• Stars appear behind a dramatic landscape of rocky mountains, rolling hills, and fields of grass

    Santa Monica Mountains

    National Recreation Area California

News

Vibrant wildflowers make the park their home and be can be found by taking a trip to the Santa Monica Mountains.

Comprising over 150,000 acres, five different area codes, and twenty-six different zipcodes, including the famous 90210, to say the Santa Monica Mountains cover a wide area is an understatement.

Being so close to a population of approximately 17 million people, the Office of Public Affairs for Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area reaches out not only to the local community, but to the rest of the world by issuing official news releases through this website.

See the links to the left for park news releases and contact information for the Office of Public Affairs.

Did You Know?

The city of Los Angeles can be seen from many scenic view points in the Santa Monica Mountains.

Comprising 153,075 acres, Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area is the world's largest urban national park. It has more area codes (5) and zip codes (26), including the notable 90210 zip code of Beverly Hills, than any other unit in the National Park System.