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Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park - Things to Know Before Visiting

10700 Escondido Canyon Rd, Agua Dulce, CA 91390, USA

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About Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park

Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park is a 932-acre park located in the Sierra Pelona in northern Los Angeles County. It is a dramatic desert wonderland, with striking rock formations that point skyward at a 45-degree angle. This Park delivers a scenic desert backdrop for hikers, and is just a quick drive from LA.These rock formations were formed by rapid erosion during uplift about 25 million years ago, and then later exposed by uplift activity along the San Andreas Fault.


Attractions Near Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park

Six Flags Magic Mountain
Six Flags Magic Mountain26.24km from Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park

Six Flags Magic Mountain is known as the “Thrill Capital of the World,” the 260-acre theme park features world-class roller coasters and over 100 rides, games and attractions for the entire family and was voted by USA TODAY readers as America’s Best Theme Park.With 19 roller coasters, Six Flags Magic Mountain holds the world record for most roller coasters in an amusement park.

Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve State Natural Reserve
Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve State Natural Reserve27.18km from Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park

Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve is a state-protected reserve of California, United States, harboring the most consistent blooms of California poppies, the state flower. The reserve is at an elevation ranging from 2,600 to 3,000 feet above sea level, in the Mojave Desert climate zone. The intense blooming season for the California poppy falls usually within late winter to early spring, during the months of mid-February through mid-May.

Descanso Gardens
Descanso Gardens33.52km from Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park

Descanso Gardens is a 150-acre botanical garden located in La Cañada Flintridge. It features a wide area, mostly forested, with artificial streams, ponds, and lawns. Descanso Gardens has a wide collection of fruit trees, including orange, peach, pear, pomegranate, crabapple, fruits of the genus prunus, grapes, and passionfruit.

Travel Town Museum
Travel Town Museum37.17km from Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park

A railway museum focusing on the history of railroad transportation in the western United States from 1880 to the 1930s, with an emphasis on railroading in Southern California and the Los Angeles area.

Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood
Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood37.53km from Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park

This is a guided and walkthrough studio tour of Warner Bros. Studios, Burbank in Los Angeles. It offers visitors the chance to glimpse behind the scenes of one of the oldest film studios in the world over a two to three hour period. Explore the sets and soundstages that brought classic movies and TV shows like Casablanca, The Big Bang Theory, La La Land, Gilmore Girls, Friends and many more to life.

Autry Museum of the American West
Autry Museum of the American West37.98km from Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park

Dedicated to exploring an inclusive history of the American West. The museum presents a wide range of exhibitions and public programs, including lectures, film, theater, festivals, family events, and music, and performs scholarship, research, and educational outreach.

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