Upcoming Day Hikes

    • Sun, October 02, 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    • Laguna Beach, CA
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    Annual End of Summer Hike, BBQ, and Pool Party!


    GOSD will hold our annual end of summer hike and pool party in Laguna Beach again this year.  Join us for a morning hike followed by a BBQ and dip in the pool, GOSD will provide the food for this event.

    HIKE - Laurel Canyon, Laurel Spur, Willow Trail Loop

    Generally considered a moderately challenging route, it takes an average of 1 h 35 min to complete. This is a very popular area for birding, camping, and hiking, so you'll likely encounter other people while exploring. The trail is open year-round and is beautiful to visit anytime. You'll need to leave pups at home — dogs aren't allowed on this trail.

    Meeting time: 9:30 AM

    Location: Laguna Canyon Preserve, Willow Creek Parking Lot, Laguna Canyon Road at the 73 (south side), Laguna Beach, CA 92651

    Distance: 3.3 miles

    Rating: Moderate

    Park Brochure can be accessed here.


    Don't forget to bring a hat, sunscreen, and water along, as it will be warm in October!

    As with any outing, don't forget your 10 essentials!

    BBQ & POOL PARTY

    After the hike is over, approximately 12:00 PM, come over and cool off in the pool and enjoy some BBQ & drinks.

    Address: 159 Nyes Place, Laguna Beach, CA

    Phone: 949-394-9607 

    We look forward to seeing you there, if you have any questions, please contact Matthew Schreiner at matthew.schreiner@mac.com or 949.394.9607.

    • Thu, October 06, 2022
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Carrizo Canyon
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    Carrizo Canyon offers some of the most interesting and diverse geological and natural features the Coachella Valley. 

    • 8:00 AM Meeting Place: Denny's at Date Palm/Hwy 111. Map Click here
    • Trail Length: 4 miles (2.5 Hr.)  
    • Elevation Gain/Loss: 500’
    • Trailhead Elevation: 2200’
    • Terrain: rocky, sandy areas, some bouldering, dry waterfalls
    • Difficulty Rating: Moderate - some climbing up, down & around boulders requiring agility and flexibility.

    Discover what is is like to explore an area that has been closed for 9 months and be the first to lay tracks in the sand that has only animal tracks. This is a one-of-a-kind experience in one of our special desert places. Carrizo Canyon shows off some of the most interesting and diverse geologic history in the Coachella Valley. Bighorn sheep habitat with a variety of desert floral in a deep walled granite canyon with waterfalls.  Topography is steep within the approximately 1,000-acre Carrizo Canyon Ecological Reserve. The dominant vegetation is creosote bush scrub. Large mammals using the area include bighorn sheep, mule deer, coyote, bobcat, and gray fox.

    We will look for both historical and archeological artifacts from those that past here before us. 

    Bring Ten Essentials (click here), water (2 to 3 liters recommended), lunch and snacks. Sun protection and layered clothing are recommended. Carry Emergency Contact Information (ICE). Sturdy hiking footwear and adequate drinking water required.

    Contact Hike Leaders:  Scott C. Email and Sherwood C. Email

    You are responsible for arranging you own transportation or ride share. Arrive a few minutes early for briefing. Departure is at 8 AM. Distance to trailhead along Hwy. 74 is 18 miles, approximately 30 minutes.

    Weather Policy: Inclement weather cancels. Additional Photos Click Here  

    Special COVID Related Requirements
    This event requires all attendees to be fully vaccinated 

    Health Problems/Allergies:  Discuss any medical concerns with the trip leader that may affect your ability to complete this event.

    • Sat, October 08, 2022
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • 19952 State Park Rd. Palomar CA 92060
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    GOSD Palomar Mountain Day Hike

    Saturday October 8, 2022

    You're invited to join us for the Great Outdoors San Diego (GOSD) Palomar Mountain Day Hike. It’s located in the Palomar Mountain State Park, a gem of a small State Park here in San Diego County. With an average elevation of 5000 feet, this three square mile park has some of the best mountain scenery in the county. White fir and incense cedar trees, normally found much farther north in the Sierras, are abundant here. The California Black and Valley Oaks should be in their full autumn colors. The weather may require a jacket in the morning but should warm up into the 70’s in the afternoon. Rain is highly unlikely in October. Dogs are not permitted on this hike. 

    Doane Pond Palomar Mountain


    Location-Directions

    Expect a 1.5 to 2 hour drive time from San Diego. You will first need to reach Highway CA-76 E north of San Diego by driving north of San Diego on the I-15 and taking Exit 46 to CA-76 E.  At Pala Mesa head east towards Palomar Mountain turning a slight left S. Grade Road/Palomar Mountain Road.

    For a  slightly shorter route, drive north on the I-15 and take exit 27 for Via Rancho Parkway. Follow signs to SD Wild Animal/Safari Park. Stay in the two right lanes and turn right onto E. Via Rancho Parkway. Continue onto Bear Valley Parkway for 5.8 miles. Use the right two lanes to turn right onto E. Valley Parkway. Continue onto Valley Center Road and drive 13.8 miles to a traffic circle. Take the first exit to CA-76 E.

     From CA-76 E, take a slight left onto S Grade Rd/Palomar Mountain Rd. After 6.7 winding miles, turn left onto S Grade Road then another quick left onto State Park Road. Drive about 2.6 miles to the State Park entrance. There is an entrance fee of $10.00 per vehicle, so carpooling is highly encouraged. A California States Park Annual Pass will also get you in. If you're using Google Maps or MapQuest, the park's physical address is: 19952 State Park Rd. Palomar CA 92060.

    Once inside the park, follow the signs to our meeting spot at the Doane Pond Parking lot. Please plan to arrive before 10:00 am, as we will leave for our hike at 10:00.


    Autumn Leaves Palomar Mountain

    Hike Description (total distance 7.8 miles)

    We will be hiking two loop trails both starting at Doane Pond. In the morning we will hike the Lower Doane Valley and Lower French Valley Trails. This loop is rated moderate, 3.8 miles in distance, and should take about two hours. Highlights will include the Historic Weir Site on the Pauma Creek and a beautiful alpine meadow. The loop ends in the Doane Valley Campground, a short distance from the pond. We will have lunch at one of the picnic tables beside the pond.

