Partial Park Closure Due to Hazardous Conditions
Rancho Sierra Vista/Satwiwa re-opens 5/14/13, with restrictions (sunrise to sunset, not all trails). Sandstone Peak & Mishe Mokwa trails will also open, as will Backbone Trail east of Point Mugu State Park boundary. Point Mugu backcountry remains closed. 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 5/24/13. Check back for updates or call 818-889-8996. More »
Native American Art Lecture and Exhibit Set for July 8
Contact: Kate Kuykendall, 805-370-2334
NEWBURY PARK, Calif. - The National Park Service will host an art lecture and exhibit at the Satwiwa Native American Culture Center on Sunday, July 8. Self-taught airbrush artist Steven Garcia, of Mescalero Yaqui and Tongva heritage, will discuss his influences and techniques during the morning presentation from 10:00 a.m. until noon. The exhibit opening will take place that afternoon from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m.
The artwork will remain on display through September 22, 2012. All ages are welcome, and the program and parking are free.
Directions to Satwiwa Native American Indian Culture Center:
Did You Know?
Four state parks were the triumph of a grassroots movement to protect open spaces minutes from Los Angeles in the 1950s & 60s. Three women, Sue Nelson, Jill Swift, and Margo Feuer further galvanized the movement that helped make Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area a reality in 1978.