#1 Hiking & Backpacking group in Orange County & California
A charitable nonprofit organization serving our community.

"Reconnecting our community with nature!"

Welcome Hikers & Backpackers,

From SUKI REED OC Hiking Club president & OC Register columnist,

Join "hikeminded" people on beginning to advanced walks, hikes, and outdoor adventures with over 100 family style hikes per month. Come reconnect with nature; explore Southern CA and more; hike coastal hills, forests, lakes, rivers, streams, waterfalls, deserts and bag a peak.

Trips, Travel, & Hikes local and out-of-town, year round. Come explore the beautiful area we live in and beyond with backpacking trips to the San Bernardino Mountains, Cleveland National Forest, San Gabriel Mountains, Yosemite, Catalina, Sierras, Arizona, Utah, Hawaii, Europe, and more.

View Annual Report here:

OC Hiking Club thanks our Sponsors:

  • OC Parks
  • OC Register
  • REI
  • Disney VoluntEARS
  • And more...

Kids in Need of Nature Program
Taking at-risk youth out on the trail. This program receives high praises from local agencies and organizations.

SoCal Wildflower Fest - Celebrate Wildflowers!
Springtime brings our signature community event, the SoCal Wildflower Fest and Photo Contest, sponsored by OC Parks and the OC Register. Join us in 2013, for more details go to:

Trail Guardians Program
Join our trail stewardship program to care for the trails we love.

How to join

  1. Join & view calendar events:
  2. Sign online Annual Participant Agreement before attending 1st hike:
  3. FAQs:
  4. Main website:
  5. View our Annual Report flash presentation:

How to start
See your doctor before swapping the TV remote for hiking boots. Then go pick a walk, hike, or peak bagging trip and begin your adventure.

OC Hiking Club Mission Statement
Orange County Hiking Club, a charitable 501(c)(3) nonprofit exists to promote physical, mental, and emotional wellness through connection with nature. In addition to outdoor recreation for members all ages, OC Hiking Club provides education, empowerment, encouragement, inspiration and healing to at-risk youth through mentorship and leadership development in the outdoors.

OC Hiking Club Equality Statement
The OC Hiking Club is an association of persons of all ages, ethnic groups, and religious affiliations who are united in a common love of nature and outdoor activities. We work to enrich the quality of life and character of our community through programs that reconnect people with nature and promote a deeper understanding of nature, health, and leadership in the great outdoors.

Hike on!

Suki Reed
OC Hiking Club


"Reconnecting our community with nature!"

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OC HIKING CLUB: Orange County's Hiking & Backpacking Group
Founded Sep 26, 2006


Suki Reed, Sarah L, Tiffiny C.

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