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Placerita Canyon Nature Center

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My husband and I visit Placerita Canyon Nature Center very often. We love to watch the birds and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Santa Clarita, California
Placerita Nature Center

This place has it all. Lots of trails, animal show and family hike on Saturday. The docents are... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
Agua Dulce, California
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19152 Placerita Canyon Rd, Newhall, CA 91321-3213
+1 661-259-7721
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I visit Placerita Canyon Nature Center very often. We love to watch the birds and the shows. The staff, volunteers, and rangers are well informed and always ready to answer all the questions we may have.

Reviewed August 19, 2018

This place has it all. Lots of trails, animal show and family hike on Saturday. The docents are well informed. The park rangers are always ready to help.

Thank 199denny
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

This was my husband’s favorite place as a child so we make a point to visit whenever we are in town. They have a lot of different hiking trails to choose from. We only took the hillside trail up to the water tower where you...More

Thank Lauri M
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Headed up to Placerita Canyon Nature Center a few weeks ago for a hike with our neighbors. I loved seeing all of the young families looking at the animals at the center and enjoying the outdoors. Very relaxing place with birds to view, hikes, and...More

Thank Merry G
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Location is off the beaten path. The property contains some native birds and mammals as well as snakes. Note the surrounding area was consumed by fire a year ago. Sad but it makes for interesting viewing.

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Reviewed September 7, 2017

As a full-time toddler father, I try to get my son out of the house at least once a day. We're always looking for new things to do as I have to admit I get bored just going to a park everyday. Placerita Canyon Nature...More

1  Thank Bostonsavatage
Reviewed June 27, 2017

To beat the heat we visited early on a Saturday morning before the Nature Center building was open (9am-5pm). Quite a few people were there enjoying the hiking trails, although 2-3 of them were closed. The website advertised a wheelchair-accessible trail to the Oak of...More

2  Thank CrankingChick
Reviewed June 19, 2017

We were looking for a fun place to take our 2 year old grandson that is always on the go. It was a 90+ degree day and knew it had to be an indoor activity. The nature center was the perfect place for him. It...More

Thank lovetorun96
Reviewed June 7, 2017

My husband brought me here on a surprise date. Beautiful Natural area with plenty of hiking and some history behind it. Gold was discovered here first in 1842 Loved the murals on the walls along the path to the oak. It really is a lovely...More

Thank Darin_and_Christi
Reviewed April 10, 2017

We are seniors and still enjoy getting out and taking a hike. Multiple trails here for the novice to the experienced. Is dog friendly and okay for the young ones on the easier trails. The Nature center itself has some live animals and snakes to...More

1  Thank Charlie V
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Response from 199denny | Reviewed this property |
There is a picnic area with probably fifteen picnic tables under shade of oak trees. Plenty of parking close by. On Saturdays at 11 o'clock they have a family walk and at 1 o'clock there is a live animal show. Great for... More
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