    In the afternoon we will hike the Thunder Spring and Chimney Flat loop. This is rated moderate, about four miles, and should take another two hours. On this loop we will pass a historic apple orchard and large incense cedar grove. We should be done with the hike and back to the parking lot by 4:00 pm.

    As with all hikes, please be sure to bring plenty of water, sunscreen, snacks, and your 10 essentials.  For this hike, you’ll also want to bring lunch and warm clothes for the morning. Mobile phone reception is very limited in the Palomar Mountain State Park. Maps are available at the Park entrance.


    Registration

    This should be a great fall hike. Registration will soon be open on the GOSD website. For any questions about this hike, please contact the hike leader, Mark McCabe.


    • Sun, October 09, 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • San Elijo Lagoon (exact location will be e-mailed to registrants)


    3-Mile Loop Challenge | Oct 9

    Join the group "Nature Collective" and experience San Elijo Lagoon in a new way by participating in their 3-Mile Loop Challenge for National Thrive Outside Day.

    The loop will take you over the deeper and wider channels made possible by the San Elijo Lagoon Restoration Project via the new I-5 suspension bridge. Be sure to stop at the Check-In Stations before beginning your hike for fun activities and your celebratory Loop Challenge sticker.

    This is a NOT a Great Outdoors event.

    For more information and to RSVP for this event click here: https://thenaturecollective.org/event/3-mile-loop-challenge-oct-9/

    For more information about Nature Collective and its mission, click here: https://thenaturecollective.org/about/ 

    • Wed, October 19, 2022
    • 8:00 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Joshua Tree National Park Cottonwood Entrance
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    SAVE THE DATE watch for email announcement.

    The trail to Lost Palm Oasis in Joshua Tree National Park begins at Cottonwood Springs at the southern entrance of the park. One of the largest palm oases in the park, second to Munsen Canyon, the trail proceeds along fairly flat terrain along sandy washes and rolling hills until you reach the oasis overlook where the trail descends into the palms below.. Although the hike is considered a moderate hike, there will be some boulder scrambling descending into and out of the oasis.

    • Trail Length: 7.2
    • Elevation Gain/Loss: 400+ feet
    • Difficulty Rating: moderate*
    • Trail Type: Out and back.
    • Hiking Time: 3-4 hours

    Departure Time: 8:00 AM (Please arrive early for 8:00 am departure)

    Departure Location:  Ramon/Crossley, Palm Springs: Map Click Here. Meet at the north/east corner parking lot between 7:45 and 8:00 a.m.

    Fees/Charges: Joshua Tree Park entrance fee or bring your entrance card.

    *Hiking Requirements - Although the trail is fairly level, the elevation is at 3000 feet so you will need to be in good physical condition for this hike.  Click here for more information.

    Bring Ten Essentials (click here) - water (2 to 3 liters recommended), and trail snacks. Sun protection and layered clothing are recommended. Carry Emergency Contact Information (ICE).

    Sturdy hiking footwear with good tread and adequate drinking water are required.

    Contact leader: Howard Goldberg

    Carpooling - is encouraged and may be available if offered by a driver. You are responsible for arranging you own transportation or ride share. Arrive a few minutes early for briefing and carpooling. 

    Weather Policy: Inclement weather cancels

    Special COVID Related Requirements

    This event requires all attendees to be fully vaccinated for COVID.

    Health Problems/allergies  Discuss any medical concerns with the hike leader that may affect your ability to complete the hike. 

    • Sun, October 23, 2022
    • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Desert Hot Springs
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    Breakfast - Hike - Soak

    • Continental Breakfast
    • Hike: Long Canyon - a new trail in DHS
    • Mineral Hot Springs Spa 

      Remember to head over to your nearest hot tub after your hike!

    8 AM to 9 AM start the morning at a GO member’s Desert Hot Springs home with Continental Breakfast that includes oatmeal, fresh fruit, Coachella Valley dates, Starbucks Coffee, and pastries from Canter’s Bakery on Fairfax.    

    9 AM - energized with breakfast, drive/carpool 10 minutes to the Long Canyon trailhead in Desert Hot Springs; directions click here. The hike is rated a moderate, approx. 4 miles total out and back in with minimum elevation gain. This trail is located in a wide wash between canyons leading into Joshua Tree National Park and was recently designated as part of the Sand to Snow National Monument.

    After taking in the sites, we retrace our steps back to the trailhead and move onto Miracle Springs Resort & Spa for lunch at their indoor/outdoor Capri Restaurant and then “take the waters” in any of the mineral pools of different temperatures. 

    You may skip the hike and meet us at the Spa Resort for lunch.

    Spa entry day pass (pay at front desk lobby):

    • Senior (Age 65+) – $15
    • Adults – $20 

    Make sure you go to the correct Spa resort. There are two adjacent resorts, go to the Miracle Springs Resort & Spa to the North of the other spa, address is: 10625 Palm Dr, Desert Hot Springs, CA 

    Bring:   Swimsuit - Towel - Lock for locker 

    Ten Essentials (click here), water, 1 or 2 liters recommended, snacks, sun protection, layered clothing , hiking poles may be helpful. Carry Emergency Contact Information (ICE). Sturdy hiking footwear with good tread and adequate drinking water are required. Inclement weather may cancel.

    Meeting location will be sent in a separate event  email.

    Trip Leaders:

    Special COVID Related Requirements

    This event requires all attendees to be fully vaccinated. 

    Health Problems/allergies  Discuss any medical concerns with the hike leader that may affect your ability to complete the hike. 

    • Sun, October 30, 2022
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Joshua Tree National Park
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    Ranger Guided Tour - Discover the colorful lives of Bill and Frances Keys and learn how they survived and raised a family in the harsh desert environment on the Keys Ranch Tour. Explore the ranch house, school room, store, workshop, and more treasures from the 60 years the Keys called this area home. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975, the property is located in a remote, rocky canyon in Joshua Tree National Park. Keys Ranch tours last 90 minutes and involve about a half-mile of walking.  Access to this area is limited to Ranger guided tours only.

