Date:
Sun, 01/19/2020
Time:
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where:
Fremont Canyon Nature Preserve
Difficulty Rating:
3
Distance:
3.5 miles
Minimum Age:
12
Spaces Left:
1 of 25
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Introduction to Nature Journaling and Writing

Interpretive
Interpretive

Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve presents- Introduction to Nature Writing and Journaling. Join us for a classroom workshop followed by time in the field where participants will get an introduction to nature journaling, learn some basic nature observation techniques, and explore the art of creative writing and sketching. No experience necessary! All ages are welcome, […]

Introduction to Nature Journaling  and Writing
Date:
Sun, 01/19/2020
Time:
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where:
Upper Newport Bay
Difficulty Rating:
1
Minimum Age:
10
Spaces Left:
2 of 35
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