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

    Santa Monica Mountains

    National Recreation Area California

Press Kit

Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area Fact Sheet -- provides a general overview of the national recreation area and our unique ownership structure.

Anthony C. Beilenson Interagency Visitor Fact Sheet -- details about the history, cost, and environmental sustainability of our new visitor center in the heart of the Santa Monica Mountains.

Carnivores Fact Sheet -- what scientists have learned about the challenges facing local mountain lions and bobcats.

Aquatic Amphibians Fact Sheet -- what species live within the national recreation area and what is being done to conserve them?

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.