Mt. Hollywood and Walk of Fame
The hike is about five miles round trip, and worth it for the views of the world-famous 50-foot tall, 450-foot long HOLLYWOOD sign. We will also be treated to 360 degree views of downtown Los Angeles, and on a clear day we will be able to see Catalina Island. After our walk up Mount Hollywood, we will head to the Hollywood Walk of Fame for a quick meal and some "star" sightings. Trip includes transportation and leaders.
Hot Springs Hike
There is no better way to spend the day than soaking in natural hot springs as you gaze up at the sky. After we soak in Deep Creek Hot Springs, we will enjoy a hike back to the van, and travel back to campus. This trip is approximately 6 miles round trip. Please bring comfortable shoes! You will definitely want to add this local “hot spot” to your favorite places list. Cost includes transportation, parking fees, and trip leaders.
Earth Day Night Hike to C and Cleanup
Earth Day is a day that is intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth’s natural environment. Earth night at UCR is going to be a night hike to the “C” but with a twist. As we hike we will be picking up trash along the way, creating a clean hike to the “C”! Join OE and celebrate Earth Day! Trip includes trip leaders. Please bring water and wear running shoes or hiking boots.
Night Hike to the C
ake a study break and join Outdoor Excursions to earn your view of the campus and downtown Riverside. This historic landmark is visible from almost anywhere on the UCR campus. Come find out what it is like to look down from the C at night time! Trip includes trip leaders. Please bring water and wear running shoes or hiking boots.
Wildflower Hike, Santa Rosa Plateau
Come explore all what Big Bear has to offer! Hike through serene and refreshing trails which will leave you invigorated! The group will decide together what level of hiking is appropriate for everyone. Includes transportation, overnight stay in the Big Bear Lake House and leaders. Food is not included.
Backpacking San Gorgonio Peak
We'll take the South Fork Trail 6 miles to Dry Lake and camp. The next morning, we hike 6 miles to the summit of San Gorgonio, the highest peak in Southern California, at 11,499 feet up. Includes trip leaders, backpacking gear, transportation, and food. Please bring appropriate footwear and clothing for cold weather.
San Jacinto Hike & Exploring Idyllwild
Escape the heat and get the blood pumping on an invigorating 16-mile (round trip) hike to the summit and back. At 10,834 feet, it is the second highest peak in Southern California. Includes leaders and transportation. Please bring lots of water, lunch and snacks, and appropriate hiking footwear and a warm jacket.
Swimming Hole Hike
Deep Creek flows northward from the San Bernardino Mountains to the confluence with the Mojave River. It surges through rugged rock-ribbed canyons, tumbling and cascading among huge boulders and pausing in tranquil pools along the way. Join us as we explore this river and cool off in its swimming holes. Cost includes transportation and trip leaders.
Night Hike & Hot Springs
There is no better way to spend the evening than soaking in the Dep Creek Hot Springs after a 2.5 mile hike. You will definitely want to add this local "hot spot" to your favorite places list. Cost includes transportation, parking fees, and leaders.
Torrey Pines Hike & Exploring La Jolla
Join Outdoor Excursions on a relaxing beach hike at Torrey Pines in San Diego. This area has one of the longest stretches of natural beach in California! Explore beach cliffs and lagoons, and listen to the crashing waves. Afterward, we can check out the nearby town of La Jolla.