Orange County/Long Beach

What's Happening at Great Outdoors OCLB?

Mount Zion Loop Day Hike


March 29, 2014 at 7:00 am


Did you know that there are fresh water streams and waterfalls less than an hour from Orange County/Long Beach? Come with us on the Mount Zion Loop. This trail starts with a steep descent to the bottom of Santa Anita Canyon, and then an easy walk up the canyon. An optional one mile side trip will take us to the bottom of Sturtevant Falls.


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Lyon Air Museum Lyon Air Museum Tour

Mack Gerighty Awarded to Frederick Brown


April 19, 2014


If you have not had the pleasure to visit this hidden treasure of Vintage WW2 Aircraft and Military Vehicles, icles, in Orange County, join Great Outdoors for this fun visit! All the Aircraft and vehicles have been meticulously restored and are all operated and flown regularly. Some of our volunteer Docent Some of our volunteer Docents are retired Servicemen who s are retired Servicemen who flew missions in aircraft like these! Meet up at 1 flew missions in aircraft like these! Meet up at 10:00 AM for a Guided Tour or Explor 0:00 AM for a Guided Tour or Explore on your own, y e on your own, your choice. e on your own, your choice. our choice.


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New Treasurer and Membership Person


Dennis Vinopal


At the last core group meeting on February 4, 2014, Dennis Vinopal was appointed as the interim Treasurer and Membership Person by the Core Group. Dennis will serve in both positions until the next elections for the chapter are held in the Fall of 2014. Dennis is pictured above on the recent day hike to Orchard Camp. He is a long time and active member of the Orange County/Long Beach Chapter of Great Outdoors. Let's all welcome Dennis aboard the core group!.


Day Hike to Echo Mt. And Alpine Tavern


April 27, 2014 at 9:00 AM

Have you seen the San Gabriel Mountains close up in the Spring? Take a walk through history, as we climb up from Altadena to Echo Summit. Here is the site of the White City, a 19th century hotel at the top of an incline railway that was a wonder of the world. From there, we will follow the old trolley line to the site of the Alpine Tavern. There are many interesting picture markers of the old trolley along the way. We will have lunch at the Alpine Tavern..


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Long Beach Pride Parade 2014

Come out and join the OC/LB chapter in the Long Beach Pride Parade and represent The Great Outdoors, and your chapter! Let’s show the community how big the Great Outdoors is, how many chapters we have, what types of things we do, and why they should come and join us on our events!



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OC/LB Chapter Monthly Meeting from 7pm - 9pm.

Feb 4th, 2014

Join us for our monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 from 7 to 9 pm. The address is 13641 Deodara Drive, Garden Grove, CA 92844. There will be a core group meeting held at 7 pm and all members are welcome to attend and give input for the direction of the chapter. The 7-8 pm hour will also be a social hour for members and non members alike to get to know one another, along with refreshments. The actual meeting will take place from 8 - 9 pm. 




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