Weekend Day Hikes (West LA)

$75.00$110.00

Los Angeles has so many beautiful places to hike and explore, we’ve got a fantastic lineup of offerings we’re eager to share!

Check our calendar of West LA weekend day hikes for your child ->


Program Details

Minimum/Max Group Size: 6 /14

Time: Generally 9 am – 3 pm *See event for specific times

Educators per group: 2

Transportation: Families Pick-up & Drop-off at trailhead

Registration Deadline – Please register 48 hours in advance to make sure you can join us!

DISCOUNTS – Email Admin.la@biocitizen.org for discount support!

      1. Returning Biocitizen get $20 off  Weekend Day Hike registrations

      2. Refer a friend who’s new to biocitizen and get another $20 credit for your next biocitizen outing!

      3. Sibling Discount10% off (concurrent enrollment)

Upcoming Classes


1. Sunday, Sept 26th: Stoneview Nature Center & Kenneth Hahn, Culver City 

Age Group: 5-7
Mileage/Elevation Gain: 1-2 miles/ 100′

Description: Join us for a fun-filled day as we explore Stoneview Nature Center and the adjacent Kenneth Hahn Park. This exciting offering is a unique itinerary since we’ll be vising two amazing outdoor spaces. Chance to see Monarch butterflies and tons of native plants, play games, and get outside safely!


2. Sunday, Oct 10th: Will Roger’s State Historic Park

Age Group: 5-7
Mileage/Elevation Gain: 1-2 miles/ 200′

Description: Did you know Will Roger’s was actually an actor and part indigenous? So much to learn as we explore this fantastic outdoor classroom today.  Sign up for a fun-filled day for your littles!


3. Friday, Oct 22nd: *Full Moon Hike* at Malibu Creek State Park (Family Event)

Age Group: 7-11
Mileage/Elevation Gain:
2-3 miles, 300′

Time: 7:30 – 9:30 PM

Description: Join Biocitizen for an awesome Family Ecology Walk under the light of a Full Moon! We’ll meet together and head out to hike and bask in the moonlight as it dances on the gorgeous geologic formations that surround the oak woodlands of this LA hotspot!


4. Sunday, Oct 24th: Temescal Canyon to Skull Rock, Pacific Palisades 

Age Group:  11+
Mileage/Elevation Gain: 4.6 miles / 1,130′

Description: Join us for an exciting hike up to Skull Rock! This spooky-themed hike will be costume optional but highly encouraged.

Located in the heart of the Pacific Palisades, this local hike is great for your kids looking to get active and learn about our local ecology!


5. Sunday, Oct 24th: Malibu Creek State Park 

Age Group: 5-7
Mileage/Elevation Gain: 1-2 miles/ 200′

Description: With Halloween coming up soon, we’ll be sporting some fun costumes as we go for a delightful hike in Malibu Creek State Park!

This mellow hike will be great for your littles to explore, practice telling nature stories, and learning about why fall is such a special season for our local plant and animal communities!


6. Sunday, Nov 7th, Ballona Wetlands & Del Rey Lagoon 

Age Group: 5-7
Mileage/Elevation Gain: 1-2 miles/ N/A

Description: We are so excited to offer this full day of exploration at the Ballona Wetlands! We’ll keep our eyes peeled as we try and find all of the amazing plants and animals on our scavenger hunt list! Bring your curious eyes because we’re on the lookout for fun and the animals that live here!


Crossroads Elementary School Community Hike

7. Saturday, Dec 4th: Lower Santa Ynez Trail, Pacific Palisades 

Age Group: 5-7
Mileage/Elevation Gain: 1-2 miles/ N/A

Description: Geared for younger kids, we’ll head out for a day full of exploring and learning! Chances to see turtles and other creek creatures are quite likely on this adventure!


8. Sat, Dec 18th: Full Moon Hike, Westridge Trail, Mandeville Canyon, Pacific Palisades

Age Group: 7-11
Mileage/Elevation Gain: 3.5 miles / 450′

Time: 4 – 9 PM 

Description: Pack dinner because we’re going for a hike under the light of the full moon! Meet us for an evening of gorgeous hiking, and a safe hike on an open trail. If we’re lucky we may see the moonlight dancing on the water of the Pacific Ocean!

**Registrations close 48 hours prior to program start!**

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WELA Day Hikes

Sunday, Sept 26th: Stoneview Nature Center & Kenneth Hahn, Culver City, Sunday, Oct 10th: Will Roger's State Historic Park, Sunday, Oct 24th: Temescal Canyon to Skull Rock, Pacific Palisades, Sunday, Oct 24th: Malibu Creek State Park, Sunday, Nov 7th, Ballona Wetlands & Del Rey Lagoon, Friday, Nov 19th: Will Roger's State Historic Park, Pacific Palisades, Saturday, Dec 4th: Crossroads Elementary at Lower Santa Ynez Trail, Pacific Palisades, Sat, Dec 18th: Full Moon Hike, Westridge Trail, Mandeville Canyon, Pacific Palisades

Join The Waitlist Please list the following so that we can properly place your child quickly if a spot becomes available. Thanks for your interest! - Your name, email and phone number - Child's name and age - Specific friend requests (do you have a friend in the group?)