Topanga State Beach


<- Return to Malibu Beaches Topanga State Beach | Quick Info Topanga State Beach is located towards the southern end of Malibu off Pacific Coast Highway at the base of Topanga Canyon. The beach tends to be a bit more secluded because it has a small drop off from the highway, and a short walk […]

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La Jolla Group Camp


<- Return to Malibu Campgrounds La Jolla Group Camp | Quick Info The La Jolla Group campground is located within Point Mugu State Park and boasts an abundance of hiking trails that span over 70 miles.  If that’s not enough, you can connect up with the Ray Miller Trail to Sycamore Canyon for even more […]

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Sara Wan


Sara Wan | Quick Info The Sara Wan Trailhead leads to Corral Canyon Loop Trail and also provides easy access to regionally significant 1000-acre Corral Canyon Park in Malibu on Pacific Coast Highway between Malibu Canyon and Kanan Dume Roads. The Sara Wan Trailhead does not have any set biking paths, however bikers are always […]

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Malibu Lagoon State Beach | Surfrider


<- Return to Malibu Beaches Malibu Lagoon State Beach | Quick Info The Malibu Lagoon is where Malibu Creek meets the Pacific Ocean. Malibu’s Surfrider Beach has a long stranded as a premier surfing beach. So much so that no boogie boarding or body surfing is allowed on the beach. This a surfers’ beach to […]

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Topanga State Park


Topanga | Quick Info – Ocean Floor: sand and rock bottom – Wave Type: right hand point break – Best Tide: medium – Best Swell Direction: SSW, SW, WSW, W – Parking: free on PCH

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Malibu Urgent Care


Malibu Urgent Care | Quick Info Address: 23656 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90265 Phone #: (310) 456-7551 Hours: Sun – Sat: 9a – 7p/Summer: Sun – Sat: 9a – 8p Website

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Solstice Canyon


SOLSTICE CANYON Located in Malibu, this site has one of the only year-round waterfalls in the mountains. Full of history dating back to the early 20th century, visitors can take an easy hike for a couple of miles, or a strenuous hike over six miles. Mountain Biking is a popular activity at Solstice Canyon and […]

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Dan Blocker State Beach


<- Return to Malibu Beaches Dan Blocker State Beach | Quick Info Dan Blocker State Beach is made up of two different parts. The first is a viewing area and a parking lot conveniently located off of Pacific Coast Highway. This area is strictly for viewing and there is no beach access available. The area […]

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Malibu Beach RV Park


<- Return to Malibu Campgrounds Malibu RV Park | Quick Info Malibu RV Park is the perfect stop, or destination, on a road trip up the California coast. The prime PCH location is perched on a bluff across the street from the beach and boasts some of the best coastal views Malibu has to offer. […]

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Malibu City Hotline


Malibu City Hotline | Quick Info For Updates on Traffic & Emergency Conditions Phone #: (310) 456-9982 Email/Text Message: Including City news, calendar events, emergency preparedness, and other topics, View City of Malibu Subscription Lists Social Media: City’s Facebook & Twitter   

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Point Mugu State Park Biking


SYCAMORE CANYON TRAILHEAD Point Mugu State Park, located in the Santa Monica Mountains, features five miles of ocean shoreline, with rocky bluffs, sandy beaches, sand dunes rugged hills and uplands, two major river canyons and wide grassy valleys dotted with sycamores oaks and a few native walnuts. There are more than 70 miles of trails. […]

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Westward Beach


<- Return to Malibu Beaches Westward Beach | Quick Info Westward Beach is located in Point Dume along the northern end of Malibu off Pacific Coast Highway. Westward is divided from Zuma Beach by a pipeline that creates an area of the beach and has a shorter sand shelf. Westward is known for its powerful […]

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Nicholas Canyon Beach


Nicholas Canyon Beach | Quick Info – Ocean Floor: sand and rock bottom – Wave Type: left hand point break; beach break to the north – Best Tide: mid to low tide – Best Swell Direction: S, W – Parking: free on PCH or paid parking closer to the beach

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Winding Way Trail


<- Return to Malibu Hikes Winding Way Trail | Quick Info Distance: 4 miles Hiking Time: 2 hours Difficulty: Low Crowd: High Parking: Free parking lot and on PCH Tip: Hike during the week to avoid the crowd The AllThingsMalibu Opinion The Winding Way Hike is a very popular hike located at Winding Way and […]

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Zuma Beach


<- Return to Malibu Beaches Zuma Beach | Quick Info Zuma Beach is one of the most popular beaches in all of Los Angles County. Zuma is located just of Pacific Coast Highway on the northern end of Malibu at 30000 PCH. Zuma is known for its incredibly long and wide beach area, consistently good […]

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Zuma Beach


Zuma Beach | Quick Info – Ocean Floor: sand bottom – Wave Type: beach break – Best Tide: medium – Best Swell Direction: S, SW, W (takes most directions) – Parking: free on PCH or $8-12 in gated beach zone

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El Matador State Beach


<- Return to Malibu Beaches El Matador State Beach | Quick Info El Matador State Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in all of Malibu located a couple miles south of Leo Carrillo State Beach. There is a small parking lot designated for El Matador and the spots fill up quickly, especially on […]

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Leo Carrillo State Park


<- Return to Malibu Campgrounds Leo Carrillo State Park | Quick Info Leo Carrillo State Park, though located 10 minutes outside of Malibu, is still included on our page because of its proximity and inclusion on the all-day access list for campsite reservations in the area. The campgrounds include beach access through the bridge under […]

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County Line


County Line | Quick Info – Ocean Floor: sand and rock bottom – Wave Type: beach break in the middle; right hand point break to the north – Best Tide: medium – Best Swell Direction: W, SW, S, SSE (takes most directions) – Parking: free on both sides of PCH

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Pepperdine University


<-Return to Malibu Schools Pepperdine | Quick Info Category: College Phone #: (310) 506-4000 Website Pepperdine University holds itself to the three words purpose, service and leadership. Pepperdine is a Christian university that is committed to the highest standards of academic excellence and Christian values. It is at Pepperdine where students are strengthened for lives of purpose, service […]

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Leo Carrillo State Beach

Leo Carrillo | Beach | All Things Malibu

<- Return to Malibu Beaches Leo Carrillo State Beach | Quick Info Leo Carrillo State Beach is one of the more popular beaches in Malibu. Actually it is two separate beaches – the south beach and the north beach. If you are driving north on Pacific Coast Highway, you can see the south beach on […]

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County Line State Beach

County Line Beach | All Things Malibu

<-Return to Malibu Beaches County Line | Quick Info Parking: Free parking lot and on PCH Crowd: High when there is swell Dogs: Aloud but on leash Tip: Visit during the week to avoid the crowd Lifeguards: Year round Lifeguard patrol and tower open in Summer Fishing County Line is the last major beach in […]

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Origins of Pacific Coast Highway | Photo Gallery

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Pacific Coast Highway was a statewide venture extending from San Diego to Santa Barbara, with the first bond for funding in 1910. The section form Los Angeles County, just north of Topanga Canyon, to Ventura County started in 1922. By 19223, the highway work was beginning south of Sycamore Cove. The workers found extreme work […]

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