Leo Carrillo State Park, Malibu, CA
Leo Carrillo State Park
Leo Carrillo State Park is a state park of California, and a component of Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area preserving 1.5 miles of beach at the foot of the Santa Monica Mountains. California State Route 1 runs through the park, where it intersects with the western terminus of the Mulholland Highway. The 2,513-acre park was established in 1953. It is named for actor and conservationist Leo Carrillo, who served on the State Parks commission.
Leo Carrillo State Park offers swimming, surfing, windsurfing, surf fishing, and beachcombing. Beach goers can explore tide pools, sea caves, and reefs. Away from shore there is a shady campground and backcountry hiking trails.