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Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

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Big Wild

Big Wild/Topanga

Cheeseboro/Palo Comado

Cheeseboro/Upper Las Virgene


Franklin Canyon

Happy Camp

Joughlin Ranch

King Gillette Ranch

La Tuna Canyon

Las Virgenes View Trail

Malibu Creek State Park


New Millennium Trail

Paramount Ranch

Rocky Oaks

Rocky Peak


Secret Trail/Calabasas Peak

Solstice Canyon

Sycamore Cove

Topanga/Big Wild

Topanga State Park

Towsley Canyon

Upper Las Virgenes Open Space

Whitney Canyon

Will Rogers State Park

Zuma/Trancas Canyons

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Zuma/Trancas Canyons
Managed By: NPS

Zuma Ridge Motorway is primary North to South fire road in this area. It begins on Encinal Canyon road, bearing south to the Busch Road trailhead. The central peak, Buzzard's Roost marks the high point. Buzzard's Roost provides a panoramic view both to the interior valleys and southward to the ocean.

Park Status:  Open

Hours of Operation:  Sunrise to Sunset


Busch Trailhead

Encinal Canyon Trailhead

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