Malibu Lagoon State Beach


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Malibu Lagoon State Beach


Location:23200 Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu.
Facilities:Picnic areas, restrooms, trails, historic home, exhibits (é).
Activities:Fishing, swimming, hiking, wildlife viewing, guided tours.
Special Features:Beach is located where Malibu Creek runs into the Pacific Ocean forming a saltwater marsh. Guided tours of the wetlands and other natural elements such as grunion, the monarch butterfly, tidepools, and gray whale are scheduled seasonally. Site also includes the historic Adamson House, built in 1929, a beachfront home that combines design motifs from several cultures, including Spanish, Moorish, and Persian.
Address:c/o Angeles District Office
1925 Las Virgenes
Calabasas, CA 91302

Phone:818-880-0350
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=835
Size: 110 acres.

See other parks in California.
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Because the number of birds present at Malibu Lagoon State Beach can be large, we hypothesized that the number of avian predators during spawning runs of California Grunion may be correlated with adjacent upland habitat for wildlife.
The 10,000-acre park extends down toward the Pacific to the beach and wetlands of Malibu Lagoon State Beach.
Mass mortalities of intertidal purple sea urchins, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus occurred at Malibu Lagoon State Beach, California, in 2010 and 2011.
Around here, those parks include Will Rogers State Historic Park and Malibu Lagoon State Beach.
ParkLINK shuttle stops include Malibu Creek State Park, Tapia Park, Malibu Lagoon State Beach, Solstice Canyon, Zuma Beach, Point Dume Trailhead, Peter Strauss Ranch, Paramount Ranch and two Backbone trailheads, Kanan Road and Malibu Canyon Road.
Along the route, the buses stop at Malibu Creek State Park, Tapia Park, Malibu Lagoon State Beach, Solstice Canyon, Zuma Beach, Peter Strauss Ranch, Paramount Ranch and two Backbone trailheads (Kanan Road and Malibu Canyon Road).
East of the house, at Malibu Lagoon State Beach, restoration has given new life to a 5-acre coastal wetland, resting or living space for more than 250 species of birds; kiosks explain bird and plant life.
Along the way, the buses will stop at a number of spots, including Malibu Creek State Park, Tapia Park, Malibu Lagoon State Beach, Solstice Canyon, Zuma Beach, Peter Strauss Ranch, Paramount Ranch and two Backbone trailheads (Kanan Road and Malibu Canyon Road).
Ripley State Park, 20 miles west of Lancaster; Malibu Lagoon State Beach and Point Dume State Beach in Malibu; Saddleback Butte State Park, 20 miles east of Lancaster; and Topanga State Park in Pacific Palisades.
1 -- 2 -- color) A pelican takes flight, above, at Malibu Lagoon State Beach, where the birds are once again proliferating after a dropoff during El Nino years.
in Topanga, organizes field trips and programs to Malibu Lagoon State Beach Park and Topanga State Park for school groups Mondays through Fridays.