Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Vasquez Rocks

Location:
10700 Wast Escondido Canyon Rd. Agua Dulce, CA, 91390. From Los Angeles take the 5 freeway north to the Antelope Valley freeway, take the 14 east freeway. Drive about 25 minutes and exit at Agua Dulce Canyon Rd. and turn left, Right at Escondido Canyon Rd.

Hours:
May 1 through September 30 - 8am-8pm
October 1 through April 30 - 8am-5pm

Entrance Fee:
There are no fees at this time but please make sure to check before you go.

Trails:
There really is no defined trail system in the park, just a maze of paths leading around the rock formations. Just pick out a good landmark near the parking area and enjoy wandering around the spectacular landscape.

Other Activities:
Equestrian trail (must bring your own horse no rentals available)
Live animal presentations
Hiking
Picnicking
Ranger-led hikes
School/ Group tours
Camping (organized groups)
Climbing

Vasquez Rocks is a great place for a hike or spending the day with the family. These towering rock formations are one of southern California's most famous geologic wonders. It is easy to access and the spectacular rock formations are easy to climb; just keep watch over dogs and children as it is still very dangerous. Every once in a while I don't feel like fallowing a set trail and this is the best place to go for that.

Map:

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