2013 Fire Restirctions
Due to high fire danger, fire and smoking restrictions are now in effect on all National Park Service land in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. For details, please download the public notice or call 805-370-2301. More »
Update on Park Closures
All NPS trails are open at Rancho Sierra Vista/Satwiwa! Currently, this park site is only open sunrise to sunset.
Birdwalks happening throughout the Santa Monica Mountains.
1st Sunday of the month:
Topanga State Park, Sierra Club, 8:30am
Upper Las Virgenes Canyon Preserve, SF Valley Audubon, 8:00am
Franklin Canyon, MRCA, 4:00pm
King Gillette Ranch, NPS, 8:00am
Malibu Creek State Park, SF Valley Audubon, 8:00am
Franklin Canyon, WODOC, 8:00am
Malibu Lagoon, SM Bay Aud, 8:30am (adults), 10:00am (kids/parents)
Did You Know?
Invasive plant seeds and fruits can stick to you boots, shoelaces, backpacks and even pets! Check your gear! Make sure you’re not introducing harmful invasive species like the Yellow Star thistle to the Park, or into your back yard. More...