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

    Santa Monica Mountains

    National Recreation Area California

Northwestern Park Sites

A map of park sites found in the northwestern area of the range based access to major roadways. Sites in the purple box are listed below.
A map of park sites found in the northwestern area of the range based on access to major roadways. Sites in the purple box are listed below.
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A lone yucca sits in a field of grass with mountains in the background at Rocky Oaks.

Cities and Towns Closest to this Area of the Mountains

Agoura Hills, Calabasas, Camarillo, Moorpark, Newbury Park, Oxnard, Point Mugu, Port Hueneme, Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village, Ventura

Park Sites Found in this Area

Cheeseboro / Palo Comado Canyons

Also found in this area is the Interagency Visitor Center at King Gillette Ranch.

Did You Know?

Rangers from California State Parks and the National Park Service discuss program ideas.

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.