Jun
4
Tue
Nature in Glass: Art Exhibit & Sale @ Anthony C. Beilenson Interagency Visitor Center Tickets
Jun 4 – Jun 29 all-day
Nature in Glass: Art Exhibit & Sale @ Anthony C. Beilenson Interagency Visitor Center

The Nature in Glass exhibit, featuring kiln-formed glass works by artists Bonnie Quintanilla and Sue Wolhaupter, reflects the diversity and natural beauty of the Santa Monica Mountains and our national parks. Created exclusively from glass, their art inspires reflection on the relationship between art, the environment, and ourselves.

Meet the artists on Saturday, June 8 from 1:00-3:00 pm at the Visitor Center.

A portion of the funds from art sales will be donated to further arts programs in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area.

Jun
29
Sat
Adventures with a Ranger/ Aventuras con un Ranger! @ King Gillete Ranch Tickets
Jun 29 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Adventures with a Ranger/ Aventuras con un Ranger! @ King Gillete Ranch

Come and enjoy a nice hike to Inspiration Point at King Gillette Ranch! Explore what types of plants and animals are native to the park and discover the rich history of the individuals that once lived and visited the park.

This ranger led program is about mile hike and all ages are welcomed! Meet the Ranger by the water fountain at the Visitor Center.

Register at on Eventbrite at this link: https://bit.ly/2X5XTkI

Descubra su Parque Nacional cerca de usted, con un Ranger! Esta caminata de una milla o 1,609 metros consiste de pláticas sobre las plantas y animales nativos de las Montañas de Santa Mónica. También descubrirá la historia y las personas que vivián antes en este lugar.

Este programa es para todas las edades. Por favor traiga agua, una gorra, bloqueador para el sol y zapatos para caminar. El Ranger los esperara cerca de la fuente de agua.

Jun
30
Sun
“Welcome Walk” @ Malibu Creek State Park Tickets
Jun 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
"Welcome Walk" @ Malibu Creek State Park

Join a docent for a refreshing walk along Malibu Creek, through a wooded valley. Learn about fire restoration, plus the park’s animals, plants, early inhabitants, and movies filmed on location. Meet at the Main Trailhead parking lot (second, lower lot) by the restrooms.

Junior Ranger Program @ Rancho Sierra Vista Tickets
Jun 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Junior Ranger Program @ Rancho Sierra Vista

Learn how to become a Junior Ranger for the Santa Monica Mountains. Activites include learning about the Chumash history and playing a game with a ranger.

This ranger led activity is for all ages!

Junior Ranger Program @ King Gillete Ranch Tickets
Jun 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Junior Ranger Program @ King Gillete Ranch

Learn how to become a Junior Ranger for the Santa Monica Mountains. Activites include learning about the Chumash history and playing a game with a ranger.

This ranger led activity is for all ages!

Jul
2
Tue
Santa Monica Mountains & Malibu Miniatures: California Art Club Show & Sale @ Anthony C. Beilenson Interagency Visitor Center Tickets
Jul 2 @ 9:00 pm – Aug 30 @ 5:00 pm
Santa Monica Mountains & Malibu Miniatures: California Art Club Show & Sale @ Anthony C. Beilenson Interagency Visitor Center

Local artists from the California Art Club–a century-old arts organization–capture the diverse beauty of Malibu and the Santa Monica Mountains with miniature works of art that feature the crashing waves of Leo Carrillo, the winding trails of Will Rogers State Historic Park, and beyond.

Meet the artists on Saturday, July 13 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm at the Visitor Center.

A portion of the funds from art sales will be donated to further arts programs in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area.

Jul
5
Fri
Junior Ranger Program @ King Gillete Ranch Tickets
Jul 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Junior Ranger Program @ King Gillete Ranch

Learn how to become a Junior Ranger for the Santa Monica Mountains. Activites include learning about the Chumash history and playing a game with a ranger.

This ranger led activity is for all ages!

A Mountain’s Golden Hour Sunset Hike @ Circle X Ranch Tickets
Jul 5 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
A Mountain's Golden Hour Sunset Hike @ Circle X Ranch

Hike with Ranger Nico to say farewell to the day from Sandstone Peak, the highest point in Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area.

During this hike, you will learn how the mountains have a relationship with people and influence our choices and daily life.

This is a 3 mile (round trip) strenuous hike. There is a 1,000 foot elevation gain.

Bring water, sturdy shoes, a headlamp, and layers for cooler temperatures. The presentation will conclude at the peak and the ranger will walk back when the sun sets. Visitors are welcome to hike back to the parking lot with Ranger Nico or stay on the peak.

Please meet at the Sandstone Peak Trailhead at 5:30 p.m. There is very little cell reception in this area. Directions are posted below.

Sunset is at 8:11 PM

Directions
12896 Yerba Buena Road, Malibu, CA, 90265 (Circle X Ranch address. Continue north 1 mile to reach the Sandstone Peak Trailhead).

To get to Circle X Ranger Station: Pacific Coast Hwy to Yerba Buena Rd. Turn inland; go 5.4 miles to Circle X Ranch contact station.
Sandstone Peak Trailhead: 1 mile north of Circle X Ranch contact station on Yerba Buena Rd. Parking lot is on left.

RSVP at https://bit.ly/2Xw3G2f

Jul
6
Sat
Movie Magic Hike @ Franklin Canyon-Sooky Goldman Nature Center Tickets
Jul 6 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Movie Magic Hike @ Franklin Canyon-Sooky Goldman Nature Center

Join our resident film enthusiast for a guided hike to view film and television locations, and learn the Hollywood history of Franklin Canyon. Franklin Canyon has been the chosen film location for Hollywood productions since the silent film era. Come and walk in the steps of Andy Griffith, Capt Kirk, and Clark Gable.
Meets outside the Sooky Goldman Nature Center.

Adventures with a Ranger/ Aventuras con un Ranger! @ King Gillete Ranch Tickets
Jul 6 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Adventures with a Ranger/ Aventuras con un Ranger! @ King Gillete Ranch

Come and enjoy a nice hike to Inspiration Point at King Gillette Ranch! Explore what types of plants and animals are native to the park and discover the rich history of the individuals that once lived and visited the park.

This ranger led program is about mile hike and all ages are welcomed! Meet the Ranger by the water fountain at the Visitor Center.

Descubra su Parque Nacional cerca de usted, con un Ranger! Esta caminata de una milla o 1,609 metros consiste de pláticas sobre las plantas y animales nativos de las Montañas de Santa Mónica. También descubrirá la historia y las personas que vivián antes en este lugar.

Este programa es para todas las edades. Por favor traiga agua, una gorra, bloqueador para el sol y zapatos para caminar. El Ranger los esperara cerca de la fuente de agua.