Leo Carrillo SP
Leo Carrillo State Park has 1.5 miles of beach for swimming, surfing, windsurfing, surf fishing and beachcombing. The beach also has tidepools, coastal caves and reefs for exploring. Giant sycamores shade the main campgrounds. The park also features back-country hiking.
Junior Rangers and campfire programs are offered during the summer. The Visitor Center has interpretive displays on tidepools and gray whales. School field trips are offered durring the school year.
Location/Directions: The park is located 28 miles northwest of Santa Monica on the Pacific Coast Highway (Highway 1.)
Please Note: 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:
Gate is locked from 10pm to 8am.
No entry after 10pm.
- Park Office Telephone:
Los Angeles CountyCounty
Max Camper Length:
31 FeetMax Trailer Length
Camping Reservations & Information
Online Camping Reservations
35000 West Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90265
Visitor Center Hours
Fridays & Saturdays
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
(Hours are dependent on docent availability)
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, campground and north beach (north of lifeguard tower 3). Dogs are not allowed on backcountry trails or south beach (south of lifeguard tower 3).
Delivering travel trailers to your campsite.