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Mary Fegraus

Aliso & Wood Canyons Wilderness Park

28373 Alicia Parkway, Laguna Niguel

949-831-2790

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www.ocparks.com

The park is open daily, year round, 7 a.m. to sunset for hiking,

bicycling & equestrian use. Parking $2.

Saturday, June 8: Discovery Trail Nature Walk from noon to 12:30 p.m.

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Sunday, June 9: Stewardship Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Orange County Natural History Museum is located at the Park

entrance. Open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday.

Information: 831-3287 or o7 www.ocnha.mus.ca.usf7 .

Crystal Cove State Park

8471 Pacific Coast Highway, Laguna Beach

949-494-3539 Park Conditions

949-497-7647 Interpretive Program

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o7 www.crystalcovestatepark.comf7 or o7 www.parks.ca.govf7

The park is open daily, year round, 6 a.m. to sunset for hiking,

bicycling & equestrian use. Parking $3.

There are backcountry hikes most Saturdays and Sundays at 9 a.m.

Saturday, June 8: Walking tour of Historic District. Park at Los

Trancos lot, meet at Historic District Visitor Center for tour of

cottages at 10 a.m.

Visitor Center hours 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday and Sunday and 6 a.m. to

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2 p.m. Saturday.

Volunteer training for Historic District Visitor Center from 10 a.m.

to 2 p.m. Saturday. Call for more information.

Saturday, June 29: Very popular Bat Walk. Reservations start June 17.

The Irvine Ranch Land Reserve

The Nature Conservancy 714-832-7478

Participants for all activities meet at the Laguna Coast Wilderness

Park headquarters on Laguna Canyon Road just south of the El Toro Road

intersection. All tours require reservations.

Saturday, June 8: 12-mile, 5-hour hike in Laguna Coast Wilderness Park

and Shady Canyon starting at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, June 9: Introductory

mountain bike ride at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 15: 2- to 3-mile hike on

Laguna Laurel land (new land gift from The Irvine Company) starting at

8:30 a.m. Call for meeting location.

Sunday, June 16: Equestrian tour and introductory mountain bike ride

at 9 a.m.

Laguna Coast Wilderness Park

20101 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach

949-494-9352

o7 www.ocparks.comf7

Wilderness Access: Every Sunday at Willow Road staging area on Laguna

Canyon Road just south of El Toro Road intersection. Hiker, equestrian

and mountain bicyclist access on specified trails without guides. Gate

open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., visitors must exit by 3 p.m.

Jim Dilley Greenbelt Preserve: Every Saturday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. There

is hiking only on specified trails without guides. Trails include

Barbara’s Lake, the largest of the Laguna Lakes, the only natural lakes

in Orange County.

Guided hikes in Laurel Canyon: Every Saturday: A 3.5-mile hike by

Laguna Greenbelt, Inc. volunteers starting at 8 a.m. Reservations

required and $2 donation requested. Weekday and special group tours

available.

Laguna Heights: Open daily year round, 7 a.m. to sunset. Trailhead

for West Ridge Trail and trails into Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness

Park.

There will be a new Laguna Coast Wilderness Park access schedule

coming in July.

Volunteer opportunities are available at each park.

* Activities compiled by Mary Fegraus from the Laguna Canyon

Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit corporation dedicated to preserving,

enhancing and protecting Laguna Coast Wilderness Park and the adjacent

coastal canyon parks. For more information online, check out o7

www.lagunacanyon.orgf7


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