MALIBU CREEK STATE PARK is where they filmed M*A*S*H*, "Planet of the Apes" and a gazillion other movies...
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STOP 1) MALIBU CREEK STATE PARK ( FEE AREA - it was $12 last time I was there, or get there 10 minutes earlier to park on the corner of Mulholland and Las virgenes and walk in )
( 40 minute drive from Santa Monica )
We'll be hiking 4 1/2 miles ROUND-TRIP to the M*A*S*H* filming site and will also visit the ROCK POOL where there are MANY cool rock formations. Slight elevation gain.
STOP 2) PARAMOUNT RANCH
We'll caravan to Paramount Ranch and take a short 3/4 mile hike around the set where they filmed "Little House On The Prairie", "Dr Quinn Medicine Woman", and "Northern Exposure" and of course... "about a gillion other movies"
STOP 3) M-Cafe / Calimigos Ranch... with a POND, Paddle boats, an incredibly friendly cow, petting zoo, an outside pool table and generalized fun and frivolity
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FROM Santa Monica travel NORTH on PCH approx 12 miles. Make a RIGHT on Malibu Canyon Road. (just before Pepperdine University) Approx 6 miles up the road, make a LEFT turn into Malibu Creek State Park. Fee is approx $12. We're at the back of the SECOND parking lot on the left, approx 4/10 mile from the entrance
we'll be caravaning to the other locations after the hike