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Season for Peak Fees: 03/01 to 11/30 Point Mugu State Park, located in the Santa Monica Mountains, features five miles of ocean shoreline with rocky bluffs, sandy beaches and sand dunes, rugged hills and uplands, two major river canyons, wide grassy valleys dotted with sycamores, oaks and a few native walnuts. There are more than 70 miles of hiking trails. The beach also features swimming, body surfing and surf fishing. The 13,300-acre park includes the jagged pinnacles of the Boney Mountains State Wilderness Area.
Season for Peak Fees: 03/01-11/31 Bolsa Chica State Beach is a popular place for surf fishing for perch, corbina, croaker, cabezon and sand shark. Also popular in the summer is bare-handed fishing for California grunion, a species that only spawns on southern California beaches. The beach extends three miles from Seal Beach to Huntington Beach City Pier. A bikeway connects it with Huntington State Beach, seven miles south.
Just 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles, the park features hiking, fishing, bird watching and horseback riding opportunities. There are 15 miles of streamside trail through oak and sycamore woodlands on chaparral covered slopes. Twenty-five mile Malibu Creek in the park is the principal watercourse of the Santa Monica Mountains, from Boney Mountain to Malibu Lagoon. The park was the center of Chumash Native American life for centuries and was once used to film numerous movies and TV shows, such as Planet of the Apes and M*A*S*H . Location-Directions The park is located four miles south of Highway 101 on Las Virgenes/Malibu Canyon Road. Latitude/Longitude: 34.1033 / -118.7331
Secluded in the high desert country along the Santa Clara streamway, this 266-acre oasis is surrounded by lush greenery, majestic scenery and towering cottonwood trees. The 60 acres of the streamway traversing the preserve provide ideal nature walk activities. The temperate climate offers year-round fun and activities for all ages. Located only one hour from Los Angeles, this preserve offers the perfect stop to visit various Hollywood attractions and major theme parks. Alerts and Important Information