iTEENS Hike Santa Clarita

Join the iTEENS program for a new winter break experience – iTEENS Hike Santa Clarita! iTEENS provides a variety of free activities for 13-18 year olds including a homework lab, enrichment opportunities, volunteer projects and many other educational workshops and outings. In  early January, iTEENS Hike Santa Clarita will explore …

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Summer Recap

While hiking, biking and riding are all important activities to enjoy, our Open Space Preservation District (OSPD) makes it possible to do so. This summer was busy with additions to the greenbelt around the City – the undeveloped land within and outside of the City. The City purchased more than …

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TRAIL CLOSURE NOTICE 7/27/16 – Golden Valley Ranch Open Space and East Walker Ranch Open Space

Due to the Sand Fire, both Golden Valley Ranch Open Space and East Walker Ranch Open Space are closed until further notice. Please stay out of these open spaces until the areas have been assessed.

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East Walker Ranch Open Space from Placerita Canyon Rd – 7/24/16 Photo by Dave Christianson

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East Walker Ranch Open Space – 7/24/16 Photo by Dave Christianson

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Golden Valley Ranch Open Space from Placerita Trail- 7/27/16 Photo by Dave Christianson

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Golden Valley Ranch Open Space from Mitchell Trail- 7/27/16 Photo by Dave Christianson

 


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UPDATE – TRAIL CLOSURE NOTICE (7/11/16)

UPDATE (7/19/16) The Elder Loop and Taylor Trail are now open. Please stay on the marked trails. TRAIL CLOSURE NOTICE (7/11/16): The Elder Loop and Taylor Trail at Rivendale Park and Open Space has been closed until further notice due to the Sage Fire.  The fire is currently at 65% …

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Hike Santa Clarita and Read For the Win!

On Tuesday, June 14, Hike Santa Clarita presented “Hiking in SCV: What You Need to Know” as part of the Santa Clarita Library’s free Read for the Win program at the Jo Anne Darcy Library in Canyon Country. Approximately 40 people attended the presentation to learn about Santa Clarita’s open spaces, natural and cultural resources, hiking etiquette and the Trail Ambassador program. Attendees won seed packets with native seeds from the Theodore Payne Foundation, which partnered with the City to provide poppy seeds, as well as bells to Make A Little Noise with on the trail. If you missed June’s event, this Read for the Win presentation will also be held at the Old Town Newhall Library on July 27.

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Thanks to Karen Cruze for the photos!


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Volunteers Rock our Trails

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Every week, Steve Ioger, Al Dey and a team of Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority (MRCA) volunteers can be found in the City’s open spaces, maintaining and improving trails. Working closely with City staff in Parks Planning and Open Space, the volunteers see the layout of the trail and get …

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Spring/Summer State of the City Newsletter Feature

Did you receive your latest State of the City newsletter? Our Trails, Open Spaces and Trail Ambassadors were featured on Page 5! The Trail Ambassador Program is a fun and free educational program – learn more at http://hikesantaclarita.com/trailambassador/ Share your photos with us –  Visit http://hikesantaclarita.com/share-your-open-space/ to learn how! SHARE …

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