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

    Santa Monica Mountains

    National Recreation Area California

Map and Site Information: Charmlee Wilderness Park

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Charmlee Wilderness Park includes picnic areas, native plant displays, a nature center, and more than eight miles of hiking trails. Programs include a volunteer docent program, school and group nature programs, and a variety of public hikes and interpretive programs.

 
Restrooms, pets on leash, ranger station, picnic area, easy hiking, moderate hiking, biking, horseback riding, and wildlife viewing.
 
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Site Info and Map

Charmlee Wilderness Park (JPG - 550 KB)

Fee may be collected for entry.

Directions

2577 Encinal Canyon Rd, Malibu, CA 90265

Pacific Coast Hwy, about 3 miles south of Ventura County line. Turn inland on Encinal Canyon Rd, 4 miles to park entrance on the left side of road.

 
 

This site is managed and operated by the City of Malibu

Did You Know?

The adult female of this cub died in 2005.

A study that began in 2002 reveals a lion and his offspring are surviving in the Santa Monica Mountains. Radio collars track them crossing roads and navigating through open spaces. Their future is uncertain, but with conservation efforts, they may continue to make these mountains their home.