Sand Canyon, Los Angeles County, California

Summary

Sand Canyon is a valley and community on the east side of the city of Santa Clarita in northwestern Los Angeles County, California.

Sand Canyon
Valley
Sand Canyon is located in Santa Clarita
Sand Canyon
Sand Canyon
Sand Canyon is located in California
Sand Canyon
Sand Canyon
Location in California
Coordinates: 34°25′N 118°25′W / 34.41°N 118.42°W / 34.41; -118.42Coordinates: 34°25′N 118°25′W / 34.41°N 118.42°W / 34.41; -118.42
Country United States
State California
County Los Angeles
Elevation1,736 ft (529 m)
ZIP code
91387
Area code(s)661

GeographyEdit

The canyon is in the northwestern San Gabriel Mountains foothills, in the upper Santa Clara River watershed. It is located in the neighborhood of Canyon Country in the city of Santa Clarita.

In 2016, the canyon was the site of a major wildfire known as the Sand Fire.[2]

DevelopmentEdit

Sand Canyon is an equestrian community, with trails for horseback riding, and large, upscale estates - among the most expensive in the Santa Clarita Valley. Most homes in Sand Canyon are custom-built.[3] The community includes Sand Canyon Country Club. Plans for a Sand Canyon resort and spa have encountered hurdles and criticism from residents.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ DistancesTo.com (Sand Canyon Country Club parking lot)
  2. ^ Hassan, Carma. "Hundreds flee Santa Clarita wildfire". CNN. Retrieved 25 July 2016.
  3. ^ "The Homes and Neighborhoods in Sand Canyon of Santa Clarita". Gregory Real Estate Group. Retrieved 2021-05-13.
  4. ^ "Sand Canyon Resort proposal reaches hurdle with numerous concerns from Planning Commission". Santa Clarita Valley Signal. 2021-01-20. Retrieved 2021-05-13.