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Address: 19152 Placerita Canyon Rd, Newhall, CA 91321-3213
Phone Number: (661) 259-7721
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Fun for animal and nature lovers

Great activity for animal and nature lovers. Fantastic docents with lots of fun animal facts to share.. Fun trails to hike. Lots of schools go on field trips there. They will... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2016
Cherelle S
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Newhall, California
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Newhall, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Great activity for animal and nature lovers. Fantastic docents with lots of fun animal facts to share.. Fun trails to hike. Lots of schools go on field trips there. They will also come to school with some of the animals for a presentation.

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Thank Cherelle S
Santa Clarita, California
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43 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

The nature center is interesting with birds and snakes inside. There are several hiking trails with various lengths and difficulty. I went on the Canyon Trail which was a 4 mile round trip hike. It had a few steeper slopes but was overall a relatively easy hike. It follows along a creek (which is currently dried up) but it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

We stumbled on this park on our way through the LA area. We were totally over the traffic and wanted to hike close to where we were staying. We ended up at the Placerita Canyon Nature Center. The volunteer staff recommended a great hike called the canyon trail. We followed it out and the caught a waterfall trails that was... More 

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Newhall
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

I really enjoy going to placerita canyon you can go alone.. w family.. or friends it has a great path just depending how much really feel like walking all you have to do is turn around I try and go at least 1-2 times a week .. it's like a stress release once I'm there just enjoying nature. I think... More 

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Thank Nerhida V
Santa Clarita, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

This place is a gem. Beautiful trails to walk on. Bathrooms to use. A nature center. A wonderful place for families and friends to walk around. The trees keep it rather cool for Santa Clarita. Wonderful walking and biking area.

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 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. We just hiked a mile up and down the creek...didn't see any nuggets...but the real... More 

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Santa Clarita, California
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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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Thank Markus H
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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Thank Cherie P
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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Thank ladydi50CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 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 offer live presentations but those are really for kids 5+. We also noticed lots of... More 

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