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Elsmere Canyon Open Space Dedication this Friday November 12

November 8, 2010
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As earlier mentioned on Santa Clarita City Briefs, the City recently completed escrow and took the 842 acre Elsmere Canyon into public ownership. This Friday, November 12, at 11:30 a.m., the Santa Clarita City Council, together with L.A. County 5th District Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich and the Mountains Recreation & Conservation Authority will be hosting a media event/dedication to acknowledge the recently completed acquisition of Elsmere Canyon, located just north of the Interstate 5/State Route 14 junction.  

Elsmere Canyon photograph courtesy of Douglas Steakley (

The event will begin at 11:30 a.m., those planning on attending are asked to arrive at 11 a.m. as all guests will need to be shuttled in a four-wheel drive vehicle to the event/view site.   Attendees are asked to please RSVP for the event by calling 661-255-4321 so adequete preperation can be made for on-site shuttles. 

Directions: From Newhall Avenue in Santa Clarita, drive west (right) on Sierra Highway past Eternal Valley, and go 1/2 mile west of Newhall Avenue. Look for balloons and the yellow gated entrance on the left side of the street. 

Elsmere Canyon hike

May 6, 2009
Ken Pulskamp and Ken Striplin

Ken Pulskamp and Ken Striplin

City Manager Ken Pulskamp and Assistant City Manager Ken Striplin hiked through Elsmere Canyon this week with a GPS in search of La Puerta, an ancient Indian sign post in the form of a rock formation. Did they find it?  They believe they did!


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