It’s the time of year when rattlesnakes start coming out and scaring the uninitiated hikers on the trail.
If you know what to do, there’s no need to be nervous. The more you know, the better prepared you’ll be on the trail, and the less likely you’ll end up with a bite.
All of the local rattlesnakes...
It’s almost summer. With these recent temperatures into the high 90s, you need to take precautions before you set out on a hike.
Heat brings certain dangers with it that are not present the rest of the year. It is wise to check the weather before you leave. It might be a nice, calm day in Santa Clarita,...
[KHTS] – Junior high and high school students can go hiking over spring break during the city of Santa Clarita’s Teen Trailblazer Week.
For the first time, the Newhall Community Center is offering a free series of supervised group hikes to Santa Clarita students 13- to 18-years-old from 1-5...
This is a beautiful time of the year. The recent rains, although we need more, were the stimulus for many plants to start flowering.
In Santa Clarita, we are surrounded by hills that are outfitted with hiking trails maintained by the city of Santa Clarita, by the various parks such as Placerita Canyon...
Many youngsters who live in and around the Santa Clarita Valley have never had the opportunity to experience the outdoors, nature, hiking, wild animals, plants or wilderness.
There is a growing body of scientific research that suggests children who are given early and ongoing positive exposure to nature...
The City has recently launched an interactive map of trails and bike paths on HikeSantaClarita.com.
This new map features all of the locations of hiking and biking trails all across the Santa Clarita Valley.
Get the Hike Santa Clarita mobile app in the App Store or Google Play.
For more information about...
Your dog relies on you to keep him safe on the trail. There are a lot of hazards out there you should be aware of to keep yourself and your best friend safe.
Many people think of a hike as a place where their dog can run free and off of the leash. Unfortunately, this is not true. If a dog is running...
I was having breakfast the other day with Mr. Renly, my little basset hound, at the Egg Plantation in beautiful downtown Newhall.
The location seemed so familiar to me. I know it is near a house that used to sit on that part of Walnut Street where a classmate of mine lived. Just can’t...
Los Angeles County Parks & Recreation officials have scheduled a Draft Trail Assessment information meeting to present results of the county’s draft trail assessments for the Placerita Canyon and Vasquez Rocks Heritage Trails.
The meeting will take place at William S. Hart Park’s Hart...
Santa Clarita Mayor Laurie Ender told residents at City Hall Friday to take a hike. In fact, the entire City Council and staff want their constituents to take a hike.
To make it easier, they’ve launched a new website: hikesantaclarita.com.
“We’ve been asked by members of the public. I know you...
Officials from Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital are once again urging those eligible to get vaccinated, as the hospital is experiencing a marked influx of COVID-19 patients, hospital spokesman Patrick Moody said Thursday.
A “significant amount of smoke” from the Windy and KNP Complex fires northeast of Bakersfield in the Sequoia National Forest have entered the Los Angeles area, according to a Thursday morning tweet from the U.S. National Weather Service Los Angeles.
College of the Canyons is continuing its tradition of inviting community groups to experience Cougar football during the 2021 season, with all healthcare workers and first responders invited to attend Saturday’s game vs. Palomar College free of charge.
The Santa Clarita chapter of the American Cancer Society is excited to announce its annual leading fundraiser of the year — Relay For Life - will take place on Saturday, Oct. 2, at the Westfield Town Center Mall, from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond proudly recognized Betty Reid Soskin, a pioneering Bay Area civil rights activist and the oldest living National Park Ranger serving in the United States, as an Ambassador to California Education on her 100th birthday.
College of the Canyons and the Santa Clarita Environmental Education Consortium, SCEEC, will virtually host the 2021 Green STEM Summit on Saturday, Oct. 9 with the purpose of introducing students to green careers.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced a vision for ensuring that every California student will learn to read by third grade by the year 2026 during a virtual press conference on Tuesday
In an effort to keep adopted pets from returning to the shelter, the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control has launched a free online resource center to help pet owners who can no longer keep their pets.
The population of the city of Santa Clarita grew by 22.9% between 2010 and 2020, according to U.S. Census data released Monday that will be used to redistrict boundaries for various political offices in California.
The American Cancer Society Santa Clarita Valley held a Relay Rally at Westfield Valencia Town Center Saturday afternoon to raise awareness about its annual Relay for Life of the Santa Clarita Valley event on Saturday, Oct. 2.