Welcome to Canyon Country
Framed by the Sierra Pelona Mountains and the San Gabriel Mountains, Canyon Country is a peaceful slice of country living nestled alongside the Santa Clarita River. Dotted with open space, hiking trails, and parks and close to the luxurious Sand Canyon, Canyon Country is one of the four anchor cities that compose Santa Clarita.
Built among many rolling hills and valleys, Canyon Country’s varied terrain makes a picturesque backdrop for walking around town and chatting with your friendly neighbors. Primarily a bedroom community, Canyon Country has attracted many professionals commuting from Los Angeles and families looking to settle down in a quiet, low-key neighborhood.
What to Love
Abundant open space
Extensive trail system
Framed by mountains
Peaceful and scenic
People and Lifestyle
Sand Canyon is known for its expansive lots and large estates situated on several acres. As one of the most affluent areas in Canyon Country, Sand Canyon boasts spacious, luxurious homes, many of which are custom-built and offer lots of privacy. Prices easily creep into the million-dollar range when shopping in this particular area. Sand Canyon residents also benefit from easy access to the esteemed Sand Canyon Country Club.
Perhaps one of the most extraordinary additions to Canyon Country is Vista Canyon
, an entire community developed for active commuters seeking high-value living and working. As Santa Clarita Valley's newest, sustainable community, Vista Canyon features office spaces, retail opportunities, and luxury homes, all while offering quick access to downtown Los Angeles. It's the perfect place for families and young professionals to call home.
Shopping, Dining & Entertainment
Dine on authentic Italian cooking on the outdoor patio or inside the warm dining room at Piccola Trattoria
, a sophisticated restaurant located on Canyon Country's outskirts.
has the best Mediterranean food in Santa Clarita. This family-owned eatery is renowned for serving healthy, fresh, real Greek food, and they have two locations, one in Stevenson Ranch and the other on Soledad Canyon Road. They also provide catering services! You can get authentic Mexican food from Medrano's
around the corner from the Soledad Canyon Gyromania.
Families flock to the new multigenerational Canyon Country Community Center
to take classes and participate in events geared toward all ages. Whether you're interested in specialty camps or family activities, Santa Clarita's community centers are all about remaining accessible to residents.
Things to Do
Considering the neighborhood's majestic mountainous backdrop, it's no surprise that the bulk of Canyon Country activities revolve around the great outdoors. The picturesque Canyon Country Park
on Soledad Road is the perfect place for families to spend a sunny afternoon. Play catch on the ball diamond, walk along the trails, host a barbecue or set your little ones loose on the playground.
Canyon Country is notorious for the many hiking and biking trails that weave through the valley. Nestled between the Sierra Pelona Mountains and the San Gabriel Mountains, Canyon Country has several trails that meander through the rocky terrain. The Haskell Canyon Open Space is a 2.2-mile loop trail perfect for all skill levels and wildlife-watchers. Skilled hikers might be interested in the Bear Divide Trail through the Angeles National Forest.
Other nearby trails include the hiking area at East Walker Ranch, Discovery Park, and the Magic Mountain Trail. Most of these trails allow leashed dogs, and some will allow you to go horseback riding.
Sand Canyon is home to one of California's best golf clubs, the Sand Canyon Country Club
. Experience the lush, gorgeous 27-hole desert course located just a few minutes away from Los Angeles. Along with being an immaculately landscaped course, the country club is situated amid the scenic Angeles National Forest. Club members also benefit from premier services such as a full golf shop, driving range, putting green, and clubhouse features in the 25,000-square foot estate.
Elementary school students attend schools in the Saugus Union School District and Sulphur Springs School District, while middle and high school students attend schools in the William S. Hart Union High School District.