70 miles of hiking trails run through Point Mugu State Park, making it an excellent destination for walkers and nature lovers. Featuring spectacular ocean views set against the majestic mountains of Santa Monica, Point Mugu State Park truly provides the best of both worlds for hikers. Explore the very best of this unique part of California, with one of the excellent Point Mugu State Park cabins as your base.
Running along the mountains and with superb views of the ocean, the Mugu Peak Trail covers 2.7 miles and is of moderate difficulty. Birding and wildflower spotting are popular activities along this route.
Take an excursion into the forest on this 5.1-mi. trail rated as moderate for difficulty. Accessible all year round, this trail provides mountain bikers with plenty of fun challenges.
As the name suggests, this easy 2.7-mi. trail provides excellent views and is suitable for all ages and experience levels. The reward comes at the end, as the trail brings you to an unspoiled beach where you can lie back and relax.
Whether you spend your days in the ocean or on dry land, you'll find a wealth of exciting activities to keep you entertained. With a variety of educational programs, wildlife watching spots, water sports, and horseback riding excursions all available, there really is something for the whole family. Many hotels surrounding Point Mugu State Park cater well to families, and provide easy access to the park - so you can experience California's wild side with ease.
Encounter the strange and wonderful life beneath the surface, as you join a scuba diving or snorkeling excursion. Kids will especially love spotting the multicolored fish that call the Pacific Ocean their home. Organised tours and instruction are available.
California is famous for its waves, so unsurprisingly windsurfers and surfer flock to Point Mugu State Park in both winter and summer. Grab a board, get some expert instruction, and hit the sweet waves.
The visitor center at Point Mugu State Park is the ideal place to learn about the natural history of the area. Regular educational events are held alongside interactive exhibits and fun family activities.