Malibu Creek State Park is 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles. The park once hosted the Chumash Native Americans for centuries. It is known more as the park in M*A*S*H and Planet of the Apes.
Camping at Malibu Creek State Park
Campsite assignments are made upon arrival unless a reservation for a specific site was made ahead of time. Malibu Creek State Park has family sites that can accommodate 8 people and group sites that welcome 9 to 100 people. Environmental camping is available for the true outdoorsmen.
Amenities at Malibu Creek State Park
Malibu Creek State Park has a dump station, a group picnic area, laundry facilities, a standard picnic area, restrooms, showers, and a visitor’s center with a telephone. The campsites have fire rings for burning charcoal, depending on the fire risk. The showers are now token operated instead of coin operated. The tokens must be bought with dollar bills only. Charcoal and gas camp stoves are permitted, but not provided.
Things To Do at Malibu Creek State Park
The cap offers Junior Rangers and campfire programs. Malibu Creek plays host to School Field Trips as well as Summer Camps and other groups.
Malibu Creek State Park
1925 Las Virgenes Road
Calabasas, CA 91302
1 800 444 7275
TDD: 1 800 274 7275
Special Events & Weddings
818 880 0372
Malibu Creek State Park Hours
Malibu Creek State Park is open from dawn until dusk. The park’s main entrance gate closes at 9 PM each night from October 1 to May 31. The gate closes at 10 PM from June 1 and September 20. The park has a one way exit that is open 24 hours a day and allows campers to leave the park, but it is equipped with spring-loaded tiger teeth so if visitors leave when the gate is closed, they can’t get back in until it reopens.
Please contact the park for detailed information about fees for day use, camping, and paring.