Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, Thousand Oaks

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Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area is located in Thousand Oaks. By using our Thousand Oaks trip itinerary builder website, you can arrange your visit to Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area and other attractions in Thousand Oaks.
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  • Imagine, deer, trees, meadows just off highway 101. I especially enjoy the Cheseboro canyon area. Walk, contemplate, visualize the oak forest, watch for deer and critters. Wonderful place.  more »
  • Beautiful Views and wonderful Subjects to paint any time of year I often drive out into the canyons to relax and feel the peace  more »
  • I can breathe in and out easier here, in Santa Monica. My skin can feel the moisture from the Ocean. My hair untangles on it's own. The sunsets are peaceful to watch. And, l look forward to another day.
  • Such beautiful views. Wish we could have hiked multiple days here, but we'll be back. So much to see in the area that it's difficult to decide what to do each day. The beach is amazing, as is the pier, and all of the surrounding restaurants. We've traveled here every year since 2013 and will continue to come back. Always something new to see and do!

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