• Afternoon clouds cover the distance peaks of the iconic Boney Mountain

    Santa Monica Mountains

    National Recreation Area California

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  • Water Shut Off, Solstice Canyon 4/15/2014

    4/15/2014: The water will be shut off at Solstice Canyon all day. This will affect the water fountain and hand-washing stations at the restrooms.

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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?

Charlie Cooke, hereditary Chief of the Chumash played an important role in making sure 85 acres remained open space.

On June 13, 1980, Charlie Cooke, hereditary Chief of the Chumash and concerned citizens fulfilled a dream-- a place for families to explore our natural world and learn about the Chumash. Satwiwa in Newbury Park, CA celebrates the beauty of the mountains and all Native American cultures.