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Hike Heritage Trail

Heritage Trail in the Summer, Santa Clarita Heritage Trail in the Summer, Santa Clarita
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Length: ½ mile

Difficulty: Extremely Easy

Description: This concrete trail is wheelchair and stroller accessible. It passes under Placerita Canyon Road where you can see murals depicting the history of Placerita Canyon, including the Tatavium, the first people to inhabit Placerita Canyon, the settling of the area by Spanish immigrants, and the discovery of Gold under the "Oak of the Golden Dream". The trail ends at the Oak of the Golden Dream.

For a map of the trail, click here.

How to Get to the Trailhead: Exit SR 14 at Placerita Cyn Rd. If you're coming from the south, turn right. If you're coming from the north, turn left on Placerita Canyon Road. Turn right into Placerita Canyon Natural Area (marked by a wooden sign). Park. Trailhead is on the right hand side opposite the old Walker cabin. Look for the sidewalk intersecting the driveway/road, marked by old rusty mining equipment.

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Updated January 30, 2017
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