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

    Santa Monica Mountains

    National Recreation Area California

Photo Gallery

Satwiwa Native American Indian Culture Center

The magic of the mountains can be shared with the world through pictures. If you like taking pictures, then consider entering our annual Spirit of the Mountains Photo Contest. Maybe your memory will inspire someone else to create their own.

The park shares many of its photos on its Flickr page and allows free viewing and downloading of all the photos it shares with the public. You can view and download the park's photo albums by clicking here .

 

 

Did You Know?

Franklin Canyon is a great place for natural and city views.

At the geographical center of Los Angeles is a national park site. At Franklin Canyon Ranch in Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, you can see cityscapes and natural views. The recreation area extendes in an east-west direction running through the heart of the city.