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Solstice Canyon - Things to Know Before Visiting

3455 Solstice Canyon Rd, Malibu, CA 90265, USA

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About Solstice Canyon

Solstice Canyon is a picturesque, shaded, classic Santa Monica Mountains canyon hike on a popular, well-maintained trail with opportunities for less-traveled spurs.Before becoming a park, the land was known as Roberts Ranch and, from 1961 to 1973, hosted a space research facility.


Attractions Near Solstice Canyon

Malibu Creek
Malibu Creek5.86km from Solstice Canyon

Malibu Creek is a year-round stream in western Los Angeles County, California. This watershed drains 109 square miles and its tributary creeks reach as high as 3,000 feet into Ventura County, California. The area around Malibu Creek was for centuries a major area of Native American life, and the boundary between the Chumash tribes, who lived to the northwest, and the Gabrieliño, to the south and east, was located here.

Point Dume
Point Dume6.32km from Solstice Canyon

Point Dume is a promontory on the coast of Malibu, California that juts out into the Pacific Ocean. It features headlands, cliffs, rocky coves and vast beach access. Point Dume is a perfect place to watch for California gray whales during the December to mid April migration period. It is home to a handful of very moderate single pitch rock climbing routes that are usually climbed on top rope from established fixed anchors.

Malibu Creek State Park
Malibu Creek State Park6.91km from Solstice Canyon

Malibu Creek State Park is a state park of California, United States, preserving the Malibu Creek canyon in the Santa Monica Mountains. it features dramatic geology, epic mountains, and deep gorges formed by earthquakes and erosion that have impacted the landscape for millions of years and are still underway today. It is one of the iconic attraction in this area, which is very much close to nature.

Malibu Lagoon State Beach
Malibu Lagoon State Beach6.91km from Solstice Canyon

A beautiful protected beach in California and is a part of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreational Area. The Malibu Lagoon is an estuary at the mouth of the Malibu Creek at the Pacific Ocean and is a stop for many migratory birds on the Pacific Flyway. It has three primary surfing areas where both amateurs and professionals come to surf. The shoreline is usually triple-cornered due to the buildup of silt, sand, and cobble at the mouth of the creek.

Zuma Beach
Zuma Beach7.26km from Solstice Canyon

Zuma Beach is a Los Angeles county park facility in Malibu. It's a long wide beach with enough parking spaces for the Superbowl. it is known for its long, wide sands and excellent surf. It consistently ranks among the healthiest beaches for clean water conditions. It hosts several premier surfing events each year.

Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

Largest urban national park in the United States and the world. It preserves one of the best examples of a Mediterranean climate ecosystem in the world. It also protects one of the highest densities of archaeological resources in any mountain range in the world.

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