Socal - Los Angeles County - Malibu NickNames: #CharmleePark
From Los Angeles, take a drive up beautiful Pacific Coast Highway into Malibu, and a couple miles north of Zuma beach take a right on Encinal Canyon road. Proceed 4 miles and look for the park sign on your left, then find parking on your right at the park entrance. Thomas Guide page: 626
Once at the park entrance, you pay $3.00 in the box, and head into the visitor's center for a free map. This place is small, there's only a handful of trails totalling somewhere near 10 miles of total riding. But what this place lacks in size, it makes up for in landscape. You start out in the lot and make your way west through some oak groves until it opens up into a huge meadow that overlooks the ocean. Explore all trail options as it would be very hard to get lost, and the trails near on the west side offer insane views of the beach, kelp beds, point dume, etc.
So, if you're looking for a very quiet place, with little climbing, and great ocean views, Charmlee is worth a look. All trails are open to bikes.
Good luck to you.
Dusty Bottoms a Cross-Country Rider