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

    Santa Monica Mountains

    National Recreation Area California

Southwestern Park Sites

A map of park sites found in the southwestern area of the range based on access to major roadways. Sites in the red box are listed below.
A map of park sites found in the southwestern area of the range based on access to major roadways. Sites in the red box are listed below.
Clicking on the map above will make it bigger.
The cliffs of the Sandstone Peak area look like castle ruins behind a foreground of coastal scrub.

Cities and Towns Closest to this Area of the Mountains

Camarillo, Malibu, Oxnard, Point Mugu, Port Hueneme, Ventura

Park Sites Found in this Area

Arroyo Sequit
Charmlee Wilderness Park
Circle X Ranch
Leo Carrillo State Park
Point Dume State Preserve
Point Mugu State Park
Robert H. Meyer Memorial State Beaches
Zuma Beach County Park
Zuma / Trancas Canyons

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

Did You Know?

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Every year Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area plants around 15,000 native shrubs in efforts to restore the chaparral landscape and increase the carbon sequestration of the Park. More...