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#1 Hiking & Backpacking group in Southern California.
A charitable 501c3 nonprofit serving our community.

"Nature-empowering our community!"

Welcome Hikers & Backpackers,

Join "hikeminded" people on beginning to advanced walks, hikes, and outdoor adventures with 1000 family style hikes annually. Come connect with nature and explore Southern CA; hike coastal hills, forests, lakes, rivers, streams, waterfalls, deserts and bag a peak.

1000 volunteer led hikes and outdoor events annually! Choose beginning to advanced walks, hikes, trips and backpacking adventures, year round. Local and out of town, come explore the beautiful area we live in with hiking and backpacking trips to the San Bernardino Mountains, Cleveland National Forest, San Gabriel Mountains, Yosemite, Catalina, Sierras, Arizona, Utah and more.

OC Hiking Club thanks our Sponsors:

    Thrivent Financial, OC Parks, OC Register, REI, Disney VoluntEARS, Kind Bars and you!

Kids in Need of Nature Program
Taking underserved and at-risk youth outdoors. This program receives high praises from local agencies and organizations.

Trail Guardians Program
Join our trail stewardship program to protect and preserve our wildlands and trails.


    1. JOIN MEETUP & VIEW calendar events:

    2. LOOK FOR WELCOME EMAIL sent when membership request is processed.

    3. SIGN online Annual Participant Agreement and pay annual dues before attending 1st hike.


    Main website:

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 underserved 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 nature-empowerment and promote a deeper understanding of nature, health and leadership in the great outdoors.

Hike on!

Suki Reed
OC Hiking Club

"Nature-empowering our community!"

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The OC Hiking Club/Hike Everywhere is a 501(c)3 charitable nonprofit. All donations are tax deductible.