Thursday May 30
National Park Service News
NATIONAL TRAILS DAY, JUNE 1 NPS and its partners invite the public to roll up their sleeves and participate in National Trails Day on Saturday, June 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Volunteers will be repairing a portion of the Backbone Trail east of Encinal Canyon Road.
Best Hikes in Los Angeles: Malibu Grotto
Malibu, CA- Descend into lush and scenic canyon replete with flowing streams, wildflowers, a serene backdrop and you will find yourself at The Grotto Trail.
Santa Monica Mountains National Recre...
Santa Monica Mountains Fund to Host Mountain Lion Fundraiser May 19
Rancho Sierra Vista/Satwiwa re-opens 5/14/13, with restrictions . Sandstone Peak & Mishe Mokwa trails will also open, as will Backbone Trail east of Point Mugu State Park boundary.
Some Trails to Open in Santa Monica Mountains
Trails on the western side of the Santa Monica Mountains will reopen Tuesday now that the 24,000-acre Springs Fire is no longer a threat.
LA Daily News
Springs Fire threatens rare bird area in Santa Monica Mountains
While the Springs Fire caused minimal damage to man-made structures, it decimated the habitat of two rare bird species and other animals and its timing is likely to lengthen the recovery of the 28,000 scorched acres in the Santa Monica Mountains.