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 »
Satwiwa Native American Indian Culture Center Premieres New Art Exhibit October 7
Contact: Kate Kuykendall, 805-370-2343
NEWBURY PARK, Calif. -- The National Park Service will host an exhibit opening for Native American gourd mask artist Bernie Granados, Jr. on Sunday, October 7 at Satwiwa Native American Indian Culture Center. A talented Apache-Zacatec artist, Garanados produces visually stunning acrylic art and intricately painted gourd masks.
The exhibit will be open to the public from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., with a special presentation from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. The exhibit runs through January 5, 2013.
All ages are welcome and the program and parking are free.
Directions to Satwiwa Native American Indian Culture Center: From the Ventura Freeway (101), exit at Wendy Drive and head South. Turn right on Lynn Road. Turn left on Via Goleta. Continue all the way to a parking lot where the road ends. Walk 0.3 miles to the Culture Center. For questions, please call (805) 370-2301.
Did You Know?
Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area was established in 1978, but the National Park Service did not own public parkland in the area until 1980. National Park Rangers devised clever ways to promote the national park goals without land by creating thriving partnerships with many agencies.