November 5th marks the 100th anniversary of the Los Angeles Aquaduct and the celebration of the mule teams that helped build it which brought water from the Owens Valley to the San Fernando Valley. Follow the link below for information on the 100 mules walking through the City of Santa Clarita’s Open Space.
2nd – Placerita Nature Trail to East Walker Ranch and back.
8 mile hike that contains several hills that are difficult, but short in duration, making it a moderate hike. Bring lots of water, lunch, snacks, camera, shoes with good tread, and if you plan to do the entire hike, poles would be very helpful. Directions to trailhead: From the I-5 freeway, take the SR-14 North. Exit at Placerita Canyon Road. Turn right. Go approximately 2 miles. Park near the building at the Placerita Nature Center. Meet at 8:-00 a.m. for a 8:15 departure.
A Community Hiking Club sponsored hike. Leader: Dianne
17th – The Urban Black Bear.
The Community Hiking Club, Placerita Nature Center and the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation are pleased to present “The Urban Black Bear: as the November Community Nature Series presentation. American Black Bears are captured throughout the summer in photos and video roaming through neighborhoods and down trash lined streets and are often the lead story on the nightly news. These opportunistic animals are mastering the technique of “Living with Humans”. Come and learn about bear behavior and what you need to know if you encounter a bear. 2:00 p.m. in the Classroom at the Placerita Nature Center.
If your organization is planning upcoming hikes or rides in the City of Santa Clarita
Open Space and are open to new members, please submit your contact and event information so we can post your event.