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.
Map and Site Information: Malibu Lagoon State Beach
Located where the Malibu Creek meets the Pacific ocean, Malibu Lagoon State Beach is the prime spot for surfers in Southern California. The land features include 42 acres of wetlands, native plants, and sandy beach. Sightseers enjoy searching for the 200 bird species among the saltwater marsh. Pelicans, gulls, and sandpipers to name a few. The Adamson House is a notable piece of Spanish Revival architecture constructed in the early 1900's on the Lagoon. Guided tours of this historic home highlight the beauty of the world-famous Malibu Tiles which are used extensively throughout.
Site Info & Map
Link to the Adamson House on how to visit the site.
23200 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90265
Main Park Entrance: Pacific Coast Hwy 0.25 mile west of Malibu Pier and 1.5 miles east of Malibu Canyon Rd. Parking lot on ocean side of highway at Cross Creek Rd.
Adamson House: 23200 Pacific Coast Hwy. Parking lot on ocean side of Pacific Coast Hwy opposite Serra Rd.
Did You Know?
A core group of dedicated National Park volunteers, often laboring in the hot sun, built a native plant nursery from the ground up in 2002. Native plants, from the common Ceanothus to the endangered Lyons pygmy daisy germinated in this volunteer-run nursery will help restore disturbed habitat.