    Option bring a bag lunch for a picnic after the tour at the nearby Hidden Valley parking lot with tables.

    10 am Meet at Palm Springs PetSmart Ramon/Crossley Map Click Here

    Carpooling is encouraged and may be available if offered by driver.  You are responsible for arranging your own transportation or ride share. 

    Directions to the Keys Ranch Gate - click here

    Payment:  You can pay with the following credit cards: Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. You need to complete payment within 15 minutes or you will be timed out and will need to start over.

    Cancel: If you cannot attend, please notify the trip leader  as others may be on the waitlist. No refunds available.

    Contact trip leader: Scott Connelly - email click here

    Getting There

    Keys Ranch tours begin at the Keys Ranch locked gate and parking area (not at the visitor center). Do not rely exclusively on your mobile GPS, Siri, or similar automated navigation systems for directions to Keys Ranch as routes can be misleading or incorrect. Please be at the Keys Ranch gate 15 minutes before your scheduled tour time. Tours begin promptly at the start time and the locked gate will be opened. You will continue driving down the road to a second parking area where the walking tour begins. Once all the cars are through the gate, it will be locked. There is no way for latecomers to join. Refunds will not be issued if you are late. Directions to Keys Ranch

    From the Joshua Tree Visitor Center (located at 6554 Park Blvd, Joshua Tree CA.): Drive south on Park Blvd for about 5 miles to the West Entrance (Park Blvd is also known as “Quail Springs Road”). At West Entrance gate, proceed another 8.9 miles. Turn Left onto Barker Dam Rd. Drive on Barker Dam Rd. for about 0.7 miles. Turn Left onto Keys Ranch Rd. (Look for the sign that says “Ranch Tours”). Drive on Keys Ranch Rd. (a dirt road) for about 1 mile until the locked Keys Ranch gate. There is a small parking area and restroom facility at the locked gate. This is your meeting place. Drive time to the Keys Ranch from Joshua Tree Visitor Center is approximately 35 minutes and does not include any additional delays caused by congestion at entrance gates. Delays at this entrance gate due to congestion often add an additional 30 minutes to travel time so please plan accordingly.

    From the Oasis Visitor Center (located at 74485 National Park Dr., Twentynine Palms, CA.): Drive south on Utah Trail for about 3.4 miles to the North Entrance. At North Entrance gate, proceed another 16.5 miles. Turn Right onto Barker Dam Rd. Drive on Barker Dam Rd. for about 0.7 miles. Turn Left onto Keys Ranch Rd (Look for the sign that says “Ranch Tours”). Drive on Keys Ranch Rd. (a dirt road) for about 1 mile until the locked Keys Ranch gate. There is a small parking area and restroom facility at the locked gate. This is your meeting place. Drive time to the Keys Ranch from Oasis Visitor Center is approximately 40 minutes and does not include any additional delays caused by congestion at entrance gates.

    Travel Times to Keys Ranch

    From Joshua Tree Visitor Center, travel time to the ranch is approximately 35 minutes, plus an additional delay of up to 30 minutes due to congestion at the gate.

    From Oasis Visitor Center in Twentynine Palms, travel time to the ranch is approximately 40 minutes.

    Smoking and eating are prohibited on the Keys Ranch Tour. 

    Special COVID Related Requirements

    This event requires all attendees to be vaccinated for COVID

    Health Problems/allergies  Discuss any medical concerns with the hike leader that may affect your ability to complete the hike. 

    • Sun, November 13, 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • 1800 Cabrillo Memorial Drive San Diego, CA 92106
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    The Bayside Trail is a 3.9-km out-and-back trail, within the Cabrillo National Monument Park. Because it is on the east facing side of Point Loma, it faces San Diego with expansive bay views along the way. It is located in one of the last coastal areas in the San Diego region with well-preserved coastal scrub and chaparral habitat. Many kinds of wildlife—birds, reptiles, marine mammals—may be observed. It was here that Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo landed in 1542 and claimed the land for Spain, although it has belonged to indigenous peoples for thousands of years. 

    On this interpretive hike our special emphasis will be about seeing the area in a whole new way, by learning about how different cultures have interacted with the area through time. For thousands of years Kumeyaay people who have lived in the area and have made use of every plant and animal, both those of the land and of the sea. We will stop and talk about different plants along the way and how native peoples have used them for food, medicine, tools, construction materials, regalia, ceremony and more. We will also learn about more recent history, including the arrival of the Spanish in 1542 and other historical happenings throughout the years. Keep in mind that this walk is not so much a “power hike” but rather a fascinating educational stroll with stops along the way. Our guide, GO member Mike Wilken, is an anthropologist, naturalist and author of the book Kumeyaay Ethnobotany: Shared Heritage of the Californias. 

    Details: 

    Meeting Date & Time:Sunday, November 13, 2022 @ 9:00am 

    Meeting place: 1800 Cabrillo Memorial Drive, San Diego, CA 92106 - VISITOR CENTER

    We will be at the entry to the visitor center right off the roundabout for passenger drop-off. 

    Host: Mike Wilken

    Parking:Ample parking is available near the Visitor Center. 

    Cost: To enter the park, the National Park Service charges:

    •  Cabrillo National Monument Vehicle Permit - $20 (U.S. Dollars)

    Admits one single, private, non-commercial vehicle and all its passengers. 

    •  Cabrillo National Monument Motorcycle Permit - $15 (U.S. Dollars)

    Admits one single, private, non-commercial motorcycle and its passenger(s).

    •  Cabrillo National Monument Individual Permit - $10/person (U.S. Dollars)

    Admits one individual when entering by foot or bicycle. Groups of up to 4 people walking in or on bicycles are capped at $20 total.

    Carpooling is a great idea!

    Time Commitment Plan for approx 2-3 hours 

    Trail: From the Visitor Center, we will walk to the Old Point Loma Lighthouse, from there the road to the Bayside Trail starts just northeast of the lighthouse.

