Want to start your Fourth of July holiday early? Celebrate by experiencing the freedom of local wilderness during a hike in Orchard Hills. On Wednesday, July 3, the Irvine Ranch Conservancy will lead a “Mid-Week Hike in Orchard Hills,” a challenging hike in the hills above Irvine.
The group will hike through a working avocado grove and up onto Loma Ridge, receiving spectacular views of all of Orange County during a 7- to 10-mile hike. On a clear day, it is possible to see Camp Pendleton, Catalina and San Clemente Islands, the Palos Verdes Peninsula, and even the Hollywood sign in Los Angeles (bring your binoculars).
Pre-registration is required for this free activity. To register, or for more information on upcoming outdoor activities, visit www.LetsGoOutside.org/activities.