Contact Number

  • (310) 457-8144

Park Accessibility Information

Park Hours

    • Sycamore Cove, Mugu Beach, and La Jolla Canyon 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.

Park Activities

Dogs allowed in campground and day-use areas. Dogs are not allowed on trails.
Env. Learning/Visitor Center
Interpretive Exhibits
Scuba Diving/Snorkeling
Beach Area
Nature & Wildlife Viewing
Family Programs
Bike Trails
Hiking Trails
Horseback Riding

Park Facilities

Sycamore Canyon Campground
Trailer: Up to 31 Feet
Camper/Motorhome: Up to 31 Feet

Thornhill Broome Campground
Truck and Trailer (combined): Up to 31 Feet
Camper/Motorhome: Up to 31 Feet
En route Campsites
Family Campsites
Group Campsites
Hike or Bike Campsites
Primitive Camping
RV Dump Station
RV Access
Restrooms / Showers
Wheelchair Accessible


Park Directions

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

Due to high tides, sea level rise and tidal surges, Thornhill Broome Beach campground is subject to frequent flooding. Please check with the park upon arrival about current tidal concerns.
Trailer Height Alert: The maximum Trailer Height at this park is 13'6"

Trailer Length Alert: The maximum combined length for vehicles and trailers at Thornhill Broome Campground is 31 feet. The total lengh of the towing vehicle + trailer + hitch/tongue may not exceed 31 feet. Visitors with vehicles AND trailers exceeding a combined total lengh of 31 feet will be denied entry. Refunds will not be issued for camping and/or parking fees. For more information, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

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
  • Large Bus- $125 per bus
  • Small Bus- $50 per bus

Popular hikes and trails:

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

Keep in mind when entering Point Mugu SP via Old Cabin Trail from the National Park Service’s Rancho Sierra Vista, that bicycles and dogs are not allowed within the Boney Mountain State Wilderness Area

Campground Information

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.

For camp host opportunity inquiries, email

Additional Visitor Services