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.
King Gillette Ranch Planning Update
Thank you for visiting the update page on the King Gillette Ranch Planning Project. Here you will find information on the progress of the new Interagency Visitor Center, updates to the planning process, and how you can be apart of public workshops and provide input into the future of your parklands.
OUT FOR PUBLIC REVIEW!
Anthony C. Beilenson Visitor Center at King Gillette Ranch Environmental Assessment
The vision to establish a full-service, interagency visitor center for the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area (SMMNRA) has been discussed for many years, and is now within our grasp. The National Park Service at SMMNRA has prepared this Environmental Assessment (EA) for the proposed construction and operation of the Anthony C. Beilenson Visitor Center at King Gillette Ranch.
We are seeking your comments on the project and the analysis presented in this document. The EA is available now for a 30-day public review and comment period. This comment period is open through midnight on March 15, 2010. You can view or download the EA by clicking on the following links.
How to Submit Comments
To plan your visit to King Gillette Ranch, click on the link below:
King Gillette Ranch Planning Update Documents
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...