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Saddleback Butte State Park

Saddleback Butte State Park
One of the Saddleback buttes, the Piute Butte, with the Antelope Valley Indian Museum situated at center
Location Hi Vista, California, USA
Nearest city Lake Los Angeles, California
Area 2,955 acres (1,196 ha)
Established 1960
Governing body California Department of Parks and Recreation

Saddleback Butte State Park is a state park in the Antelope Valley of the western Mojave Desert, in Southern California. It is located east of Lancaster, north of the community of Lake Los Angeles, and south of the city of Edwards in the unincorporated city of Hi Vista

The prominent feature and namesake of the park is Saddleback Butte, a butte that is 3,651 feet (1,113 m) high.

Saddleback Butte State Park includes over 2,955 acres (4.617 sq mi) of land, and was created in 1960 to protect the area's Joshua Tree (Yucca brevifolia) desert habitat.

See also

Further reading

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External links

  • websiteSaddleback Butte State ParkCalifornia State Parks: official
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