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ENC Mystery Treks Hiking Club

  • February 24, 2018
    8:00 am - 10:30 am
Hiking ClubHave you always wanted to take advantage of the fabulous hiking trails Orange County has to offer, but don’t know where to start?  Wouldn’t you love to go on a monthly naturalist-led hike, here you’re given all kinds of helpful information about native plants and animals, as well as hiking tips?  Our Mystery Treks Hiking Club is designed to do just that.  Each month we’ll meet at the ENC for a mini seminar on a different hiking topic.  Then we’ll venture out to a fantastic hiking spot in OC and enjoy nature together.

Monthly Topics & Hikes:

February – Staying hydrated & nourished (Saturday 2/24, 8am), led by naturalist Kelsey Chavez. We’re meeting at 8am at ENC; expected end-time is 10:30am. 

Hikers with backpacks walking through a meadow with lush grassMarch –  Photography on the trail 

April – Hiking with kids

May – Native Plants

June – Field journaling

July – Birding on the trail

August – Packing light

September – Safety on the trail

October – Hiking etiquette

November – Preparing for major hiking trips

December – Other hiking resources

hiking 2Hiking destinations will be enshrouded in mystery – but you’ll receive details upon registration.  

* Hiking Club Members are members of the Environmental Nature Center, and have paid an annual fee ($78) entitling them to attend these monthly meetings at no cost. For info on membership, please visit encenter.org. To pay the annual fee, contact Lori.


Venue Phone: 949-645-8489

Venue Website:

1601 E. 16th Street, Newport Beach, California, 92663

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