OC Hiking Club
Largest hiking club in the Great OC
The Orange County Hiking Club, is a charitable 501(c)(3) nonprofit which exists to promote physical, mental and emotional wellness through connection with nature. In addition to outdoor recreation for our members, OC Hiking Club nurtures stewardship that protects trails for future generations and provides education, encouragement and nature-empowerment for people of all ages, families and at-risk youth through mentorship and leadership development in the outdoors.  
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OC HIKING MOST POPULAR HIKES – In & Out of Town

Orange County hiking is the bomb! Come explore the Great OC with the Orange County Hiking and Backpacking Club. Make new friends and explore the outdoors - what could be better? From the Mountains to the Pacific Ocean, OC and surrounding areas have more hiking than you ever dreamed possible.

To avoid making fatal mistakes on the trail follow the LEGS rules of hiking & backpacking:

L — leadership

E — ego: separate ego from ability

G — good judgment

S — skills of hiking & backpacking


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BEGINNER HIKES

  • Beach Walk (Newport to Balboa Pier)
  • Peters Canyon
  • Crystal Cove Beginner Hikes
  • Salt Creek (Advanced Beginner on asphalt)
  • Oak Canyon Nature Center
  • Balboa Island Walk
  • and more…

INTERMEDIATE HIKES

  • Aliso and Woods Canyon/Top of the World—Alta Laguna
  • Crystal Cove Intermediate Hikes
  • Chino Hills
  • Turtle Rock
  • Switzer Falls/Bear Canyon
  • Laguna Wilderness Area
  • Whiting Ranch
  • Peter’s Canyon
  • San Mateo Canyon Wilderness
  • La Jolla Canyon
  • San Clemente
  • Griffith Park
  • and more…

YOGA HIKES

  • Peaceful Mind hiking/yoga
  • Monastery Walk
  • Beach walk/yoga
  • and more…

CONDITIONING HIKES

  • Anti-Gym Turtle Rock
  • Santiago Peak
  • Sitton Peak
  • Deep sand walk
  • and more…

OUT OF TOWN HIKES

  • Santa Cruz Island
  • Joshua Tree
  • Mount Baldy
  • Zion Narrows
  • Mount Whitney
  • Death Valley
  • Catalina Island
  • Big Bear
  • San Gorgonio
  • San Jacinto
  • Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve
  • Jones Peak
  • JMT
  • and more…

OTHER HIKES

  • Kids in Need
  • Dog friendly walks
  • Nature Restorative projects
  • and more…

This is a sampling of over 1,000 hikes led annually.

HIKE ORGANIZERS

Our community of volunteer hike organizers are normal people like you who love to socialize and hike in nature – Come lead a hike, applications accepted

HIKE BROCHURES

New Member Print & Hike!
My 1st Ten Hikes Worksheet - OC HIKING CLUB
Intro to Hiking Equipment Checklist OC HIKING CLUB
Hike Rating Table OC HIKING CLUB

Crystal Cove Beginner-n-Brunch Brochure OC HIKING CLUB
CDM Inspiration Point Brochure - OC HIKING CLUB
Deer Canyon at Crystal Cove Brochure - OC HIKING CLUB
Aliso and Woods Canyon Brochure - OC HIKING CLUB
Poppy Reserve ANTELOPE VALLEY Brochure - OC HIKING CLUB
Bridge to Nowhere Brochure - OC HIKING CLUB
Bommer Ridge Crystal Cove Brochure - OC HIKING CLUB
Santa Cruz Island Brochure - OC HIKING CLUB
Salt Creek Brochure - OC HIKING CLUB

More brochures coming soon


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