2013 Fire Restirctions
Due to high fire danger, fire and smoking restrictions are now in effect on all National Park Service land in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. For details, please download the public notice or call 805-370-2301. More »
Update on Park Closures
All NPS trails are open at Rancho Sierra Vista/Satwiwa! Currently, this park site is only open sunrise to sunset.
Volunteers to clean up beaches and trails for National Public Lands Day
Contact: Mike Malone, 805-370-2317
(Thousand Oaks, CA) The National Park Service and California State Parks will host a volunteer event in celebration of National Public Lands Day on September 24 from 9 am to 1 pm at Leo Carrillo and Point Mugu State Parks.
National Public Lands Day is the nation's largest hands-on volunteer effort to improve and enhance America's public lands. This year's event will focus on beach cleanup as well as trail maintenance. Volunteers will be treated to refreshments and souvenirs. Meet at Leo Carrillo State Park.
For more information and to register, contact National Park Servicevolunteer manager Mike Malone at 805-370-2317 or email at Mike_Malone@nps.gov.
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.