O: Whitney Canyon hike
O: Whitney Canyon hike
Saturday, June 6, 2015
8:30am - sponsored by Santa Clarita Group - All Ages
Whitney Canyon (map)
20303 Newhall Avenue
Santa Clarita, 91321

Located in the City of Santa Clarita near the offramp of the 14 Freeway and San Fernando Road, the beautiful 442-acre Whitney Canyon Park in the Rim of the Valley Trail Corridor provides outstanding examples of coastal sage scrub, oak woodland, chaparral and riparian corridor vegetation, with year-round springs and at least ten sensitive species. Besides its importance for wildlife movement in a critical corridor between the Santa Susana Mountains and the San Gabriel Mountains, Whitney Canyon provides a regionally significant entrance into the Angeles National Forest.

Several popular trails for hikers, mountain bikers, and equestrians are accessible from Whitney Canyon.

Parking: A dirt parking lot is available at the park entrance.

Address: 20303 Newhall Avenue, Santa Clarita, California 91321

Other Info

O: Whitney Canyon

Date:Saturday, June 6, 2015Time:8:30 AM

Presented by:Santa Clarita Valley Group and Little Hikers

Leader:Sandra Cattell - 661-259-0433


Gaylon S Rodin - 661-263-0568


Level:Easy (O)Location:Newhall Avenue, Santa Clarita, CA 91321, USA

Easy 3 mile, 200' gain in shady park along the north slope of the San Gabriel Mts. Beautiful oak trees, small water falls, and an oil seep spring. Great hike for beginners and little hikers. All minors need to be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, or adult with written permission from parent. Meet at 8:30 at south end of Newhall Ave. Take I-5 N to 14 Fwy( Antelope Valley Fwy), exit Newhall Ave, R to carpool area. Bring water and snack. Leaders Sandra Cattell and Gaylon Rodin
Hike is sponsored by the Sierra Club. Sierra Club requires all participants sign a liability waiver.


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