June 2, 2016
8:30 AMFitness Hike at Little Sycamore

Raise your heart rate and your spirits on this difficult, strenuous and fast-paced, 4.8-mile hike (400-ft. elevation gain) over very steep, uneven terrain with Laguna Canyon Foundation volunteers.

  • Ages 15 and up.
  • Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, Little Sycamore Canyon Staging Area/Nix Nature Center (west side of Laguna Canyon Road/SR-133, approximately 3.5 miles south of I-5/405).
  • For questions, call (949) 497-8324.
  • Parking: $3 per vehicle
June 2, 2016
9:00 AMMidweek Walk in Nature

Join us for a wonderful 4-mile hike in beautiful Aliso & Wood Canyons Wilderness Park. Enjoy the sights, sounds and scents of the coastal sage plants as we hike along Wood Creek. Led by a Laguna Canyon Foundation volunteer naturalist.

  • Elevation gain of 300 ft. on terrain that can be uneven and rocky.
  • A hat, sunscreen, hiking shoes, water and snack are recommended.
  • Aliso & Wood Canyons Wilderness Park, Canyon View Staging Area (from southbound Aliso Creek Rd, turn right on Glenwood [turns into Pacific Park] and right on Canyon Vistas. Meet at the entrance to Canyon View Park).
  • For questions, call (949) 497-8324 Mon-Fri & (949) 923-2200 Sat/Sun.
  • Parking: Free.
  • Please sign-up online using link below.
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