    Here is the write-up from Alltrails:

    https://www.alltrails.com/explore/trail/us/california/bayside-trail-cabrillo-national-monument?u=m

    Here is the write-up on the trail from NPS:

    https://www.nps.gov/cabr/learn/bayside-trail.htm

    Length: 3.9 km (about than 2.5 miles) 

    Difficulty: EASY but some slopes, basically downhill for first half then uphill coming back. 

    Elevation Gain: ~107 meters 

    Accessibility: Wide and well-maintained trail, NPS says: The Bayside Trail starts as asphalt (with moving cars) then turns into a wide, hard-packed dirt path. It is an out and back trail which is a gentle downhill on the way out and uphill on the way back. The trail can be uneven at times. There are several benches along the trail for beautiful bay views.

    https://www.nps.gov/cabr/planyourvisit/mobilityservices.htm

    https://www.nps.gov/cabr/planyourvisit/accessibility.htm

    RSVP: Not necessary

    Dogs: No dogs, sorry. 

    What to Bring

    • Snacks
    • Ten Essentials
    • Phone/camera 
    • Warm weather clothing
    • Any prescription or other needed medications
    • Sun protection (hat, sunglasses, sunblock, lip block)

    Cell Phone Service: No reception issues anticipated.

    Health Problems/Allergies: It is the responsibility of participants to carry on their person a record of significant allergies, medications and medical history in the event of a medical emergency. Discuss any medical concerns with a trip leader if you wish. Bees have been reported in the area. 

    Contact/Question - If you have any questions not addressed by the information above or on our registration page, please feel free to contact the trip leader: Mike Wilken (mikewilken@yahoo.com)


