Activities

Sunday, May 27, 2018

Fremont Geology Hike to the Weather Station

Interpretive

Join us on this interpretative hike to learn about the geologic evolution of Orange County, as well as historic mining activities of the county . We’ll hike up to our turnaround point, the Fremont Weather Station, where winds are sometimes clocked at up to 100 mph, and then stop by the site of an abandoned […]

Fremont Geology Hike to the Weather Station
Date:
Sun, 05/27/2018
Time:
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where:
Fremont Canyon Nature Preserve
Difficulty Rating:
4
Distance:
6 miles
Minimum Age:
18
Spaces Left:
Full
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Bird Walk – Dilley

Hiking & Fitness

Led by Laguna Canyon Foundation in partnership with OC Parks. Spot local native and resident birds with Laguna Canyon Foundation volunteer naturalists on this 2-mile hike over uneven terrain (up to 200-ft. elevation gain) through one of the most diverse plant communities in the United States. No experience necessary! For ages 12 and up (minors must be […]

Bird Walk - Dilley
Date:
Sun, 05/27/2018
Time:
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where:
Laguna Coast Wilderness Park
Difficulty Rating:
1
Minimum Age:
12
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Waterworks Trail Restoration: Fremont Canyon

Stewardship

Please join IRC staff and volunteers as we water native shrubs and remove invasive plant species along the new Waterworks Trail in Fremont! Spend the afternoon working under an oak woodland and coastal sage habitat. Your work on the trail will help establish important habitat in Fremont for local wildlife. Reviewing the 1-through-5 Difficulty Ratings will […]

Waterworks Trail Restoration: Fremont Canyon
Date:
Sun, 05/27/2018
Time:
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where:
Fremont Canyon Nature Preserve
Difficulty Rating:
2
Distance:
0 miles
Minimum Age:
10
Spaces Left:
Full
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Crafty Kids Sundays

Interpretive
Interpretive

Come join us for a fun themed craft project anytime between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.! Crafty Kids Sunday features FREE craft activities in the Muth Interpretive Center’s Discovery Classroom. All ages are welcome, recommended for ages 2 to 10 years old. No registration is required. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Crafty Kids Sundays
Date:
Sun, 05/27/2018
Time:
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where:
Upper Newport Bay
Difficulty Rating:
1
Minimum Age:
2
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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, 05/27/2018
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where:
Limestone Canyon Nature Preserve
Difficulty Rating:
3
Distance:
3.5 miles
Minimum Age:
12
Spaces Left:
Full
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Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Irvine Ranch Open Space Patrol

IROS requests one (1) Reserve Park Rangers for routine patrol duties. Duties include vehicle, foot and bicycle (if approved) patrol for checking locked gates, inspecting signage and fencing, checking on approved encroachment permit holders, looking for 925 vehicles parked along interface properties, checking on approved utility companies, IRC staff and volunteers and IRC public programs. […]

Irvine Ranch Open Space Patrol
Date:
Tue, 05/29/2018
Time:
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Where:
Limestone Canyon Nature Preserve
Difficulty Rating:
1
Minimum Age:
12
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Tuesday Morning Fitness Hike on Paved Hicks Haul Road

Hiking & Fitness

Ready for a workout? Forget the gym for the day and head outside! Join us for an exhilarating morning fitness walk on the paved Hicks Haul Road. This hike allows you to choose between a 3, 6, or 8 mile route, all of which are conducted at the speed of about 3.0 to 3.5 miles per […]

Tuesday Morning Fitness Hike on Paved Hicks Haul Road
Date:
Tue, 05/29/2018
Time:
7:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where:
Limestone Canyon Nature Preserve
Difficulty Rating:
3
Distance:
8 miles
Minimum Age:
16
Spaces Left:
24 of 30
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Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Shhh…Hike, Look and Listen

Interpretive

Come end your day with a quiet walk through the calming canyons on the Irvine Ranch Natural Landmarks. We will watch for soaring red-tailed hawks, listen to birds quietly sing, and inhale the fragrance of fresh sage. Shed away the day’s repetitions and join us as we take a “slow walk” into Baker Canyon, mindful […]

