Group Hikes, Nature Walks & Events

I've included a few links below, most which I've attended over the years and I found were very good.  Many of these groups operate in areas described on my site, click the underlined text to view their websites and event schedules:

Naturalist for You
Hikes in Orange, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Kern, Ventura Counties.

Sierra Club
Angeles Chapter's schedule of many hiking events all over the Los Angeles/Orange County areas.
Several levels of informative nature walks, tours and children's programs led by Amigos de Bolsa Chica.

Los Cerritos Wetlands Nature Walks & Tours
Facebook events page for anything happening at this wetlands restoration in the making.  Included most months of the year, bird/nature walks and interpretive tours of the recently acquired wetlands properties.  Learn about native plants, birds, wildlife and more.  Fun for the whole family.

Irvine Ranch Natural Landmarks
Explore the expansive open space from the mountains in Irvine Ranch all the way to the coast.  Hiking, mountain biking, interpretive topics such as geology and wildlife are among the events and topics.

Laguna Coast Wilderness Park Hikes & Events
Guided hikes schedule on the OC Parks Website

Aliso & Wood Canyons Park Hikes & Events
Guided hikes schedule on the OC Parks Website
Tour the area proposed as a new park & preserve.  Group hikes and nature walks scheduled every month. 
Orange County native plant and wildlife educational tours all ages, programs for K-12 school age children.

Donna O'Neill Land Conservancy
Contact information and calendar of hikes and nature walks through the conservancy.  Many events are suitable for children ages 6 to 8 years up.