Stop High Speed Rail – Banner
Today
It is forecast to be Clear at 7:00 PM PDT on April 27, 2015
Clear
80°/57°
Home » Santa Clarita News » No More Month-to-Month For Placerita Canyon Natural Area

No More Month-to-Month For Placerita Canyon Natural Area

placerita_canyonSupervisor Michael D. Antonovich announced that the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a 50-year agreement for the operation, maintenance, development and control of the Placerita Canyon Natural Area in the Santa Clarita Valley.

(Photo courtesy SCVNews.com)

Home of the famous “Oak of the Golden Dream” where gold was first discovered in California in 1842, Placerita Canyon is a designated state historic landmark with an educational nature center offering nature walks, school programs and live animal presentations Tuesday through Sunday.  Also located at the park is the historic Walker Cabin, built by Frank Walker in 1920.

Connecting the Angeles National Forest, the Santa Susana Mountains, the Simi Hills and the Santa Monica Mountains, Placerita Canyon has sandstone formations, seasonal streams and riparian oak woodlands as well as cottonwood and native sycamore groves.


Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking news alerts delivered right to your inbox


The park offers eight different trails that network over 12 miles for park visitors.

Placerita Canyon was first transferred from the state on November 1, 1949.  However, since June 30, 1986, the park has been operating on a month-to-month lease.  Placerita Canyon Natural Area is located at 19152 Placerita Canyon Road in Newhall.

No More Month-to-Month For Placerita Canyon Natural Area

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

About KHTS AM 1220

High Speed Rail – News Banner
All American Bail Bonds – News Banner
College Of The Canyons – News Banner
AV Party Rental – News Banner
Beyond Harmony – News Banner
Hugo Naturals – News Banner
Action Family Counseling – News Banner
Academy Swim Club – News Banner
Adage IT – Tile
Manzanillo Restaurant – Tile
Galpin Motors – Tile
Beyond Harmony – Tile
Green Convergence – Tile
Patterson’s Collision Center – Tile