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 »
Be A Junior Ranger
Super Junior Ranger Workshop
We are creating a new Junior Ranger Program for the Santa Monica Mountains and we need YOU to help us make it a great program!
If you are already a Junior Ranger, please join us for the Super Junior Ranger Workshop, where you can be a part of the new junior ranger pilot group and find opportunities for future Super Junior Ranger programs.
Wednesday, August 8, 2012 or Saturday, August 18, 2012 10:00am-12:00pm, Ages: 7-15 King Gillette Ranch
Be a Junior Ranger in the Park
Junior Rangers who want to explore more can earn Ocean, Valley, and Mountain Junior Ranger pins. Earn your pins by going to programs listed in the Outdoors Calendar of Events. After earning all three pins, you are a Mountain Junior Ranger, the highest ranking Junior Ranger in the Santa Monica Mountains!
Visit one of our Visitor Centers to get your FREE book.
Be a Junior Ranger on the Web
Want to learn about other parks as well? Then become a Web Ranger by exploring other parks and playing games. See what makes our parks so much fun. You can even build your own ranger station!
Click start to begin your journey an earn the awesome Web Ranger patch. START>>>
Did You Know?
On June 13, 1980, Charlie Cooke, hereditary Chief of the Chumash and concerned citizens fulfilled a dream-- a place for families to explore our natural world and learn about the Chumash. Satwiwa in Newbury Park, CA celebrates the beauty of the mountains and all Native American cultures.