Just 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles, the park has over 4,000 acres, featuring hiking, fishing, bird watching and horseback riding opportunities.
There are 15 miles of streamside trail through oak and sycamore woodlands and chaparral-covered slopes.
Twenty-five-mile Malibu Creek in the park is the principal water-course 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.
Operating Hours: dawn to dusk. A visitor center is open on weekends only.
Directions: The park is located four miles south of Highway 101 on Las Virgenes/Malibu Canyon Road.
Las Virgenes Road south of Mulholland Highway, Calabasas
Phone: (818) 880-0367