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.
Volunteer Restoration Project Set for December 1
Contact: Kate Kuykendall, 805-370-2343
NEWBURY PARK, Calif. -- The National Park Service will host a volunteer restoration project at Rancho Sierra Vista in Newbury Park on Saturday, December 1 from 9:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.
Help rangers restore wildlife habitat by preserving the diversity of native wetlands and grasslands. Volunteers will remove weeds, collect seeds and plant native species. Volunteers should wear long pants and brings gloves and tools if possible. Refreshments will be provided.
RSVP required: email@example.com or 805-370-2354.
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.