Calabasas is often referred to as the home of the Kardashians. But the Los Angeles County city is more than just a place for Hollywood’s elite.
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You can spend the day hiking, biking and picnicking in Malibu Creek State Park, Calabasas Creek Park. Some attractions may be temporarily closed. Hours and availability may have changed.
Malibu Creek State Park, Calabasas, CA
Malibu Creek State Park, covering 8,215 acres, was created in 1974 to preserve the Malibu Creek Canyon in Santa Monica Mountains. You can visit Kaslow Preserve and Liberty Canyon as well as Udell Gorge. You can learn about the history of the land and see the remains of the Chumash homesteads that still exist today. Visitors are welcome to enjoy the park’s many activities, including hiking, fishing, horseback riding and rock climbing, as well as bird watching.
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Leonis Adobe museum, Calabasas (California)
Leonis Adobe is the oldest structure still standing in the San Fernando Valley. It was built as a private residence for Miguel Leonis, a wealthy rancher. Since then, it has been added to the National Register of Historic Places. It is now a living museum that transports people back in time to California ranch life. The museum is open to the whole family. It shows what life was like back in the 1800s, including a tour of the blacksmith shop and barn. Younger visitors enjoy the chance to pet and feed many ranch animals.
King Gillette Ranch, Calabasas, California
The King Gillette Ranch was once the property of King C. Gillette the razor baron. It is now part of California’s Malibu Creek State Park. The ranch and its vast public spaces are open to the public. Wallace Neff, an architect, designed the ranch in 1920s. You’ll also find a well-preserved Chumash settlement. Visitors can discover a lot about the area’s rich historical, cultural, and archeological resources during their visit. King Gillette Ranch also offers many other activities, such as hiking, biking, picnicking, and photography.
Saddle Peak Lodge in Calabasas (California).
Saddle Peak Lodge’s rich and colorful past dates back more than 100 years. Some people remember it as a roadhouse, or as a pony express top. Others know Saddle Peak Lodge as a hunting lodge. Their delicious cuisine is known for being some of the best in the region. They also have a wide variety of menu options that will please everyone. You can enjoy mouthwatering brunch options like the Alaskan benedict and the crab cake benedict. Some of their most unique offerings include the New Zealand elk and the charred Shishito peppers, along with English pea bacon jam.
Agoura Hills/ Calabasas Community Center
The Agoura Hills/ Calabasas Community Center, located in the Santa Monica Mountains’ foothills, offers a variety of educational, recreational, social, and other activities for all ages. There are many classes available, from basic fencing and tango to learning to rock climb and mah jongg. The center offers a summer camp and sports camp for children. The community center hosts many events throughout the year that bring people together. For example, the Halloween Spooktacular or the West Coast Swing Dance Party are two of the most anticipated events.
Malibu Hindu Temple
The Malibu Hindu Temple is owned and operated by the Hindu Temple Society of Southern California. It has been located in Calabasas, California since 1981. It is dedicated to Venkateswara, the Hindu God. The temple attracts people from all over the US because it is one the largest Hindu temples west of the Mississippi. The temple’s magnificent architecture and intricate carvings are a delight to behold. The temple has many public spaces, including designated meditation areas and peaceful manicured greens that can be used for picnics. You are invited to many celebrations, ceremonies and gatherings at this temple, as well as cultural programs.
Pedalers Fork Calabasas California
Pedalers Fork offers a great lifestyle restaurant that combines delicious food, cycling and refreshing coffee with craft beer. All meals are prepared using high-quality meats, poultry and fish as well as produce. Their most popular items include the beef brisket and grass-fed hamburger, truffle fries and their Devils on Horseback appetizer, which is a combination of dates and bleu cheese wrapped in bacon. You can also stop by the attached boutique cycling shop to pick up any accessories you might need for a great ride.
Calabasas Creek Park, Calabasas, California
Calabasas Creek Park, which is owned and maintained by Leonis Adobe Museum, can be found in downtown Calabasas. Visitors of all ages can enjoy the many aspects of the park. There are many live exhibits in the 1880s period park, including original antique park furniture and garden furniture, a replica Calabasas Jail and replicas of various architectural elements. You can also explore the park’s north end to discover a replica of a Chumash village, where you can learn more about the lives of the native people.