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Malibu Creek State Park Campground Map

Malibu Creek State Park Campground Map

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Published by: California State Parks on Jul 12, 2010
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Malibu Creek State Park preserves for public use almost 8,000 acres of rugged, mainly virgin land in the middle of the Santa Monica Mountains—within the largest metropolitan area on the West Coast.
 Ancient Forces Made for Filming Paradise
Rapid, dramatic geologic changes created thespectacular landscape o Malibu Creek State Park. Itsjagged mountains, rock outcroppings, cli-like slopesand deep gorges were ormed over two million yearsby severe climate changes, earthquakes, erosion andtectonic plate collisions. These orces continue toshape the landscape today.In the early days o the flm industry, rugged terrainthat could double or ar-o locations was difcult tofnd near Hollywood. Filmmakers transormed this areainto exotic locales such as old Mexico, outer space,and an army hospital in Korea. Movies and televisionshows flmed here include
M*A*S*H, The Planet of the  Apes, Pleasantville 
How Green Was My Valley 
. The Angeles District Headquarters building here served asthe “dream house” in the 1948 classic,
Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House 
Native People
This land was home to the Chumash people or thousands o years. Grasslands, chaparral (drought-resistant, fre-adapted shrubs), oak woodlands, andriparian woodlands (stream areas) provided abundantresources. Early Spanish explorers ound a Chumashculture o settled villages, established class structuresand extensive trade systems. The Chumash were knownor their extraordinary cratsmanship, oral traditions,music and rich religious lie. Archaeologists haveuncovered the site o a small village once known asTalepop in the northeast section o the park. Europeanimmigration and exploration changed the lives o theChumash people orever. Their descendants still carryon many o their traditions today.The Sepulveda Adobe, at the corner o Las Virgenesand Mulholland, housed a homesteading amily inthe 1860s.
The Park Today
Malibu Creek slopes rom west to east through themiddle o the park. The creek was dammed in the early1900s to orm the seven-acre Century Lake. Numeroussmall seasonal creeks empty into Malibu Creek romthe highlands.
Please Remember
Check-out time is noon.Quiet hours are 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.Generators may be operated only between 10 a.m.
and 8 p.m.
All bicycle riders under age 18 must wear a helmet.The maximum speed limit in the park is 15 mph.Dogs must be on a six-foot maximum leash at all
times and must be inside a tent or RV at night.Dogs are not permitted on trails or dirt fre roads.
Campres are permitted only in the metal re
rings provided. Wood may be used during low fredanger conditions, and charcoal during mediumfre conditions. No fres are permitted when frerisk is high.
Please check at entrance station for re conditions.Alcohol consumption is permitted in the camping
and picnic areas only, and only by those 21 years o age or older.
Minors, when camping or visiting alone, must have
 written permission rom a parent or guardian,including contact phone number, to enter the park.
Park only in the campsite for which you have been
registered. Limit o 2 vehicles limit per site. Allvehicles must remain on the pavement.
Please do not occupy any campsite until you have
registered and paid or it.
Accessibility varies—please contact the park for 
specifc inormation.
Malibu Creek State Park
1925 Las Virgenes Road 
Calabasas, CA 91302 
(818) 880-0367 
CAMPING RESERVATIONS: You may make camping reservations by calling (800) 444-7275(TTY 800-274-7275). To make online reservations, visit our website at www.parks.ca.gov. ALTERNATE FORMAT: This publication is available in alternate formats by contacting theCalifornia State Parks at (800) 777-0369 or 711, TTY relay service.
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