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Vasquez Rocks

10700 West Escondido Canyon Road
Agua Dulce, CA 91350

Vasquez Rocks, located in the high desert near Agua Dulce Springs, features 932 acres of spectacular rock formations, Tataviam Indian sites, and a seasonal stream. The rocks’ history began in prehistoric times when the sandstone rocks were uplifted at a picturesque angle, showing their jagged red features. In 1874 Tiburcio Vasquez, one of California’s most notorious bandits, used these rocks to elude capture by law enforcement. His name has since been associated with this geologic feature. The park is a popular hiking, picnicking, and equestrian area and has been used in many hit movies, television shows and commercials.

Directions: About 45 minutes from our area. Take the US 101-N. Then take CA-170 N/Hollywood Fwy to the I-5 N to the CA-14 N to Agua Dulce Canyon Rd. Take the Agua Dulce Canyon Rd exit from CA-14 N. Continue on Agua Dulce Canyon Rd. Drive to Escondido Canyon Rd.

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