Malibu Creek SP
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.
The park is located four miles south of Highway 101 on Las Virgenes/Malibu Canyon Road.
Latitude/Longitude: 34.1033 / -118.7331
The park recently switched from coin-operated showers to token-operated showers. The token machines accept ONLY one dollar bills. Change for larger bills is not available at this time.
- Hours of Operation:
dawn ‘til dusk
- Park Office Telephone:
Los Angeles CountyCounty
Max Camper Length:
30 FeetMax Trailer Length
- Purchase Annual Passes
Camping Reservations & Information
Online Camping Reservations
1925 Las Virgenes Road, Calabasas, CA 91302
Visitor Center Hours
Saturdays & Sundays
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Special Events & Weddings
Filming & Photography Permits
Education & Interpretation Programs
School Field Trips
Summer Camps & Groups
Reservations for school and group field trips are required.
Dogs in Parks
Dogs on a leash are allowed in the Park's day use areas and campground. Dogs are not allowed on the backcountry trails or dirt roads.