Outdoor Recreation

For the outdoor enthusiast, Santa Clarita is a must stop city when visiting Southern California. The city offers over 100 miles of trails and nearly 9,000 acres of rolling open space ready for you to explore! This Southern California oasis offers endless opportunities for outdoor recreation.

You can go rock climbing at Vasquez Rocks, hiking at Towsley Canyon and Placerita Canyon, plus go boating, skiing and swimming at Castaic Lake, Pyramid Lake in California, Lake Elizabeth, and Lake Hughes. Also, you can spend time playing your favorite outdoor sport, enjoying concerts in the park, walking the Santa Clarita trails or picnicking in the great outdoors. Check out the wildlife at Placerita Nature Center; get out on the water for Castaic Lake fishing or pitch a tent at Lake Piru.

There are countless ways to engage in fun, outdoor activities for adults and kids in Southern California across Santa Clarita!

1701, 2017

Hart Park Trails

Looking for a bit of California history along your scenic trail? Be sure to explore William S. Hart Park where you will enjoy visiting a live collection of farm animals in the barnyard, a herd of American bison that were originally donated by Walt Disney, a vast picnic area and a charming Western-themed gift store.

24151 Newhall Avenue | (661) 254-4584

2204, 2016

Vasquez Rocks

Discover natural beauty at these unique rock formations that are a familiar Southern California sight having been the background for many films and commercials.

10700 West Escondido Canyon | (661) 268-0840

2204, 2016

Pyramid Lake

Pyramid Lake offers boating, fishing, jet skiing, and picnic areas (including 5 unique sites that are accessible only by boat), and courtesy docks.

Pyramid Lake | (661) 295-7155

2104, 2016

Lake Piru

Lake Piru is located near Santa Clarita in Ventura County, California, in the Los Padres National Forest next to the Sespe Condor Sanctuary.

4780 Piru Canyon Rd. | (805) 521-1500

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