Rocky Oaks Park

Santa Monica, California 90402

Rocky Oaks Park

Rocky Oaks Park Professional Guide

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"Rocky Oaks Park is a small but diverse park in the Santa Monica Mountains with easy trails suitable for beginner and young hikers. Trails here are very picturesque but they won’t take you long to do, so do this as part of a larger day trip in the mountains."

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Afoot & Afield Los Angeles County (Wilderness Press)
Jerry Schad
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"Diminutive Rocky Oaks Park is typical of the many small properties that have been purchased or earmarked for future acquisition by the National Park Service in the continuing effort to flesh out the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. The property, a former cattle ranch, was purchased in 1980."
Los Angeles County: A Day Hiker's Guide (The Trailmaster)
John McKinney
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"Until the late 1970s, Rocky Oaks Park was a working cattle ranch. The grassland (pasture) and pond (for cattle) are remnants of that era. Rocky Oaks, acquired by the National Park Service in 1981, is one of those little places perfect for a picnic or a little leg-stretcher of a hike."

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Trail Information

Santa Monica
Nearby City
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
1.4
Distance
135 feet
Elevation Gain
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Easy
Skill Level
2-3 hours
Duration
Year-round
Season
Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area
Local Contacts
USGS Point Dume
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