Update on Park Closures
All NPS trails are open, w/the exception of part of the Satwiwa Loop Trail. Rancho Sierra Vista/Satwiwa is only open sunrise to sunset. Point Mugu State Park re-opens 5/24. More »
Trucks on Cheeseboro Canyon Trail
Occasional truck traffic (approx 6 trips per day) will take place on Cheeseboro Cyn Trail weekdays between 8am & 4pm for demolition and removal of Cheeseboro Tank. Should be completed by 6/21/13. Check back for updates or call 818-889-8996. More »
Make your Santa Monica Mountains even better - Volunteer for National Public Lands Day
Contact: Mike Malone, 805-370-2317
Saturday, September 26th, 2009
9 am-1 pm
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?
At the geographical center of Los Angeles is a national park site. At Franklin Canyon Ranch in Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, you can see cityscapes and natural views. The recreation area extendes in an east-west direction running through the heart of the city.