Pumas at Zuma! Zuma Canyon Trailhead at Zuma/Trancas Canyons

Hike with Ranger Mithra and learn about the protection and survival of the park’s last large mammal carnivores. Hear what wildlife biologists are discovering from a 17-year study and explore the puma’s unique challenges in the nation’s largest urban park.

The moderately strenuous hike will be about 3 miles round trip on the Ocean/Canyon View Loop at Zuma Canyon with an elevation gain of around 600 feet. Hike will vary between steep elevation gains and some rocky terrain at a few locations. Bring sun protection, water and sturdy shoes. Meet in parking lot at north end of Bonsall Drive in Malibu. The hike and parking are free.

Be advised: There are no restrooms or water stations at the trail-head.