Past Hikes

Sat, September 24, 2022 OCLB - Hollywood! Hike to the Hollywood Sign!
Sun, September 18, 2022 OCLB - El Moro Canyon - Crystal Cove Day Hike
Thu, September 08, 2022 PS - Discovery Hike - Shangri-La
Thu, August 25, 2022 PS - HIKE: SUNSET HIKE AND DINE
Mon, August 15, 2022 OCLB -North Fork Big Pine Creek Trailhead to Big Pine Lakes Backpack
Sun, August 14, 2022 OCLB - Double Whammy! Icehouse Canyon AND Cucamonga Peak Day Hike
Sun, August 07, 2022 SD - Urban Hike/Social - San Diego Zoo
Tue, July 26, 2022 PS - Hike: Eagle Canyon
Sat, July 23, 2022 LA - Palos Verdes Summer Vacation Day: Hike, Beach, and Relax
Thu, July 21, 2022 PS - Discovery Hike
Wed, July 13, 2022 OCLB - Grand Teton National Park Trip with Day Hikes
Wed, July 06, 2022 PS - Hike: Round Valley to Ranger Hut
Thu, June 30, 2022 PS - Discovery Hike
Tue, June 28, 2022 PS - Hike: Round Valley Loop and Shangra-La
Tue, June 28, 2022 PS - CANCELLED - HIKE: Horsethief Creek - Cactus Springs
Sun, June 26, 2022 SD - Hike - Seven Bridges Walk & Brunch
Sat, June 25, 2022 OCLB - Sunset Hike to Mount Hollywood Summit
Tue, June 21, 2022 PS - HIKE: PCT South from Hwy 74
Sat, June 18, 2022 SD - Hike - Torrey Pines, Guy Fleming, EB Scripps Overlook, Red Butte and Razor Point Loop
Sun, June 12, 2022 OCLB - Emerald Canyon/Bommer Ridge Day Hike
Sat, June 11, 2022 PS - Hike: Coyote Hole Canyon June 11
Fri, June 10, 2022 PS - HIKE: HIDDEN DIVIDE PLUS
Thu, June 09, 2022 PS - Hike: Fuller Ridge Trail
Tue, June 07, 2022 PS - Hike: Round Valley Loop via Aerial Tram
Thu, June 02, 2022 PS - Hike: Mt. San Jacinto Peak
Mon, May 30, 2022 SD - Hike - Mission Trails Ethnobotany Nature Walk (& Brunch)
Thu, May 26, 2022 PS - Hike: Champion Oak
Sun, May 22, 2022 OCLB - Mount Baldy Day Hike
Sun, May 22, 2022 PS - Rancho Santa Ana Botanical Garden - Plus
Sat, May 21, 2022 LA - Palos Verdes Hike: Hills, Rocks, and Ocean Hike
Sat, May 21, 2022 SD - Hike - Mission Trails Regional Park Ethnobotany Hike
Wed, May 18, 2022 PS - Hike: Deep Creek Hot Springs
Tue, May 17, 2022 PS - Hike: Split Rock - Joshua Tree Park
Mon, May 16, 2022 PS - Hike: Devil's Slide May 16
Wed, May 11, 2022 PS - Hike: Skyline Trail - reverse
Tue, May 10, 2022 PS - Hike: Devil's Slide - Cancelled
Sat, May 07, 2022 SD - Hike - Sunset Trail to Water of the Woods (& Dinner)
Sat, May 07, 2022 SD - Bird Walk in Big Bear Lake
Fri, May 06, 2022 OCLB - Yosemite National Park
Thu, May 05, 2022 PS - Hike: Quail Springs - Joshua Tree RR
Tue, May 03, 2022 PS - Hike: Sunrise South Lykken
Sun, May 01, 2022 PS - Bike: Perimeter Palm Springs
Thu, April 28, 2022 PS - Hike: Garstin Shannon Henderson
Tue, April 26, 2022 PS - Hike - Mission Creek to Whitewater Preserve - Shuttle
Sun, April 24, 2022 OCLB - Caspers Wilderness day hike, intermediate
Sat, April 23, 2022 SD - Hike - Volcan Mountain Trail
Thu, April 21, 2022 PS - Speaker - Oswit Land Trust
Wed, April 20, 2022 PS - Hike: Whitewater Preserve Red Dome
Mon, April 18, 2022 PS - Hike: Maze Loop - Joshua Tree Park NP
Sun, April 17, 2022 SD - Hike - City Heights Canyons Hike + Lunch
Sat, April 16, 2022 LA - Eaton Canyon Hike
Thu, April 14, 2022 OCLB - Mount Islip Day Hike
Thu, April 14, 2022 PS - Hike: Fern Canyon Loop
Tue, April 12, 2022 PS - Hike: Earl Henderson
Sat, April 09, 2022 SD - Social Hike - Fiesta Island Dog Walk
Thu, April 07, 2022 PS - Hike: Mecca Hills Grotto - Canceled
Wed, April 06, 2022 PS - Hike: Murray Canyon
Tue, April 05, 2022 PS - Hike: Earl Henderson
Sun, April 03, 2022 SBVC - EXPLORATORY Wind Caves Hike
Sun, April 03, 2022 OCLB - "La Tour" Hike in Laguna Beach & Brunch
Sun, April 03, 2022 PS - Hike - Big Morongo Canyon
Sun, April 03, 2022 PS - Bike: PS Museum to Indian Canyon Parking Area
Fri, April 01, 2022 PS - Hike: Lang Canyon
Wed, March 30, 2022 PS - Hike: Bogert and Wildhorse Trails
Tue, March 29, 2022 PS - Hike: Lost Horse Loop Trail - Joshua Tree Park
Sun, March 27, 2022 OCLB - Tenaja Falls Day Hike!
Sat, March 26, 2022 SD - Hike - Iron Mountain
Thu, March 24, 2022 PS - Hike: Eagle Canyon
Wed, March 23, 2022 PS - Hike: Garrets Arch
Sun, March 20, 2022 PS - Hike - Mission Creek to Overlook
Fri, March 18, 2022 PS - Hike: Lykken via Descaso
Wed, March 16, 2022 PS - Hike: Whitewater View Loop
Tue, March 15, 2022 PS - Hike: Carey Castle
Sun, March 13, 2022 SD - Urban Hike/Social - San Diego Zoo
Sat, March 12, 2022 LA - Temescal Canyon Loop in the Santa Monica Mountains
Sun, March 06, 2022 SD - Hike - Ranch Penasquitos Loop
Sun, March 06, 2022 PS - Hike: Pioneertown Mountain Preserve
Sun, March 06, 2022 OCLB - Oak Canyon Nature Center Day Hike
Sat, March 05, 2022 PS - Hike: Four Trails
Thu, March 03, 2022 PS - Hike: Garstin Shannon Henderson
Mon, February 28, 2022 PS - Hike: Maynard Mine
Mon, February 28, 2022 PS - Hike: Lost Palms Oasis
Sun, February 27, 2022 LA - Beautiful Bear Canyon Hike in the San Gabriel Mountains
Sat, February 26, 2022 CORP and OCLB - Outdoors Experience - Hike and Trip Leader Training
Fri, February 25, 2022 PS - Hike: Badlands Indio Hills
Fri, February 25, 2022 OCLB - PopUp Hike! Potato Chip Rock
