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Malibu Lagoon State Beach

23200 Pacific Coast Highway

Malibu, CA 90265

California Department of Parks and Recreation

Start Date: 10/6/2004

End Date: 12/31/17 (Estimated Completion)

Awarded Amount: $4,923,600

Stage: In progress.

There’s something for everyone at Malibu Lagoon State Beach: scenic trails, historic museums, salt water fishing at the pier and wildlife viewing. For water enthusiasts you’ll find some of the best waves at the world famous Surfrider Beach. Come low tide to explore tide pools or anytime for swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving and boating.

A leisure two-mile loop trail will take you around the lagoon, through tide pools and on to Malibu Pier. At the pier you’ll find beach equipment rentals, harbor tours, restaurants and a surf museum. Grab a bite at the pier or picnic on the beach. On the way back visit the Malibu Lagoon Museum or check out guided tours of the historic Adamson House.

Grant funding was provided for the pier and the newly restored lagoon. In addition, the City of Malibu completed a Stormwater project in 2011 to protect Santa Monica Bay from hazardous material spills and pollution.

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Horsethief Canyon Park

301 Horsethief Canyon Rd.

San Dimas, CA 91773

City of San Dimas

Start Date: 11/3/1992

End Date: 11/8/2012

Awarded Amount: $1,690,000

Stage: Completed!

Horsethief Canyon Park is a 50 acre park which includes a small and large dog park, play equipment, shade shelter, restrooms, picnic tables, benches, soccer fields, hiking trails and protected wilderness horse trails.

Grant funding was used for the development of Horsethief Canyon Park. Development included construction of soccer fields, a picnic area, a tot lot, volleyball & horseshoe courts, as well as wildlife corridor enhancement and construction of a nature trail, restroom, and other infrastructure improvements.

Grant funding was also used for the construction of additional multi-use trails in Horsethief Canyon Park which helped improve circulation and accessibility in the Park.

Finally, funding was used for the widening and clearing of the Poison Oak Trail and construction of a hilltop picnic area which included installation of picnic tables, benches, hitching posts and the planting of trees.

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Vasquez Rocks Park Interpretive Center

This project was completed in several phases and included the following:
Acquisition of open space land at Vasquez Rocks. Development of a nature center/museum and general improvements to the Vasquez Rocks Regional Park. The purchase and installation of new picnic shelters, benches, tables, concrete paving, fencing, lighting, and signage at Mary Van Dyke Park…

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