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Placerita Canyon Nature Center

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19152 Placerita Canyon Rd, Newhall, CA 91321-3213
+1 661-259-7721
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Gold search

Ok...we just happened upon this site...we were in the area. Full of great suprises...cool old... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2016
Long Beach, California
via mobile
Nature Center right next to the City!

New visitor center with nice exhibits! Annual Open House with lots of activities. Nice hiking... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2015
Markus H
Santa Clarita, California
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19152 Placerita Canyon Rd, Newhall, CA 91321-3213
+1 661-259-7721
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Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

Ok...we just happened upon this site...we were in the area. Full of great suprises...cool old Walker Cabin...great nature center...and Big oak tree where gold was first discovered in california...there is also white oil on one of the trails...we have to save that for next visit....More

Thank tripbhb
Reviewed 20 August 2015

New visitor center with nice exhibits! Annual Open House with lots of activities. Nice hiking areas. Good wildlife viewing! Very helpful staff!

Thank Markus H
Reviewed 13 July 2015

This is a special place in the Santa Clarita Valley not far from the 14 freeway. There is some good hiking.....there is parking, restrooms, and an area for picnicking. Be watchful when you hike as rattlesnakes call this area home...love going here!

Thank Cherie P
Reviewed 11 June 2015

Right off the 14 freeway, there is a peaceful park with many trails. Parking is free and there are restrooms and picnic facilities. There are trails for all levels. There is a small museum, too. Great place to get away from the city, traffic and...More

Thank ladydi50CA
Reviewed 17 February 2015 via mobile

We had a family outing and we were surprised at all they have to offer. Lots of FREE parking, plenty of good trails for all levels, nice picnic area, live birds on display, a very nice interpretive area, and a good gift shop. They also...More

Thank Hellsumz
Reviewed 28 January 2015

If you're looking for an outdoor activity for yourself or your family here is an excellent location to consider. I took my two young grandsons here to get them away from electronic entertainment in exchange for some exercise, sunshine, and a little nature. Check the...More

Reviewed 18 January 2015

This free museum and nature trail/ picnic ground is a terrific place to spend a few hours on a nice day. Take half an hour in the museum, then get going on a pleasant, tree-shaded hike. Bring a picnic and water. And, don't forget your...More

Thank vinojeff
Reviewed 6 January 2015

This was a great little place to hike and see the Oak of the Golden Dream! Have fun! The parking is plentiful and lots of trails even to a waterfall!

Thank JMS664
Reviewed 5 December 2014

I saw the sign for the "Oak of Golden Dreams" off the 14. I wasn't looking for it but had time and decided to go check it out. Well, it lead me here to this park. I went for a nice hike on the Canyon...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 3 September 2014

The fact is other than being able to be outside and away from all the loony people around the town of Santa Clarita there isn't that much going on out in the Boone Docks! Coyotes, Wild Dogs and tons of Bugs. Lets not forget the...More

Thank 396Tiny22
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