CORRIGANVILLE PARK WALKABOUT

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CORRIGANVILLE PARK WALKABOUT

For maps and pictures of Corriganviulle, click on the link below:

CORRIGANVILLE INFO (https://www.google.com/search?q=corriganville+park+map&rlz=1C1GGGE_enUS509US509&espv=2&biw=1920&bih=955&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=FvECVYayE9KuogTijIHgAg&ved=0CEMQsAQ&dpr=1)

Ray “Crash” Corrigan, a cowboy and actor purchased what would become the Corriganville movie ranch in 1937 for $11,354. The beautiful, rocky Simi Valley landscape was the setting for the filming of hundreds of movies and T.V. Westerns in the 1940’s and 1950’s.In 1949, Corrigan opened the property to the public as a western-themed amusement park. The park featured stuntmen shows, movie lots, a working western town, Indian crafts, stagecoach rides, pony rides, and boating on a lake. It attracted as many as 20,000 people on weekends.In 1988, 190 acres of land comprising the principal working areas of the original Corriganville Ranch were purchased by the City of Simi Valley for use as a Regional Park. The eastern part of the park is part of the Santa Susana Pass wildlife corridor connecting the Simi Hills with the Santa Susana Mountains.

This event will be for beginners on up. I’m planning on hiking most of the trails in Corriganville Park. We’ll accomplish this via a very short car shuttle.

MEETUP TIME:No later than 8:00 a.m. (Boots on, ready to go)

LOCATION: 7001 Smith Rd. Simi Valley. SEE MAP.

MEET UP DIRECTIONS: From the 118 Freeway in Simi Valley exit Kuehner Dr. and head south and turn left onto Smith Rd. and proceed to its end, where we’ll all meet in the parking lot on the left.

DISTANCE: 4+ MILES

ELEVATION GAIN/LOSS: 600+’/800′

DURATION: 3 hours

PACE: moderate

LEVEL: Experienced beginner capable of handling trails that are a bit steep at times, but we’ll be going downhill on those portions that are a bit steep.

TERRAIN: Single and double track trails

MY CELL # IS 805-358-5972

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April 26 2019

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Date: April 26, 2019
Time: 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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Venue

7001 Smith Rd

7001 Smith Rd
Simi Valley, Ca 93063 US

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Organizer

Calabasas Day Hikers – Hiking is what we do
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