The area consists of a river, few waterfalls, and rocky areas. It is bordered by Chiliad Mountain State Wilderness from the north, North Chumash and Mount Josiah from the south and Alamo Sea from the east.
Myths and Easter eggs
Phantoms were reported to appear on the bridge on canyon's border with North Chumash. Aside from this, there were no reports deeper in the area.
Raton Canyon is one of the areas where players look for Epsilon Program Members.
In the Strangers and Freaks side mission Seeking the Truth, the Red Truck appears. After the player goes nearby, a cutscene starts, in which Michael takes out an Epsilon brochure and starts reciting a phrase. After he recites it, two Epsilonists appear and knock him out.
After the mission, it was rumored that Epsilon members are abundant in the area.
The golden Peyote plant can be found in the area near Chiliad Mountain State Wilderness, when it is foggy on Tuesdays from 5:30 to 8:00 AM.