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 »
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?
Piece by piece, a trail is forging its way along the "backbone" of the recreation area. California State Parks took the first step toward a 65-mile Backbone Trail in 1978. With 5 miles left to go, single track trails and fireroads will unite this patchwork of public parklands from east to west.