The trail starts out at the back of the park near the dog park and starts out pretty steep. Since it was warm the day we did this hike, we took our time climbing up the trail and stopped a few times to catch our breath.
When we got to the top of the hill, there was this nice shaded spot (below).
You cannot got to the left as there are "No Trespassing" signs there for the Castaic Lake Water Agency, so we went to the right to head up to the water tank.
The view from near the water tank was 360 degrees. The photo below is looking to the southeast.
The following photo is looking west.
The next photo is looking north.
The photo below is looking down on the park and to the east.
This hike is only about 1.64 miles. It is somewhat steep at the beginning but more level once you reach the top of the ridge. It takes about 45 minutes up and back.