Wed, February 23, 2022 PS - Hike: Murray Canyon Conservation History Walk
Tue, February 22, 2022 PS - Hike: Maynard Mine - Cancelled
Sun, February 20, 2022 PS - Hike: Four Trails
Sat, February 19, 2022 OCLB - Bommer Canyon Day Hike
Thu, February 17, 2022 PS - Salton Sea - Mecca Beach Campground
Tue, February 15, 2022 PS - Hike: Garstin Shannon Henderson
Sun, February 13, 2022 PS - Hike: Four Trails
Sat, February 12, 2022 PS - Hike: 49 Palms Oasis
Sat, February 12, 2022 LA - Second Saturdays Hike: Sandstone Peak
Sat, February 12, 2022 SBVC - Day Hike: Sandstone Peak
Sat, February 12, 2022 PS - Bike: Tour de Palm Springs
Wed, February 09, 2022 PS - Hike: South Lykken-North
Sun, February 06, 2022 SD - Hike - Balboa Park
Sun, February 06, 2022 PS - Hike: Four Trails
Sun, February 06, 2022 OCLB - Aliso and Wood Canyons
Sat, February 05, 2022 PS - Bike: South Palm Springs
Sun, January 30, 2022 PS - Hike: Moser Mine
Sat, January 29, 2022 PS - Bike: South Palm Springs
Fri, January 28, 2022 PS - Hike - Mission Creek to Overlook
Wed, January 26, 2022 PS - Hike - RESCHEDULED - Mission Creek to Overlook
Tue, January 25, 2022 PS - Hike: Cathedral Canyon Jan 25
Sun, January 23, 2022 SD - Hike - Daley Ranch
Sun, January 23, 2022 Date/Time Change! OCLB - Tunnels to Nowhere/Shoemaker Canyon Road Trail
Thu, January 20, 2022 OCLB - Pop-Up Descanso Gardens and Oak Grove Park
Thu, January 20, 2022 PS - Keys Ranch Tour - Joshua Tree National Park
Wed, January 19, 2022 PS Hike: Biskra Palm Oasis - Lunch
Tue, January 18, 2022 PS - Hike: Randall Henderson
Sat, January 15, 2022 OCLB - Sitton Peak Day Hike!
Thu, January 13, 2022 PS - Hike: Pushwalla Palm Oasis
Tue, January 11, 2022 PS - Hike: Cathedral Canyon
Mon, January 10, 2022 OCLB - Pop-Up San Mateo Peak Day Hike
Sun, January 09, 2022 OCLB - A Walk along the Beach Path in Long Beach
Sun, January 09, 2022 PS - Hike: Indian Canyons - Stone Pools
Sat, January 08, 2022 LA - Bluff Cove and Lunada Bay hike in Palos Verdes
Sat, January 08, 2022 PS - Hike: Coyote Hole Canyon
Thu, January 06, 2022 PS - Hike: N. Lykken from Museum - Lunch
Fri, December 31, 2021 PS - Hike: Badlands Indio Hills - New Year's Eve
Sun, December 26, 2021 Postponed & To Be Rescheduled! OCLB - Tunnels to Nowhere/Shoemaker Canyon Road Trail
Sat, December 25, 2021 PS - Bike Christmas Morning
Fri, December 24, 2021 PS - Hike: Pushwalla Palm Oasis Christmas Eve
Sat, December 18, 2021 LA - Abalone and Sacred Coves Palos Verdes Hike
Sat, December 18, 2021 PS - Hike: Zebra Canyon - Flag Peak CANCELLED
Fri, December 17, 2021 PS - Living Desert Wildlights
Tue, December 14, 2021 PS - Hike: N. Lykken from Museum - Lunch
Mon, December 13, 2021 PS - Hike: Mission Creek to PCT
Sat, December 11, 2021 PS - Hike: Pioneer Mountain Preserve Hike - Indian Loop
Fri, December 10, 2021 PS - Hike: Mecca Hills Grotto
Thu, December 09, 2021 PS - Hike: Lost Horse Loop Trail
Sun, December 05, 2021 PS - Bike - CicLAvia - South LA
Sat, December 04, 2021 SD - Hike - Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve
Sat, December 04, 2021 PS - Hike: Slot Canyon Experience - Mecca Hills
Tue, November 30, 2021 PS - HIKE: Horsethief Creek - Cactus Springs
Mon, November 29, 2021 PS - Hike: Garstin Trail
Sat, November 27, 2021 SBVC - Day Hike Point Sal
Sat, November 27, 2021 OCLB - Icehouse Canyon Day Hike
Mon, November 22, 2021 PS - Hike: Snow Creek - PCT North Face
Sun, November 21, 2021 PS - Bike: Palm Springs North East
Sun, November 21, 2021 OCLB - Mount Baldy Day Hike (rated Difficult)
Sat, November 20, 2021 SD - DAY ACTIVITY - MISSION BAY BIKE RIDE
Sat, November 13, 2021 PS - Hike: Mission Creek Preserve
Fri, November 12, 2021 PS - Hike: Oswit Canyon
Wed, November 10, 2021 PS - Hike: Magnesia Falls North
Tue, November 09, 2021 PS - Bike: PS - Indian Canyon Entrance
Mon, November 08, 2021 PS - Hike: Bogert Trail Sunset
Sun, November 07, 2021 LA - Hike: Windy Gap, Crystal Lake Recreation Area
Sat, November 06, 2021 OCLB - Mount San Jacinto Day Hike
Wed, November 03, 2021 PS - Hike: The Maze Joshua Tree Park
Sun, October 31, 2021 PS - Hike: Eagle Canyon - Halloween
Sat, October 30, 2021 PS - Bike: PS to Rancho Mirage
Sat, October 30, 2021 OCLB - Bridge to Nowhere Day Hike
Thu, October 28, 2021 PS - Hike: Hayfield Canyon
Wed, October 27, 2021 PS - Hike: Eagle Canyon
Mon, October 25, 2021 PS- Hike: South Lykken
Sun, October 24, 2021 OCLB - Mount Baden Powell Day Hike
Sat, October 23, 2021 SD - Day Hike - Tecolote Canyon
Sat, October 23, 2021 PS - Continental Breakfast-Hike-Spa Soak
Wed, October 20, 2021 SD - Social Event - Haunted Trail and Experiment Maze of Balboa Park
Wed, October 20, 2021 PS - Cancelled -HIKE: CHOCOLATE DROP
Mon, October 18, 2021 PS - Hike: Mission Creek to PCT
Sun, October 17, 2021 LA - Palos Verdes Coastal Walk: Point Vicente to Terranea
Fri, October 15, 2021 OCLB - Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve Easy Day Hike
Wed, October 13, 2021 (copy) PS - HIKE: MAGNESIA FALLS NORTH
Tue, October 05, 2021 PS - Bike Ride - Palm Springs
