Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park

Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park

10700 West Escondido Canyon Road
Agua Dulce
, Ca 91390

HOURS: Park Hours: Sunrise to Sunset Interpretive Center Hours are Tuesday – Sunday 8:00am to 4:00 pm Closed Mondays, except Holidays.
CALL:  (661) 268-0840


Vasquez Rocks, located in the high desert near Agua Dulce Springs, features 932 acres of spectacular rock formations, 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.



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