Shhh…Hike, Look and Listen
Date:
Wed, 05/30/2018
Time:
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where:
Black Star Canyon Wilderness Park
Difficulty Rating:
2
Distance:
2 miles
Minimum Age:
18
Family Friendly:
Yes
Spaces Left:
Full
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After Work Fitness Hike on Paved Hicks Haul Road

Hiking & Fitness

Join us every Wednesday night for a fitness-focused hike on the paved Hicks Haul Road. During the spring, summer and fall, hikers will enjoy wonderful sunset views and a panoramic overview of Orange County. This hike travels about 3.5 miles, up to the top of Loma Ridge and back down. The hike is conducted at […]

After Work Fitness Hike on Paved Hicks Haul Road
Date:
Wed, 05/30/2018
Time:
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where:
Limestone Canyon Nature Preserve
Difficulty Rating:
3
Distance:
3.5 miles
Minimum Age:
16
Family Friendly:
Yes
Spaces Left:
8 of 30
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Thursday, May 31, 2018

Fitness Hike – Willow

Hiking & Fitness

PLEASE NOTE: This is a Fitness Hike; pace is approximately a 19 minute mile. Please arrive 15 minutes early. Raise your heart rate and your spirits on this strenuous, fast-paced, 5.5-mile hike over steep and uneven terrain (571-ft. elevation gain) with Laguna Canyon Foundation volunteers. Ages 18 and up. Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, Willow Canyon […]

Fitness Hike – Willow
Date:
Thu, 05/31/2018
Time:
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Where:
Laguna Coast Wilderness Park
Difficulty Rating:
3
Minimum Age:
15
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Friday, June 1, 2018

Art on the Landmarks: Painting in Baker Meadow

Interpretive

Dive into the amazing array of color of the canyons on this outdoor Art on the Landmarks program. Bring along your paints, pens, pencils or pastels to create your own creation of the beautiful scenery around you. We will walk to an ideal location that meets the group’s needs for inspiration. Then, settle in and […]

Art on the Landmarks: Painting in Baker Meadow
Date:
Fri, 06/01/2018
Time:
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where:
Black Star Canyon Wilderness Park
Difficulty Rating:
2
Minimum Age:
16
Spaces Left:
7 of 12
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Baker Canyon Equestrian Ride in Black Star Wilderness Area

Equestrian

Take a leisurely double loop equestrian ride through beautiful Baker Canyon in the Black Star Wilderness Area, home of oak woodlands, grasslands, and coastal sage scrub.  View evidence of the old ranch days when cattle once roamed the area, and see some of the wildflowers that are native to our area.  You will gain amazing […]

Baker Canyon Equestrian Ride in Black Star Wilderness Area
Date:
Fri, 06/01/2018
Time:
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where:
Black Star Canyon Wilderness Park
Difficulty Rating:
Variable
Distance:
7 miles
Minimum Age:
16
Spaces Left:
6 of 8
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Saturday, June 2, 2018

Ranger Reserve Support: Wilderness Access Day in Limestone Canyon

Come out and assist OC Park Rangers assigned to the Irvine Ranch Open Space (IROS) during this monthly special access event. The event takes place in Limestone Canyon among beautiful oak woodlands and rolling hills, with spectacular views of Orange County that only few get to see. Job duties include event set up, traffic control, […]

Ranger Reserve Support: Wilderness Access Day in Limestone Canyon
Date:
Sat, 06/02/2018
Time:
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Where:
Limestone Canyon Nature Preserve
Difficulty Rating:
1
Distance:
Variable
Minimum Age:
18
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Into the Wild Fremont Canyon 28.8k

Hiking & Fitness

Situated at 2,376 ft., one can take in the breathtaking views of the snow-covered San Gabriel Mountains and as far north as Los Angeles and Palos Verdes. The one loop course offering 4035 feet of elevation gain and loss, will take you past many varieties of endangered plants, including coastal sage scrub, chaparral, oak woodlands, […]

Into the Wild Fremont Canyon 28.8k
Date:
Sat, 06/02/2018
Time:
7:30 AM - 7:30 AM
Where:
Fremont Canyon Nature Preserve
Difficulty Rating:
5
Minimum Age:
16
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