Located 35 miles from downtown Los Angeles, Malibu Creek State Park used to be a ranch owned by Fox movie studios where TV shows and movies like M*A*S*H, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, and King Kong were filmed.
Here are some views of the creek's beautiful grassland valley:
A view of the M*A*S*H filming site:
There is a visitor's center located 1 mile from the parking lot that has information and maps about the park's campsites, rock climbing areas, and hiking/biking/equestrian trails. We did an easy 6 mile out-and-back hike to the M*A*S*H site with a short detour to Century Lake.
Here is a map with the entrance to the park labeled:
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