Property owned and managed by the National Park Service within the recreation area boundary: 23,185.48 Acres
(Visitation numbers only include visits on Federal sites within the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area.)
Did You Know?
A study that began in 2002 reveals a lion and his offspring are surviving in the Santa Monica Mountains. Radio collars track them crossing roads and navigating through open spaces. Their future is uncertain, but with conservation efforts, they may continue to make these mountains their home.