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Saddleback Butte State Park

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Address: 170th Street East, Ave J, Lancaster, CA
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Great hike!

Recently hiked 3 miles in the trail. Had a great time! Hiked the trail with a 10 y/o and 7 y/o without problem. Make sure you take plenty of water. Trail head was difficult to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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Gainesville, Georgia
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Lancaster, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Saddleback Butte State Park is a wonderful place to visit.You can just relax and enjoy the view or you can hike in the hills and really enjoy the country side.

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Gainesville, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

Recently hiked 3 miles in the trail. Had a great time! Hiked the trail with a 10 y/o and 7 y/o without problem. Make sure you take plenty of water. Trail head was difficult to find, directions weren't clearly marked. Make sure you have $6 to pay the user fee, no opportunity for change.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Having scoured half of the Mojave Desert trying to see a Mojave Green Rattlesnake, this was the place that delivered. Really easy walks with a good hike if you fancy taking on the peak for an excellent summit view. Ladderback Woodpeckers, Cactus Wren, Horned Lark, and, as long as you are sensible and know how to behave responsibly around rattlesnakes,... More 

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Mojave, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

The Best time to visit may be in the Fall, Winter or Spring months, but Saddleback Butte State Park is an opportunity to experience the desert life...dry, sunny, serene. Numerous trails lead to boulders, buttes and sandy spots.

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This is prime hot hot desert, bring water! Stopped briefly and walked about, well kept park with nice trails in the desert. Clean bathrooms and nice individual picnic shelters to escape some of the sun. Can't imagine this place gets too many daily visitors; we were the only ones there mid-afternoon. Many movies are filmed nearby here.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

My visit was in 2001 but the web site will only allow me to list 2013 visits. I imagine that the state park has changed little since that time. My friend Mike and I were visiting this park in June of that year since we had business in Los Angeles less than 70 miles away and I told him that... More 

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Lancaster, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

if you like the desert this is has a feel of the vastness know as the mojave desert great views ..... take water. very hot in summer (it is the desert )

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Long Beach, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Very cold in the winter and extremely hot in summer, best time to visit is spring or fall. The whole time we were hiking there we did not see a soul. It is worth it to take a side trip to nearby Devil's Punch Bowl

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Lancaster, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2012

My kids love to climb rocks. This is the best place to do it. The winds are going crazy at this area during winter and early spring, but it is great in summer. It has a trail about an hour and a half walk. Great view of San Bernardino Mountains and Angeles National Forest State Park. There's a BBQ area.... More 

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Tujunga, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

Way, way out at the far reaches of Los Angeles County are some eerily fascinating wildlife reserves and parks. Visible from many miles away, Saddleback Butte rises out of the desert floor like a specter; many don't realize this formation is also a state park where one can go hiking, camping or just stroll around in the profound silence of... More 

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Address: 170th Street East, Ave J, Lancaster, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lancaster

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