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Saddleback Butte State Park

Saddleback Butte State Park offers hiking, picnicking, camping and equestrian use among the Joshua trees and creosote dotting the high-desert landscape. The peak of the granite mountaintop towers 1,000 feet above the broad alluvial plains of the Antelope Valley on the western edge of the Mojave Desert. The park is 17 miles east of Lancaster on 170th Street East, between East Avenue J and East Avenue K. Phone (661) 946-6092 for more information.

There are three individual accessible campsites (#4, #6, and #22) and an accessible group campsite available in the campground. All campground restrooms are accessible, with flush toilets and sinks. There are no shower facilities at the park. The campfire center is accessible with accessible parking and entrance route.

Picnic Area
There are five accessible picnic sites with accessible restrooms.

The Dowen Nature Trail is a 0.57 mile accessible loop trail that originates from both the park’s visitor center and day use area. The trail offers the visitor a pleasant stroll through Mojave Desert vegetation that includes large stands of Joshua Tree. Trail surface is constructed of compacted soil and concrete. The trail is generally flat at less than 5% slopes with intermittent sections between 5% to 8%. Accessible parking and restroom facilities are available at the trailhead.

Accessible Trail Data
Trail Name Running Slope Cross Slope Trail Width Trail Surface
Dowen Nature Trail 3% Average 4 FT Average Aggregate & Concrete
8% Maximum 5% Maximum 4 FT Minimum

The Visitor Center and exhibits within are accessible, including parking and entrance route.

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For more information: access@parks.ca.gov | Phone: (916) 445-8949 | Fax: (916) 449-8966
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