Contact Public Affairs
The Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area is dedicated to connecting media outlets, researchers, and park stakeholders to appropriate information and contacts within the recreation area.
For general assistance, please contact Public Affairs Officer Kate Kuykendall at 805-370-2343 or send your request via email.
For fire-related inquiries, please contact Fire Information Officer Mike Wilson at 805-370-2364 or send your request via email.
Did You Know?
On June 13, 1980, Charlie Cooke, hereditary Chief of the Chumash and concerned citizens fulfilled a dream-- a place for families to explore our natural world and learn about the Chumash. Satwiwa in Newbury Park, CA celebrates the beauty of the mountains and all Native American cultures.