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Placerita Canyon Nature Center

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19152 Placerita Canyon Rd, Newhall, CA 91321-3213
+1 661-259-7721
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Interesting place

Location is off the beaten path. The property contains some native birds and mammals as well as... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
1kenny
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LA
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Nice place to go to get the kids out of the house!

As a full-time toddler father, I try to get my son out of the house at least once a day. We're... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Michael T
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Los Angeles, California
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19152 Placerita Canyon Rd, Newhall, CA 91321-3213
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Reviewed 15 October 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.

1  Thank 1kenny
Reviewed 7 September 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

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 27 June 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

1  Thank CrankingChick
Reviewed 20 June 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 8 June 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 11 April 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
Reviewed 21 April 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.

Thank Cherelle S
Reviewed 11 April 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...More

Thank Kelley Y
Reviewed 3 April 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...More

Thank Allison C
Reviewed 16 March 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...More

Thank Nerhida V
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