|RedRocksFamily: An easy hike to the Red Rocks is perfect for families who want to explore nature together. Photo courtesy of Irvine Ranch Conservancy|
There will be activities featuring live birds from the OC Bird of Prey Center, an all-terrain firefighting rig from the Orange County Fire Authority and complimentary event souvenirs. Children can partake in crafts, meet real canyon critters and participate in a fun scavenger hunt.
When: Saturday, July 28th from 8am to 1pm
Where: Black Star Canyon
The 2nd Annual OC Parks Wilderness Celebration is free, and pre-registration is encouraged to save time on the day of the event. Adults can register up to 5 people at once through the Irvine Ranch Natural Landmarks website.
The event commemorates the gift of 20,000 acres of open space to the County of Orange, and the land is part of nearly40,000 acres of the former Irvine Ranch that have been designated as both aNational and California Natural Landmark for its rare biological and geological features.
|RosyBoa: The OC Parks Wilderness Celebration will include a kids’ activity area, with live animals that call the canyon home, like this Rosy Boa. Photo courtesy of Irvine Ranch Conservancy.|