Plan A Field Trip
Teachers! Students! Rangers! Oh my! Looking for a new way to teach curriculum, meet State of California standards, and get your students out into the field? Then plan a field trip to the Santa Monica Mountains.
Ranger-led education programs are offered throughout the school year at various of park sites in the mountains.
Programs are booked on a first-come first-serve basis.
These programs specifically target the education curriculum designated for the State of California.
Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area is one of the best examples of a Mediterranean-type ecosystem in the world. Using our parks as classrooms, we can better understand our environment, history and sense of place.
Did You Know?
Comprising 153,075 acres, Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area is the world's largest urban national park. It has more area codes (5) and zip codes (26), including the notable 90210 zip code of Beverly Hills, than any other unit in the National Park System.