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Sycamore Cove Beach - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Sycamore Cove Beach, 9000 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265, USA

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About Sycamore Cove Beach

This is a small, cute beach along the Pacific Coast Highway. It is a day-use area in Point Mugu State Park in southern Ventura County. The beach in Sycamore Cove is excellent, but the biggest draw to this spot is probably the adjacent campground with an extensive hiking trail network.

Attractions Near Sycamore Cove Beach

Backbone Trail
Backbone Trail2.74km from Sycamore Cove Beach

The Backbone Trail is a long-distance trail extending 67.79 miles across the length of the Santa Monica Mountains in the U.S. state of California. Its western terminus is Point Mugu State Park, and its eastern terminus is Will Rogers State Historic Park in Pacific Palisades. The trail is open to hikers throughout its length. Dogs, mountain bicyclists and horseback riders are only allowed on portions of the trail as posted.

Point Mugu State Park
Point Mugu State Park4.45km from Sycamore Cove Beach

A beautiful state park located in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. It consists of distinct landside and beachside areas with different ecosystems and their own parking lots, separated by the Pacific Coast Highway. It comprises of oceanfront beaches, palisades, chaparral-covered mountains, two major canyons with seasonal rivers, grassy valleys highlighted with oaks, sycamores, and the occasional native walnuts trees.

County Line Beach, Malibu
County Line Beach, Malibu5.23km from Sycamore Cove Beach

County Line Beach is beach park located in Solromar, an unincorporated community of Ventura County. This stretch of sandy beach is easily accessible from the adjacent Pacific Coast Highway. This popular surf spot is administered as part of Leo Carrillo State Park. The beach lies within the south coast portion of the Ventura County amidst a mostly rugged coastline that is some of the most striking and diverse coastal terrain in the County.

Big Sycamore Canyon
Big Sycamore Canyon5.38km from Sycamore Cove Beach

Sycamore Canyon is situated in the northernmost region of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area below the 3,000 feet peaks of the Boney Mountain State Wilderness Area. The canyon in the park is one of the riparian woodlands along the California coast. It contains a number of California sycamore trees. Big Sycamore Canyon Trail is a popular trail. The sycamore-lined canyon is close to numerous trailheads, including the Backbone Trail.

Leo Carrillo State Beach
Leo Carrillo State Beach7.16km from Sycamore Cove Beach

Leo Carrillo State Beach is one of Los Angeles' most scenic beaches, with miles of sand, sea caves, and interesting rock formations.The 2,513-acre park was established in 1953. It is named for actor and conservationist Leo Carrillo, who served on the State Parks commission.

Leo Carrillo State Park
Leo Carrillo State Park7.81km from Sycamore Cove Beach

Leo Carrillo State Park is a state park in Los Angeles County. It has 1.5 miles of beach for swimming, surfing, windsurfing, surf fishing and beachcombing. The beach also has tidepools, coastal caves and reefs for exploring. Giant sycamores shade the main campgrounds. The park also features back-country hiking. The 2,513-acre park was established in 1953.

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Historically inhabited by the Chumash people, with their presence dating back 10,000-12,000 years. Known for their rock paintings and for their great basketry, the Chumash were hunter-gatherers, fishermen, and also traders with the Mojave, Yokuts, and Tongva Indians.