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Point Mugu State Park

9000 W. Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90265
818-880-0363
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Ranked #13 of 29 Attractions in Malibu
Type: State Parks
Activities: Mountain biking, Camping
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Thousand Oaks, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The $12 entrance fee is more expensive than I thought considering the size of this beach. It is relatively remote so not as crowded as other popular beaches. Good place for group barbecue with enough parking spaces. You can also play volleyball or soccer on the beach, but make sure to remove all the stones in your field before playing.

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Paris, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We came to the Sycamore Pk (Pt Mugu State Pk) on 28 July intending to hike. At the entrance we were met by a laconic, bored ranger. We asked if their was a map of the trails "No", are the trails very arduous "I don't know". How long are the loops? Is ther a 1- hour loop? " I don't... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Took the La Juanita loop trail. It is gorgeous and we'll worth the $8 parking fee. Bring your camera and water bottle. I want to go back soon

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Los Angeles, California
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We stay at the Thornehill broome campsite every year. It's great, campsites are large and open. You have a full view of the ocean and all its wildlife. This trip we have seen humpback whales, dolphins, sea lions and pelicans. Great place to stay for the money. Arrive early for a good spot.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

If your driving up the PCH this is a wonderful spot to stop to stretch your legs and take some photos. That's all the time we had, but I'd love to come back to enjoy the hiking and beach.

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Los Angeles, California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
32 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

I really love this place. It provides options of hikes where you can do more if you want and stay flat if you want. Add to that the amazing views from the mountains and the ocean. Breathtaking! There's good /reasonable restroom in the area. If you like to camp there's also a place. There's daily fee to pArk 12usd for... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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156 attraction reviews
235 helpful votes 235 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

We love coming to Point Mugu for mountain biking usually at least a couple times per visit with some other Malibu friends. It's very primitive, not a ton of parking or facilities, just nature. Good views of the Naval Air Station, too. Nice dunes and rocks to see and climb on.

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Southern California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

I hiked to Mugu peak several times (Chumash trail?). Also hiking La Jolla Canyon and Ray Miller to the overlook trail. Typically you have a steep climb up until you get to a plain which is mostly just grass lands but the climb in has interesting rock formations, and interesting plant life. The recent fire however turned everything black on... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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26 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

We did a short walk with the kids even walked up the sand dune and beach time . Nice clean well marked. Needs more parking.

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Calabasas, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
13 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

If you're looking for some challenging trails for hiking or mountain biking, they're here. If you're looking for moderate trails to help you improve your skills, they're here. If you're looking for a place to bring the whole family and the bikes, it's here! This is one of the best parks for bikes and families I know of. Parking fills... More

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