• Afternoon clouds cover the distance peaks of the iconic Boney Mountain

    Santa Monica Mountains

    National Recreation Area California

Anthony C. Beilenson Interagency Visitor Center

Visitor Center at KGR

The Anthony C. Beilenson Visitor Center at King Gillette Ranch is operated by four partner agencies:

National Park Service
California State Parks
Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy
Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority

Restrooms, stroller access, ranger station, store, picnic area, pets on leash, easy hiking, moderate hiking, wildflower viewing, and wildlife viewing.
The visitor center anxiously awaits your visit!

In alignment with the Department of the Interior sustainability goals, the building is the first "net zero" visitor center in the National Park Service and is working with the U.S. Green Building Council to qualify the building as a LEED certified facility.

The new interagency visitor center opened June 9, 2012 in the heart of the Santa Monica Mountains.

Trail Map and Current Weather

Trail Map and Site Information (PDF - 2.1M)

Current Weather

Directions

26876 Mulholland Highway, Calabasas, CA, 91302

Ventura Freeway (U.S. 101) to Las Virgenes Road (Co. Hwy N1) exit. Go 3 miles south on Las Virgenes Road to Mulholland Highway intersection (traffic light). Turn left on Mulholland Highway. Park entrance is 0.1 mile on right.

GPS Coordinates: N 34.1046 W -118.7090

Parking: Short-term parking will be available adjacent to the visitor center. Additional paid parking is also located nearby.

The map below shows the main entrance for King Gillette Ranch in Calabasas, CA. View Larger Map
Map showing the location of the King Gillette Ranch entrance.

Did You Know?

Franklin Canyon is a great place for natural and city views.

At the geographical center of Los Angeles is a national park site. At Franklin Canyon Ranch in Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, you can see cityscapes and natural views. The recreation area extendes in an east-west direction running through the heart of the city.