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.
Campfire Programs at Malibu Creek State Park
Presented at the Campfire Center near the campground. Join a Park Ranger or guest speaker for a fascinating and fun traditional campfire program and learn about your Park! Bring a flashlight. Appropriate for the whole family. 1 hour. Program is offered free of charge to visitors who have paid park entrance or camping fees. Parking for the day is $12. To confirm program topic, date and time call 310/457-8185 or click the "Events" tab.
June 15, 2013 at 7:00 PM - The Reptile Family
June 29, 2013 at 7:30 PM Saturn and Its Rings and Moons - Collin O'Mara-Green (MRCA)
July 6, 2013 at 7:30 PM Mysteries of the Night Sky - Collin O'Mara-Green (MRCA)
July 13, 2013 at 7:00 PM The Nature of Wildworks
August 10, 2013 7:00 PM The Reptile Family
August 17, 2013 at 7:00 PM The Nature of Wildworks
- - - - - - Programs run Memorial through Labor Day starting 5/24 and ending 8/31 - - - - -
Junior Ranger Programs
Junior Rangers is a fun, one hour educational program for kids 7-12 years old. Learn about the plants, animals or history of your Parks! The Junior Ranger Program is offered free of charge to visitors who have paid park entrance or camping fees. Parking for the day is $12. Info call 310/457-8185.
MALIBU CREEK STATE PARK
Saturdays at 9:00 am
Meet at the "Kid's Shack" in the Campground near site #8
- - - - - - - Programs Start June 15th & End August 31st - - - - - - - -
- Hours of Operation:
dawn ‘til dusk
- Park Office Telephone:
- Available Online Reservation:
Upcoming Weekend: NO
Within 2 Weeks: YESUpdated: 6/18/2013 11:08 PM
Los Angeles CountyCounty
Max Camper Length:
30 FeetMax Trailer Length
Special Events & Weddings
Filming & Photography Permits
School Field Trips & Summer Camps
Reservations are required.
Visitor Center hours, Junior Ranger programs, campfire programs & hikes
1925 Las Virgenes Road, Calabasas, CA 91302
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.