Acton Wash Sanctuary
Acton Wash Desert

Acton Wash Sanctuary

Soledad Canyon Road and Gillespie Avenue
Acton, CA  93510 (661) 944-6881
(661) 944-2743
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Park Hours: Sunrise to Sunset

Vehicle Entrance Fee: N/A

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Acton Wash Sanctuary is located in Acton, California, a beautiful northern Los Angeles County town named by a local miner from Acton, Massachusetts.  The Sanctuary is nestled in the Sierra Pelona Mountains.  A secondary branch of headwaters run through the Sanctuary all the way to the Santa Clara River.  The 75-acre sanctuary has four distinct seasons, with snow during the winter and colorful floral displays during the spring and fall.  Here we can see a gradual blending of coastal and desert plant communities.