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: San Vicente Mountain Park
San Vicente Mountain Park offers stunning 360-degree views, access to a large network of hiking, mountain biking, and equestrian trails, bathrooms and picnic areas Located in the heart of the eastern Santa Monica Mountains on the unpaved portion of Mulholland Drive just 2.7 miles west of the 405 freeway, the 10.2-acre park is a gateway to Westridge Canyonback Park, and the 20,000-acre “Big Wild” wilderness area. It is one of the region’s premiere locations to watch a Western sunset. The park can be reached by a ten-minute walk along a wide dirt road from the parking area.
Site Info & Map
San Fernando Valley: Ventura Fwy (101) to Balboa Blvd exit. South (right) on Balboa Blvd. for 0.75 mile. East (left) onVentura Blvd for 0.5 mile and turn south (right) on Hayvenhurst Ave. for 1.5 miles then west (right) on Encino Hills Dr. Veer left on Mulholland Dr. Park is at the end of the road.
Los Angeles: Ventura Fwy (101) to Hayvenhurst Ave. exit. South (left) for 2 miles then west (right) on Encino Hills Dr. Veer left on Mulholland Dr. Park is at the end of the road.
This site is managed and operated by the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority.
Did You Know?
Unique vistas and cultural significance often draw filmmakers to National Parks. Paramount Ranch is the only place in the National Park System where you can see movie making in action at a historic movie ranch once owned by Paramount Pictures (1927).