Topanga State Park


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Topanga State Park


Location:On Entrada Road, off Topanga Canyon Boulevard.
Facilities:Hike/bike campsites, picnic areas (é), restrooms (é), trails, nature center (é).
Activities:Camping, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking (on fire roads).
Special Features:Located in the cliffs and canyons of the Santa Monica Mountains, park includes 36 miles of trails through open grassland, live oaks, and scenic views of the Pacific Ocean. The park is located entirely within the Los Angeles city limits and is considered the world’s largest wildland within the boundaries of a major city.
Address:c/o Angeles District Office
1925 Las Virgenes
Calabasas, CA 91302

Phone:310-455-2465
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=629
Size: 12,666 acres. Elevation: 1,500 feet.

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The Santa Monic Mountains is another location that has dark night skies ideal for witnessing the shower; Topanga State Park and Malibu Creek State Park are also good options.
I go off to do another thing that Topangans do, heading from the heart of town to the community's heart: the roughly 14,000 acres of wilderness protected as Topanga State Park.