CA State Parks Angeles District Trail Update

CA State Parks Angeles District Trail Update

California State Parks Angeles District Trail Update:

State Parks-Angeles District will be reopening daily access on May 9, 2020 to all trails in Ventura and Los Angeles County (note further details and exceptions listed below*).  Trailhead parking lots will remain closed at Corral Canyon, Tapia, and Dead Horse.  Additionally, all parking in the Pacific Coast Highway corridor will remain closed in this Phase of trail reopening.  

The following parking lots will be open and accessible seven days per week from dawn to dusk at reduced capacity: Trippet Ranch, Malibu Creek-Lower Lot, Will Rogers.    

In order to protect the health and safety of visitors and employees during this pandemic response, the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area reminds visitors to follow all CDC, state and county guidelines for trail use such as: 

  1. Maintaining at least 6 feet of distance from other visitors at all times.
  2. Recommendation to use a mask when passing other users on trails.
  3. Communicate with others as you pass
  4. Head outdoors in small groups and with members of your household only.
  5. Pack out all trash

*Details & Exceptions:

Malibu Creek State Park

  • Lower parking lot only. Parking lot reduced capacity dependent upon social distancing observance.
  • Only available public restrooms will be in the lower lot area.
  • Tapia Parking lot will remain closed
  • The Reagan Ranch and Piuma parking lot will re-open with restrooms remaining closed
  • Rock Pool and Century Lake will be closed

Point Mugu State Park

  • All restrooms will remain closed

Point Dume Natural Preserve

  • Beach access to remain closed

Topanga State Park

  • Parking lot reduced capacity dependent upon social distancing observance.
  • Dead Horse parking lot to remain closed
  • Only available restrooms will be at Trippet Ranch

Will Rogers State Historic Park

  • Parking lot reduced capacity dependent upon social distancing observance.
  • Day-use restrooms will re-open
  • All lawn areas closed including Polo field and golf course

Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook

  • Only Park to Playa Trail will be open
  • The “Stairs” and other trails will remain closed
  • All restrooms will remain closed
  • The upper and lower lots to remain closed
  • Hetzler Rd will remain closed to vehicular traffic and no public parking will be available.

Santa Susana State Historic Park

  • Restrooms at Andorra and Lilac will remain closed

Los Angeles State Historic Park

  • Parking lot to remain closed
  • Active recreation only
  • No day-use, picnicking