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: Point Dume State Preserve
Point Dume State Preserve is home to many rocky coves, cliffs, and unique views of Malibu. On a clear day, Santa Monica Bay can be seen to the south, while Catalina Island is visible to the north. In the Summer months, locals can be found swimming, scuba diving and surfing. It's also a popular spot for whale watching between the months of December and March, when migrating whales take a shortcut near the bluffs while entering and exiting the bay.
Site Info and Map
Point Dume State Preserve Map and Guide (PDF - 1.2 MB)
Pacific Coast Hwy to Westward Beach Rd in Malibu. Turn south and follow road to parking lot.
Did You Know?
Comprising 153,075 acres, Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area is the world's largest urban national park. It has more area codes (5) and zip codes (26), including the notable 90210 zip code of Beverly Hills, than any other unit in the National Park System.