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#56 of 90 state parks in California

Best trails in Saddleback Butte State Park

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Explore the most popular trails in Saddleback Butte State Park with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Description

Situated on the edge of the Mojave Desert, fifteen miles east of Lancaster, is Saddleback Butte. The enormous granite mountain is surrounded by this state park, created in 1960 to protect the area. Visitors in spring will be treated with abundant wildflowers.

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Map of trails in Saddleback Butte State Park
Park information
Acreage:
2,955 acres
Park hours
Monday
9:00 am - dusk
Tuesday
9:00 am - dusk
Wednesday
9:00 am - dusk
Thursday
9:00 am - dusk
Friday
9:00 am - dusk
Saturday
9:00 am - dusk
Sunday
9:00 am - dusk
Contact
661-946-6092
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Top trails (3)
#1 - Saddleback Butte Trail
Saddleback Butte State Park
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 2 h 12 m
#2 - Little Butte Trail
Saddleback Butte State Park
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 51 m
#3 - Saddleback Butte via Little Butte
Saddleback Butte State Park
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 1 h 55 m