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Best trails in Placerita Canyon State Park

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Looking for a great trail in Placerita Canyon State Park, California? AllTrails has 6 great hiking trails, views trails, wild flowers trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 2 easy trails in Placerita Canyon State Park ranging from 1.3 to 4.8 miles and from 1,541 to 2,040 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Placerita Canyon State Park
Park information
Acreage:
350 acres
Park hours
Monday
dawn - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
dawn - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
dawn - 4:00 pm
Thursday
dawn - 4:00 pm
Friday
dawn - 4:00 pm
Saturday
dawn - 4:00 pm
Sunday
dawn - 4:00 pm
Contact
818-880-0350
Helpful links
Top trails (6)
#1 - Los Pinetos Trail
Placerita Canyon State Park
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Length: 6.6 mi • Est. 3 h 53 m
Please call Placerita Canyon State Park at (818) 880-0350 for the most up-to-date information for this trail.Show more
#2 - Placerita Canyon to Waterfall Trail
Placerita Canyon State Park
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 2 h 19 m
As of July 2020 due to COVID-19, this trail is experiencing full or partial closure due to COVID-19. Please visit the park website for more information: http://www.placerita.org/ And also this websiteShow more
#3 - Los Pinetos Waterfall, Ridge: Oak Pass And Los Pinetos Trails
Placerita Canyon State Park
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Length: 7.3 mi • Est. 3 h 57 m
Los Pinetos Waterfall, Ridge: Oak Pass And Los Pinetos Trails is a 7.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Canyon Country, California that features a waterfall and is rated as difficultShow more
#4 - Placerita Canyon Waterfall Trail
Placerita Canyon State Park
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Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 47 m
NOTE: The waterfall trail is closed long term due to fire damage. Please check here for more information: https://parks.lacounty.gov/placerita-canyon-state-parkShow more
#5 - Manzanita Mountain Trail
Placerita Canyon State Park
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 1 h 4 m
Manzanita Mountain Trail is a 1.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Newhall, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily uShow more
#6 - Placerita Nature Center Loop
Placerita Canyon State Park
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 40 m
The Placerita Canyon Nature Center Loop strings together the short Botany, Heritage, and Hillside trails to make a short loop around the nature center. Interperative brochures are available at the natShow more