Point Mugu State Park

This park unit is partially open. Please take the time to read the information contained on this webpage to find out what is open and closed, and what COVID-19 guidelines are in place. - (July 9, 2021)

What is open now?

  • Campgrounds: Thornhill Broome and Sycamore Canyon Campgrounds. To make a reservation, visit www.ReserveCalifornia.com or call 800-444-7275. For more information about camping visit www.parks.ca.gov/COVID19Camping. We do not allow early registration prior to 2 p.m.
  • La Jolla Group Camp.
  • Day use, trails, beaches and parking lots.
  • Sycamore Canyon Nature Center is open Saturdays noon-3pm.

Phone Number

(805) 488-1827

Max. Trailer Lengths

Trailer: Up to 31 Feet
Camper/Motorhome: Up to 31 Feet

Park Hours

  • Sycamore Cove & Mugu Beach parking lots open at 8am and close at sunset.
  • Sycamore Canyon & Thornhill Broome campground gates open at 8am and close at 10pm. No entry after 10pm.

Dogs Allowed?

Yes
Dogs allowed in campground and day-use areas. Dogs are not allowed on trails.

Driving Directions to Point Mugu SP

The beach is 15 miles south of Oxnard on Highway One.
Address:
9000 W. Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90265

Camping and Lodging

Visitors will be able to reserve campsites and lodging six months in advance from the current date. Bookings may extend from the arrival date to the desired departure date – based on availability and the park’s maximum stay rules. La Jolla Group Camp Reservations check in and collect vehicle tags from Thornhill Broome Campground.

Upcoming Park Events

No events scheduled at this moment.

BOATING
Boating
OVERNIGHT FACILITIES
En route Campsites
Family Campsites
Group Campsites
Hike or Bike Campsites
Primitive Camping
RV Dump Station
RV Access
TRAIL USE
Bike Trails
Hiking Trails
Horseback Riding
DAY-USE ACTIVITIES & FACILITIES
Env. Learning/Visitor Center
Fishing
Interpretive Exhibits
Scuba Diving/Snorkeling
Beach Area
Swimming
Nature & Wildlife Viewing
Windsurfing/Surfing
Family Programs
Geocaching
OTHER FACILITIES & VISITOR INFORMATION
Parking
Restrooms / Showers
Restrooms
Wheelchair Accessible

Trailer Height Alert: The maximum Trailer Height at this park is 13'6"

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 hiking trails. The beach also features swimming, body surfing and surf fishing. The park includes the jagged pinnacles of the Boney Mountains State Wilderness Area.

Driving Directions
The beach is 15 miles south of Oxnard on Highway One.

Parking fees:

  • All day – $12.00 per car, per day
  • 3 hrs – $9.00 per car
  • 2 hrs – $6.00 per car
  • 1 hr – $3.00 per car

Popular hikes and trails: 

  • Grotto Trail (easy)
  • Mugu Peak Trail (moderate)
  • Scenic and Overlook Trails Loop (easy)

Firewood Policy:  Burning firewood, Duraflame, and charcoal briquettes in the fire rings is allowed when fire level permits (determined on a day by day basis).  Check the sign near the entrance to the park for the day's fire levels.

Showers: The park's showers are token-operated. The token machines accept ONLY dollar bills. Change for larger bills is not available at this time.

Additional Visitor Services