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.
Nature walks, Junior Rangers and campfire programs are offered during the summer. The Visitor Center has interpretive displays on tidepools and gray whales.
The park is located 28 miles northwest of Santa Monica on the Pacific Coast Highway (Highway 1.)
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 Leo Carrillo State Park
Friday & Saturday Nights at 8pm at the Campfire Center near the campground.
Join a Park Ranger for a fascinating and fun traditional campfire program and learn about your Park! Bring a flashlight. Appropriate for the whole family. 1 hour. Parking $12. Info call 310/457-8185.
Programs run Memorial through Labor Day starting 5/24 and ending 8/31.
- Hours of Operation:
Gate is locked from 10pm to 8am.
No entry after 10pm.
- Park Office Telephone:
- Available Online Reservation:
Upcoming Weekend: YES
Within 2 Weeks: YESUpdated: 5/25/2013 1:08 PM
Los Angeles CountyCounty
Max Camper Length:
31 FeetMax Trailer Length
Special Events & Weddings
Filming & Photography Permits
School Field Trips
Reservations are required to waive parking fees or visit the tidepools.
Educational & Interpretive Programs
Visitor Center hours, Junior Ranger programs, campfire programs & hikes
35000 West Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90265
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.