Partial Park Closure Due to Hazardous Conditions
Rancho Sierra Vista/Satwiwa re-opens 5/14/13, with restrictions (sunrise to sunset, not all trails). Sandstone Peak & Mishe Mokwa trails will also open, as will Backbone Trail east of Point Mugu State Park boundary. Point Mugu backcountry remains closed. More »
Trucks on Cheeseboro Canyon Trail
Occasional truck traffic (approx 6 trips per day) will take place on Cheeseboro Cyn Trail weekdays between 8am & 4pm for demolition and removal of Cheeseboro Tank. Should be completed by 5/24/13. Check back for updates or call 818-889-8996. More »
Art in the Digital Age Contest!
Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to have your art work displayed at our new Interagency Visitor Center this spring!
YOU could be highlighted in a future edition of the Outdoors!
High School and college students are invited to use their digital creativity to depict their Santa Monica Mountains experience.
Submissions will be accepted from April 1 - May 1, 2013.
Winners will be announced on May 18 at the Interagency Visitor Center at King Gillette Ranch in Calabasas.
Please download the rules, regulations, and entry form for the contest below.
Address to Submit Entries
Digital Art Contest
Interagency Visitor Center
For More Information
Please contact us if you have any questions. A ranger will get back to you soon.
Did You Know?
Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area was established in 1978, but the National Park Service did not own public parkland in the area until 1980. National Park Rangers devised clever ways to promote the national park goals without land by creating thriving partnerships with many agencies.