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Be aware that several structures were damaged or lost due to the Woolsey Fire. Several park sites are also still closed. For updated closure information, regularly check our Woolsey Fire webpage.

Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area supports the National Park Service mission by utilizing sound business practices in management of commercial visitor services, park partnerships and special park uses.

The Santa Monica Mountains have been seen in many movies, television shows, and even in photos as the backdrop for special events. This shining star of the Greater Los Angeles can be the setting for your function, activity, or project.

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Commercial Use Authorization (CUA)

Photography and arts workshops, guided hiking, guided horseback riding, bicycle tours, transportation permits and much more.

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Special Use Permits (SUP)

Car shows, trail runs, corporate events, aid stations, festivals, weddings, other special events and more require a permit.

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Film and Still Photography

Film or photography for commercial or non-commercial purposes such as a fashion shoot, filming of a commercial or TV shows, etc.

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Land Use Permit

Right-of-way, easements, staging of equipment, road work and construction.

Peter Strauss Ranch house

Due to the Woolsey Fire, the short term lease program at Peter Strauss Ranch is currently unavailable during reconstruction.

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Scientific Research

Looking to do research while preserving all species of flora and fauna and all geologic material in a natural state?

Last updated: March 19, 2021

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Mailing Address:

26876 Mulholland Highway
Calabasas, CA 91302


805 370-2301

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