Update on Park Closures
All NPS trails are open, w/the exception of part of the Satwiwa Loop Trail. Rancho Sierra Vista/Satwiwa is only open sunrise to sunset. Point Mugu State Park re-opens 5/24. More »
Trucks on Cheeseboro Canyon Trail
Occasional truck traffic (approx 6 trips per day) will take place on Cheeseboro Cyn Trail weekdays between 8am & 4pm for demolition and removal of Cheeseboro Tank. Should be completed by 5/31/13. Check back for updates or call 818-889-8996. More »
Permit Office Contacts
How do I apply for a permit?
Requests for permits are taken by phone and/or e-mail in the order received. Leave a voice message and your call will be returned.
Below are a list of contact information for the Permit Office. Please contact the appropriate ranger for your activity.
Commercial Use Authorizations, Still Photography Permits, and Special Events
Office of Special Park Uses
Motion Picture and Filming Permits
Did You Know?
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.