Malibu Lagoon State Beach/Adamson House, where Malibu Creek meets the sea, includes pleasant hiking areas with ample bird watching opportunities and tours of the Adamson House and various natural areas by arrangement. The park is at 23200 Pacific Coast Highway, and the parking area and wetlands entry are near Cross Creek Road. A dirt road leads to the Adamson House, but only a DMV DP placard on vehicle permits parking on grounds adjacent to Adamson House. General information at 818 880-0350. Adamson House Tours at 310-456-8432.
Malibu Lagoon Loop Trail is a popular 0.10-mile trail crossing the lagoon by way of wooden bridges to the beach. For loop return, follow the fire road. Trail and fire road conditions are most passable in dry season. A second mostly level and generally accessible trail branches off to an area to observe birds. The trailhead, usable portable restroom and generally accessible parking are near park entry station.
Adamson House. Museum access by way of the courtyard may require assistance on unpaved paths. House tour permits first floor access with on-request video available for view of upper level. Good views of beach, pier, ocean and outstanding flower gardens. Restroom: Assistance may be required on fairly steeply sloped ramps to restrooms. Door openings are a bit narrow, but restroom facilities are generally accessible.