Leo Carrillo State Park offers over a mile of beach with all the typical shore activities, shaded campgrounds, and some back country hiking. The park is located 28 miles northwest of Santa Monica on the Pacific Coast Highway (Highway 1.) Phone 310-457-8143 or 818-880-0363 for more information.
Seven campsites are accessible. Visitors will find that other sites are generally level, have adequate space and may be usable. Many sites have accessible picnic tables and fire grills. Two campground restroom and shower buildings are accessible with adjacent parking. Distances from campsites to restrooms vary but routes are generally accessible.
Camp Store. Entry is accessible. Interior aisle width varies, but staff assistance is available. One designated accessible parking site is adjacent to the store.
Group camping includes an accessible combination restroom with shower and one accessible tent pad.
North Beach. Accessible picnic sites include accessible parking and restrooms. All routes and stairs from bluff and Highway 1 to beach have been modified for accessibility. Accessible pay phone is available.
The Camp 13 Trail: The Camp 13 Trail is an approximately ¾ mile gravel and compacted soil surfaced trail which parallels the Canyon Campground. The trailheads are located near the campground entrance station and near campsite 44. Accessible restrooms are located in the campground.
The Nicholas Pond Trail: This accessible trail begins at the end of Decker School Road and is just over 1/2 mile long. The trail provides views along San Nicholas Creek and Nicholas Pond.
Beach wheelchairs are available to check out at beach entry kiosks.
North Beach provides accessible parking and paved path under freeway. Beach wheelchairs are available to get onto the beach. Accessible restroom and a no-flush restroom are available.
South Beach. Accessible parking and paths and a beach wheelchair provide beach access.
Definitions & Terms
Meets all or most of the current accessibility standards; most visitors with disabilities will not need assistance.
Meets many current codes and has few barriers, but some visitors with disabilities may need assistance.
Meets some current codes but has some barriers; many visitors with disabilities may require assistance.
Describes facilities that have been set aside and usually signed or “designated” accessible because they met accessibility codes when built. Such facilities may vary from newer suggested guidelines in specified ways, and improvements may be planned or ongoing. Minor variations from guidelines are not usually described. This term is often used for parking spaces that are reserved for visitors with disabilities even though there may be minor issues with slope, signage, or size.