Charmlee Wilderness Park

Charmlee Wilderness Park is located over 532 acres within the best of the Santa Monica Mountains Coastal Slope Environment. The park includes picnic areas and over eight miles of hiking trails, native plant displays, and a nature center. 

Effective August 1, 2014, the Mountains Restoration and Conservation Authority (MRCA) assumed full responsibility for the daily operations, maintenance, and supervision of Charmlee Wilderness Park. Nature Center Hours may be changed to match their operational needs. 

MRCA Contact Information

For other information, contact MRCA at 323-221-9944 or visit the MRCA website at

Additional Resources

  • CSULB Mapping Project - Students from California State University, Long Beach, under a grant from the National Science Foundation, mapped both the geological and biological resources that exist at Charmlee Park