Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area in Malibu, California
Located a short distance from downtown Los Angeles and some of L.A.’s cities and communities such as Santa Monica, Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area is an amazing journey into a Mediterranean ecosystem containing plants and wildlife in a semi-arid climate near the Pacific Ocean. Santa Monica Mountains NRA runs nearly 50 miles distance from the Santa Monica Pier through Malibu and Point Mugu at its western beach beginnings to the Hollywood Bowl. It contains approximately 150,000 acres of land, plants, trees, animals, bugs, birds and flowers in a wilderness setting.
Hiking and mountain biking trails are abundant, over 500 miles of trails actually. Other sports are popular here including rock climbing, horseback riding, birding and camping. Campgrounds are available in the mountains and along the Malibu Coast.
Acting as a cooperative partnership between federal, state & local park agencies and private preserves, Santa Monica NRA is comprised of lands that include: Leo Carrillo State Park, Malibu Creek State Park, Point Dume State Beach, Point Mugu State Park, Topanga State Park and Will Rogers State Historic Park.
26876 Mulholland Hwy, Calabasas, CA 91302
Calabasas, CA 91302
- (805) 370-2301
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