Top 5 Malibu Parks

Top 5 Malibu Parks

1. Legacy Park

Learn more about the four natural coastal habitats found in our city with a visit to Legacy Park. This outdoor environmental park not only features walking trails and wildlife viewing areas, but is also home to educational resources about water quality and public health.

2. Point Mugu State Park

Point Mugu at Sunset. Photo by Nicholas Mattson

With plenty of sights to be seen from within the park, hiking and biking is also a favorite attraction behind the scenes of this five-mile oceanfront spot. In addition to camping and backpacking throughout the area, guests can ride horses or enjoy the many mountain biking trails located throughout the park.

3. Charmlee Wilderness Park

Shady picnic areas and supreme ocean views can be found across the 590 acres that comprise the Charmlee Wilderness Park. Located on Encinal Canyon Road, the park includes eight miles of hiking trails and an incredible amphitheater with a wide variety of public programs available.

4. Malibu Bluffs Park

Malibu Bluffs Park. Photo by Emily Scher

This six-acre community park is located near Pepperdine University on the oceanside of Pacific Coast Highway. Two baseball diamonds and a multi-use field provide the perfect space for children and adults to engage in athletic events and city-sponsored classes.

5. Trancas Canyon Park

Located on the western end of town, Trancas Canyon Park is open daily from sunup to sundown. A dog park, children’s play area and picnic tables provide a family-friendly atmosphere among the lush landscaping.