Southwestern Park Sites
Cities and Towns Closest to this Area of the Mountains
Camarillo, Malibu, Oxnard, Point Mugu, Port Hueneme, Ventura
Park Sites Found in this Area
Also found in this area is the Interagency Visitor Center at King Gillette Ranch.
Did You Know?
Four state parks were the triumph of a grassroots movement to protect open spaces minutes from Los Angeles in the 1950s & 60s. Three women, Sue Nelson, Jill Swift, and Margo Feuer further galvanized the movement that helped make Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area a reality in 1978.