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

    Santa Monica Mountains

    National Recreation Area California

Make your Santa Monica Mountains even better - Volunteer for National Public Lands Day

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2008 National Public Lands Day volunteers work on a popular ridgeline trail
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News Release Date: September 16, 2009
Contact: Mike Malone, 805-370-2317

Saturday, September 26th, 2009

9 am-1 pm

Paramount Ranch

 

National Public Lands Day (www.npld.com) is the nation’s largest hands-on volunteer effort to improve and enhance the public lands Americans enjoy.

 

Volunteers can choose from a variety of activities to help improve and enhance the park: installation of new post and rail fence, trail repair, native plant restoration, and litter clean-up. Dress appropriately. Bring gloves, sunscreen and a hat. Water and snacks will be provided.

 

For more information, call National Park Service Volunteer Manager Mike Malone at 805-370-2317

 

Note: For safety reasons, some work may not be appropriate for children age 12 and under.

 

Directions to Paramount Ranch

 

 From Ventura Fwy (Hwy 101), take the Kanan Road exit. Drive south on Kanan Road for 0.5 miles. Turn left on Cornell. Follow Cornell for 2.5 miles to the park entrance on right. Paramount Ranch is at 2903 Cornell Road, Agoura Hills.

 

For information about the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, visit www.nps.gov/samo

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.