Malibu Creek State Park


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Malibu Creek State Park


Location:Entrance is at 1925 Las Virgenes Road, 4 miles south of Highway 101 in Calabasas.
Facilities:60 developed family campsites (some sites @di), group camp, restrooms (é), picnic areas (é), hiking, equestrian, and mountain bike trails (15 miles), interpretive trail (é), visitor center (é), exhibits.
Activities:Fishing, swimming, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, wildlife viewing, guided tours.
Special Features:Set in the rugged Santa Monica Mountains, this area was for centuries the center of Chumash Native American life. Part of the park's land was once owned by Twentieth Century Fox, and evidence of productions such as M*A*S*H and Planet of the Apes can still be seen.
Address:c/o Angeles District Office
1925 Las Virgenes
Calabasas, CA 91302

Phone:818-880-0367
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=614
Size: 8,017 acres.

See other parks in California.
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Viewpoint Invitational: Ryan Schwartz won the competition at Malibu Creek State Park in 18 minutes, 35 seconds, as Viewpoint captured the team title with 21 points.
Volunteers: 100 Bring: Wear long pants, sunscreen, sneakers or hiking boots Malibu Creek State Park Park Contact: Lindsey Templeton 818.
These state parks are close to millions of people in the Los Angeles region and are widely used," said Pavley, D-Woodland Hills, who visits Malibu Creek State Park twice a month near her home.
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They were just complete fanatics of 'M*A*S*H,'" said Rooney, a Santa Monica Mountains historian who would later meet two German fans searching for the location at Malibu Creek State Park.
But with only eight park rangers and supervisors -- down from 15 -- to patrol from Point Mugu in Ventura County to Malibu Creek State Park, the rangers have struggled to step up patrols when high fire danger levels are declared.
Fall Restoration Day at Malibu Creek State Park in Calabasas.
Sunday at Malibu Creek State Park, 1925 Las Virgenes Road, Calabasas.
The tour from Malibu Creek State Park to Malibu Lagoon and back will be followed by three more tours this month, including another to Malibu Lagoon and two to the King Gillette Ranch, where work is beginning to create a new headquarters for the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area.
SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS -- This summer the ParkLink Shuttle is providing free bus transportation in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation area, with stops at Malibu Creek State Park, Paramount Ranch, Peter Strauss Ranch, Zuma Beach, Point Dume, Solstice Canyon, Pepperdine University, Malibu Lagoon, the Cross Creek shopping area and Tapia Park.
Tuesday near Malibu Creek State Park, off Mulholland Highway at Las Virgenes Road, coroner and California Highway Patrol officials said.
Some of the major parks are Franklin Canyon Ranch/Sooky Goldman Nature Center, Cold Creek Canyon/Valley Preserve and Stunt Ranch Reserve Area, Malibu Creek State Park, Zuma/Trancas canyons, Topanga State Park and Will Rogers State Historic Park.