February 15, 2019
7:00 AMDistance Hike: Santiago Oaks and Weir CanyonJoin us for a challenging distance hike in Santiago Oaks and Weir Canyon Nature Preserve. Hiking distance is up to 13 miles and is designed for advanced hikers. Participants must be physically fit and have distance hiking experience.

The hike will take us through the Canyon Fire 2 burn area and pass through Santiago Oaks Regional Park and Lower Weir Canyon, returning to our starting point in Irvine Regional Park. Ages 18 and up. Registration is required.
February 15, 2019
10:30 AMWild Tales

Bring your little wild ones to learn about nature and enjoy the outdoors. Join us for a fun-filled parent and child experience including storytelling, a guided nature walk, and arts and crafts. Trails are sandy/muddy so wear closed-toe shoes and clothing suitable for outdoors. Strollers are not recommended on the trails.

  • Program and crafts are tailored for preschool level (ages 2-5), however all ages that enjoy the experience are welcome to attend.
  • Registration required, please visit letsgooutside.org and make sure you select the correct date.
  • Fee: $5 per child. Payment collected at the event.
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February 1, 2019  Ladera and Chiquita Ridge Trails to ReopenUpcoming trail work will reopen and realign some trails in southern portions of O’Neill Regional Park, including Water Works, Ladera and Chiquita Ridge trails
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More specific dates are not given to avoid focusing excess fishing activity immediately after a plant.

California fishing license required and all California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife rules apply. ( View PDF )