Santa Susana Pass State Historic Park

Santa Susana Pass State Historic Park


Location:About 1 mile south of Highway 118; follow Topanga Canyon Boulevard south and turn right on Devonshire to entrance to Chatsworth Park South. The hills surrounding the community park are the parklands for Santa Susana Pass State Park.
Facilities:Trails.
Activities:Hiking, horseback riding, interpretive programs, guided hikes.
Special Features:Here in the western part of the Transverse Ranges, the land is dominated by high, narrow ridges and deep canyons covered with an abundant variety of plant life. The park offers panoramic views of the rugged natural landscape as a striking contrast to the developed communities nearby.
Address:c/o Angeles District Office
1925 Las Virgenes
Calabasas, CA 91302

Phone:213-620-6152
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=611
Size: 671 acres. Elevation: 1,000-1,850 feet.

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The three-sided tug of war over the 670-acre Santa Susana Pass State Historic Park has recently heated up as a state panel is set to weigh in next week with its decision.
The California State Parks Commission is expected to vote on the plan for the Santa Susana Pass State Historic Park at 9 a.
To review plans for Santa Susana Pass State Historic Park, see www.
The final public hearing for the general plan for Santa Susana Pass State Historic Park will be held Wednesday evening.
Right now, the club is taking on the state, trying to get funding for improvements in the 670-acre Santa Susana Pass State Historic Park, which was dedicated more than five years ago and still hasn't had any improvements.
The overpass, built in 1968, isn't used very much and presents an inviting walkway for wildlife crossing from Santa Susana Pass State Historic park to Rocky Peak Ranch.
In fact, Santa Susana Pass State Historic Park in Chatsworth is a unique window into Southern California's past - thousands of years worth.
PHOTO (Color) Newbury Park hiker Larry Tuck explores the Stagecoach Trail in Chatsworth's Santa Susana Pass State Historic Park.
Along the Topanga Canyon Boulevard corridor alone, open space and opportunities for passive recreation exist at Chatsworth Parks North and South, at Stoney Point and the 54 adjacent acres, at Oak Grove Park, in the 730-acre Santa Susana Pass State Historic Park and in the Chatsworth Reservoir at the Ecology Pond.
Culminating decades of work by citizens and lawmakers who recognized the unique natural beauty and historical significance of the area, the California State Park and Recreation Commission established Santa Susana Pass State Historic Park this year.
At a public hearing in Valencia, the California State Parks and Recreation Commission voted unanimously to designate the state-owned land as the Santa Susana Pass State Historic Park, eliciting cheers and applause from members of the Santa Susana Mountain Parks Association.