19152 Placerita Canyon Road
Placerita Canyon Natural Area is a 350-acre wildlife sanctuary located at the Western end of the San Gabriel Mountains in Southern California’s Santa Clarita Valley. The Placerita Canyon Park features seven different Santa Clarita trails, covering more than 12 miles. Trails range in size from the 0.16 mile Botany Trail to the 2.45 mile Los Pinetos Trail, which provides spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean and Channel Islands on clear days. The Heritage Trail, which explores the cultural history of the park, is paved to allow access for strollers and wheelchairs. Guided nature hikes are available throughout the year at Placerita Canyon. A picnicking area is available near the Nature Center. Family Nature Walks at and Native Live Animal Presentations are available year round. It’s an amazing place to get a glimpse at the natural beauty of Southern California.