Fri, October 01, 2021 PS - HIKE: UPPER CARRIZO CANYON
Sun, September 26, 2021 LA - Palos Verdes Hike: Founders Park/Ocean Trails Reserve
Sat, September 18, 2021 LA - Malibu Hindu Temple
Sun, September 12, 2021 SD - Day Event - End of Summer Hike, BBQ, and Pool Party
Sun, September 05, 2021 OCLB - WaterBikes in Long Beach! Ride A Bike On Water!
Sun, August 29, 2021 SD - Day Hike - Palomar Mountain Day Hike
Sat, August 28, 2021 LA - Lake Shrine Walk
Sat, August 21, 2021 SBVC - Flying Club Picnic
Sun, August 08, 2021 OCLB - Abalone and Sacred Coves Day Hike
Fri, August 06, 2021 PS - Hike: Mt. San Jacinto Peak 8/6
Tue, August 03, 2021 PS - Hike: Sunset Hike and Dine
Fri, July 30, 2021 PS - HIKE: Tamarack Valley-Harvard Peak
Sat, July 24, 2021 PS - Hike: Mt. San Jacinto Peak 7/24
Sat, July 17, 2021 SBVC - Day Hike in Santa Barbara
Fri, July 16, 2021 PS - Hike: Tram To Idyllwild
Fri, July 09, 2021 PS - HIKE: Wellman Divide-Tamarack Vly
Sun, July 04, 2021 PS - HIKE: 4th of July Fireworks/Laser Displays
Thu, July 01, 2021 PS - Discovery Hike
Sun, June 27, 2021 OCLB - "La Tour" Hike in Laguna Beach & Brunch
Fri, June 25, 2021 PS - HIKE: HIDDEN DIVIDE PLUS
Fri, June 18, 2021 PS - Hike: Round Valley
Tue, June 15, 2021 PS - Hike - Fuller Ridge Trail
Wed, June 09, 2021 PS - Hike - Eagle Canyon
Sat, June 05, 2021 Hike - Coyote Hole Canyon June 5
Sat, May 29, 2021 Hike - Coyote Hole Canyon May 29
Sat, May 29, 2021 PS - Hike - Black Mountain Fire Tower
Wed, May 26, 2021 PS-Hike: Roadrunner/Chuckwalla Trail
Sun, May 23, 2021 OCLB - Mount Baldy Day Hike (rated Difficult)
Wed, May 19, 2021 PS - Hike - Deep Creek Hot Springs
Sat, May 15, 2021 PS - Hike - Mission Creek
Fri, May 14, 2021 PS - Picnic/Hike: Big Morongo Canyon Preserve
Sat, May 08, 2021 SD - Day Hike - Mission Trails-Kwaay Paay Peak Hike
Sat, May 08, 2021 PS - Hike - Coyote Hole Canyon May 8
Sat, May 08, 2021 OCLB - Morgan Trail Day Hike
Fri, May 07, 2021 PS - Hike: Earl Henderson Trail
Tue, May 04, 2021 PS - Hike - Pipes Canyon
Sat, May 01, 2021 PS - Hike - Coyote Hole Canyon May 01
Thu, April 29, 2021 PS - Hike: Oak Glen Preserve
Wed, April 28, 2021 PS - Hike - Shannon Trail
Mon, April 26, 2021 PS - Hike The Maze
Sun, April 25, 2021 PS - Bike Ride
Wed, April 21, 2021 PS - Hike Willow Hole
Sat, April 17, 2021 OCLB -San Mateo Peak Day Hike - Moderate to Difficult
Sun, August 16, 2020 OCLB - McGee Pass Backpack
Thu, July 23, 2020 PS - Death Valley Pt 2 - Virtual Tour
Sat, July 11, 2020 LA - [CANCELED] GO Picnic and Social Hike at Chilao
Thu, July 09, 2020 PS - Death Valley Pt 1 - Virtual Tour
Sat, June 20, 2020 LA - Pasadena Architectural House Walking Tour
Sun, June 14, 2020 OCLB - Cottonwood Lakes Beginner Backpack
Fri, June 12, 2020 PS - Name That Campout-Jeopardy
Thu, May 28, 2020 PS - Staycamp -Saline Valley - Virtual Tour
Thu, May 28, 2020 OCLB - Buckhorn to Mount Waterman Day Hike
Fri, May 15, 2020 PS - Staycamp - Lake Perris Virtual
Fri, May 15, 2020 CANCELLED - CORP - Lake Perris Jamboree
Sat, May 09, 2020 CANCELLED - SD - Day Hike - Cedar Creek Falls: West Approach
Thu, April 30, 2020 PS - Cancelled - Hike Deep Creek Hot Springs
Sun, April 26, 2020 CANCELLED - SD - Day Hike - Three Sisters Waterfalls
Sun, April 19, 2020 OCLB - Mount Lowe, day hike - Moderate
Sat, April 04, 2020 Cancelled: OCLB - Irvine Ranch day hike, Orange County
Thu, April 02, 2020 PS - Cancelled - Hike: Eagle Cliff Hills
Sat, March 28, 2020 Canceled: OCLB - Arroyo Seco Day Hike
Tue, March 24, 2020 PS - Cancelled - Hike: The Maze
Sun, March 22, 2020 PS - Cancelled - Hike: Whitewater PCT To I-10
Sat, March 21, 2020 LA - Cancelled - Condor Peak Hike
Thu, March 19, 2020 PS - Cancelled - Hike: Cathedral Canyon Loop
Tue, March 17, 2020 PS - Cancelled - Hike: Pipes Canyon
Tue, March 17, 2020 PS - Cancelled - Hike: Red Canyon via 4x4 trail
Sat, March 14, 2020 PS - BIKE AND HIKE INDIAN CANYONS
Tue, March 10, 2020 PS - Hike: Pipes Canyon
Sat, March 07, 2020 OCLB - Blackstar Canyon Day hike, Easy/moderate
Sun, March 01, 2020 PS - Hike: Whitewater Red Dome Plus
Sat, February 29, 2020 OCLB - O'Neill Regional Park day hike, Orange County
Fri, February 28, 2020 PS - Hike: Slot Canyon Experience
Thu, February 27, 2020 PS - HIKE: North Lykken to Museum Trail
Tue, February 25, 2020 PS - Hike: Hayfield Canyon
Wed, February 19, 2020 PS - Hike: Whitewater View Loop
Sun, February 16, 2020 PS - Hike: Eagle Canyon
Sat, February 15, 2020 LA - Echo Mountain: Hike through History
Fri, February 14, 2020 PS - Hike - La Quinta Cove Oasis
Wed, February 12, 2020 PS - Hike: Big Morongo Canyon Preserve
Sun, February 09, 2020 CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER!!! SD - Day Hike - Woodson Mountain: West Approach (Potato Chip Rock)
Sat, February 08, 2020 LA - Oak and Fascination Springs Hike
Thu, February 06, 2020 PS - Salton Sea - Mecca Beach Campground
Sun, February 02, 2020 LA - Kayaking and Birding in Beautiful Newport Back Bay
Sat, February 01, 2020 OCLB - Irvine Ranch Conservancy Day Hike
Fri, January 31, 2020 PS - Hike: Earl Henderson Trail
Wed, January 29, 2020 PS - Hike: Tachevah Waterfall
