Welcome to Great Outdoors Los Angeles!
We are the LA Chapter of Great Outdoors, proudly serving the LGBTQ+ Community since 1978!
Great Outdoors is the largest gay outdoor recreational organization in Southern California. Our volunteers plan welcoming, fun and affordable events so everyone can participate.
Come escape the city and find yourself and new friends in the Great Outdoors. You are welcome whether a newbie hiker, car camper, hardcore backpacker or just curious to experience the natural beauty of where we live! More history in About Us -->
Day Hikes & Social Events
All hikes are free and we welcome new participants!
We're always busy planning new upcoming events... if you'd like to help lead an outing, contact us! See some past Great Outdoors LA events here.
Join us in Great Outdoors LA!
Hello friends! Great Outdoors LA welcomes you to hike, camp, and explore urban wonders and the Great Outdoors!
Open to all: Hikes and most day-outings are free (no membership required). See upcoming events below to register.
Members: Receive e-mail announcements for event registration. Select the types of events you want advance notifications for. Camping trips require membership. Limited space outings will be announced to members first.
Volunteer Trip Leaders/Become an Officer: Want to organize an outing or help Great Outdoors LA expand its reach?
Current COVID-19 Requirements: Most of our participants are vaccinated, and we ask that you get vaccinated if able to. Together, we are fighting the spread of this virus and its variants! We ask all outing participants to comply with the following:
Hope to see you on the trails soon! - Your Great Outdoors Los Angeles Core Group
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California Great Outdoors, Inc. is a 501(C)7 not for profit, all-volunteer LGBTQA+ organization dedicated to the enjoyment of outdoor recreation. Copyright 1981 - 2023 by California Great Outdoors, Inc. All rights reserved.