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Address: 19152 Placerita Canyon Rd., Newhall, CA 91321
Phone Number: (661) 259-7721
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Nature Center right next to the City!

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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Santa Clarita, California
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Santa Clarita, California
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

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

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Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 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!

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Santa Clarita, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 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 enjoy nature!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

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 offer live presentations but those are really for kids 5+. We also noticed lots of... More 

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Santa Clarita, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 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 nature centers website for events and shows that are offered and presented by volunteers. Many... More 

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Los Angeles
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 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 hat and sun block.

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MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 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!

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Belmar, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 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 Trail. Really great. There are a lot of times I felt I was all alone... More 

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Newhall, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 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 Lizards and Snakes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Whatever your worries are, walk & enjoy nature at its best, worries - they seem to just halt away. Gave us good heart rate & still love it!

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