Tue, January 28, 2020 PS - Hike Leader Training: Garret's Arch
Sun, January 26, 2020 PS - Hike - East Indio Hills Badlands
Thu, January 23, 2020 PS - Hike: Hermans Peak
Thu, January 16, 2020 PS - Hike: Grotto To Mecca Hills
Sun, January 12, 2020 OCLB - Palos Verdes Day Hike
Wed, January 08, 2020 PS - Hike Indian Canyons
Sun, January 05, 2020 LA - New Year's Hike: Bear Canyon
Thu, January 02, 2020 PS - HIKE: South Lykken North
Tue, December 24, 2019 PS - Hike: Pushawalla Palms Oasis
Sat, December 21, 2019 OCLB - Santiago Oaks Regional Park Day Hike
Thu, December 19, 2019 PS - Hike: Whitewater View Loop - PCT
Sun, December 15, 2019 PS - Hike: Hayfield Canyon
Thu, December 12, 2019 PS - HIKE: BISKRA PALM OASIS
Sat, December 07, 2019 OCLB - Irvine Ranch Conservancy Day Hike
Tue, December 03, 2019 PS - BIKE AND HIKE INDIAN CANYONS
Sat, November 30, 2019 PS - HIKE: EAST INDIO HILLS
Tue, November 26, 2019 PS - Hike: Suicide Rock
Mon, November 25, 2019 PS - Hike -Skyline Trail to First Rescue Box
Sun, November 24, 2019 PS - HIKE: CACTUS SPRINGS TO HORSETHIEF CREEK
Sun, November 24, 2019 LA - Fish Canyon Hike
Thu, November 21, 2019 PS - HIKE & DOCENT TOUR LIVING DESERT
Sun, November 17, 2019 SD - Day Hike Santa Ysabel Preserve West
Sat, November 16, 2019 PS - HIKE: JANE'S HOFFBRAU
Sat, November 16, 2019 OCLB - Whiting Ranch Day Hike
Tue, November 12, 2019 PS - Speaker Series - Joshua Tree Park Jeopardy
Tue, November 12, 2019 PS - HIKE: SHANNON
Sun, November 10, 2019 PS - HIKE - SAVE OSWIT CANYON
Sat, November 09, 2019 PS - NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY TRAIL CLEANUP
Thu, November 07, 2019 PS - HIKE: MAGNESIA FALLS NORTH
Mon, November 04, 2019 PS - HIKE: MISSION CREEK - WHITEWATER PCT
Sun, November 03, 2019 LA - Central Gabrielino Trail
Sat, November 02, 2019 PS - Skyline Trail to Mountain Station
Wed, October 30, 2019 PS - Save Oswit Canyon Fundraiser
Sun, October 20, 2019 PS - HIKE: BEARPAW RESERVE
Sun, October 20, 2019 SD - Palomar Mountain Day Hike
Sat, October 19, 2019 OCLB - Mount Baldy Day Hike
Sat, October 19, 2019 LA - Blue Ridge to Baldy summit (via Pine Mountain) aka “The North Backbone”
Thu, October 17, 2019 PS - Sunset Hike and Campfire Event
Wed, October 16, 2019 PS - HIKE: OAK GLEN PRESERVE
Fri, October 11, 2019 PS - HIKE: WELLMAN DIVIDE CIENEGA
Thu, October 10, 2019 PS - HIKE: HIDDEN DIVIDE PLUS
Wed, October 09, 2019 PS - HIKE: UPPER CARRIZO CANYON
Tue, October 08, 2019 PS - GOPS Speaker Series - Save Oswit Canyon
Sat, October 05, 2019 PS - HIKE: HIDDEN DIVIDE PLUS
Tue, October 01, 2019 PS - HIKE & YOGA
Sun, September 29, 2019 OCLB - Crystal Cove Day Hike
Sat, September 21, 2019 LA - Scenic hike along Bluff Cove in Palos Verdes
Sat, September 21, 2019 SBVC - Day Hike in Carpinteria
Sun, September 15, 2019 OCLB - Aliso Wood Canyon Day Hike
Tue, September 10, 2019 PS - Hike _ Sunrise S. Lykken
Fri, September 06, 2019 PS - HIKE: Round Valley-Tamarack Valley
Thu, August 29, 2019 PS - HIKE: Tamarack Valley
Sun, August 25, 2019 SD - End of Summer BBQ, Hike and Pool Party
Sat, August 24, 2019 PS - Hike: Round Valley
Thu, August 15, 2019 PS - HIKE: Wellman Divide-Tamarack Vly
Fri, August 09, 2019 OCLB - Silver Lake to Thousand Island Lake Intermediate Backpack
Thu, August 08, 2019 PS - Discovery Hike
Wed, August 07, 2019 SBVC - Mid-Week Day Hike
Sat, August 03, 2019 LA - Chinatown Urban Walk & Wine Day
Sun, July 28, 2019 PS - Hike: Mt. San Jacinto Peak
Fri, July 26, 2019 PS - DISCOVERY HIKE
Thu, July 18, 2019 PS - Hike: Tram To Idyllwild
Sun, July 14, 2019 PS - HIKE: ISLAND IN THE SKY
Sat, July 13, 2019 LA - Big Rock Creek / Pleasant View Ridge Wilderness day hike
Thu, July 11, 2019 PS - Hike: Mt. San Jacinto SP - Round Valley
Mon, July 08, 2019 OCLB - Yosemite National Park Intermediate Backpack
Thu, July 04, 2019 PS - HIKE: 4th of July Fireworks
Thu, July 04, 2019 LA - Mount Hillyer Day Hike
Sun, June 30, 2019 OCLB - Mount San Jacinto Day Hike
Sat, June 29, 2019 LA - Big Gay Picnic + Victorian Urban Stair Hike
Sun, June 23, 2019 LA - Beginner Pride Bike Ride
Sat, June 22, 2019 PS - Mt Baldy Hike and Camp
Sat, June 15, 2019 PS - Hike: Mt. San Jacinto Peak CANCELLED
Sun, June 09, 2019 OCLB - Crown Valley to Cabin Creek Beginner Backpack
Tue, June 04, 2019 PS - Hike Deep Creek Hot Springs
Sat, June 01, 2019 OCLB - Emerald Canyon/Bommer Ridge Day Hike
Sat, June 01, 2019 PS - Mt Baldy Hike and Camp
Sat, May 25, 2019 OCLB - Mount Baldy Day Hike
Thu, May 23, 2019 PS - Hike Deep Creek Hot Springs (Cancelled)
Sun, May 19, 2019 SD - Dripping Springs Hike (Cancelled due to Weather!)
Sat, May 11, 2019 OCLB - Bridge to Nowehre Day Hike
Sat, April 27, 2019 OCLB - Icehouse Canyon to Timber Mountain Day Hike
Sun, April 21, 2019 PS - Hike: Garret's Arch
Sat, April 20, 2019 PS - Hike: South Lykken to North Lykken
Thu, April 04, 2019 PS - Hike: Skyline Trail to 1st Rescue Box
Tue, April 02, 2019 PS - Hike: Lucky Boy - Eagle Cliff
Wed, December 05, 2018 PS - HIKE: VARGAS PALMS OASIS


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