A whimsical coastal park spanning nearly 600 acres across a portion of the Santa Monica Mountains, which offers unobstructed views of the majestic Malibu coastline along the Pacific Ocean.
Organic Premium Coffee Blend
Dark and smokey. The Black Bear is our delicious, heavy bodied dark roast that roars alive with rich chocolate and caramel.
Tasting notes include dark chocolate and fleur de sel caramel.
About this Coffee
- Heading to Charmlee Wilderness Park from Los Angeles, take the 101 North to Kanan Road. When you reach Mulholland Drive, veer right heading southwest on the road towards Encinal Canyon Road. After the split from Mulholland Drive, the Charmlee Wilderness Park entrance will be on the west side of the road 4.7 miles ahead.
- NOTE: There is a $4 parking fee to park in the parking lot near the trailhead. You'll need to fill out a small permit and then place the cash payment in a pay box located on the west side of the lot. If the parking lot is full, you can head back to Encinal Canyon Road and park on the shoulder. Be aware of any "No Parking" signs to avoid tickets or towing.
- HOURS: The park is open daily from 8a to sunset.
- NOTE: There is a park map at the trailhead that will have the full list of trail routes you can explore. There are many trails to explore so the hike below is merely a suggestion and you have the ability to explore as much, or as little, as you'd like.
- Begin at the park trailhead and head south along Carmichael Trail for 0.3 miles until you reach Potrero Trail.
- Follow Potrero Trail towards West Meadow Trail and veer right continuing for another 0.3 miles.
- You'll reach a large split with Black Forest Trail, which will offer stunning views of the Pacific Ocean. At the second split with Black Forest Trail, West Meadow Trail will become Ocean View Trail.
- The next vista will be 0.5 miles ahead on Ocean View Trail.
- After taking in the views from the Ocean View Trail vista, continue north along Ocean View Trail (technically the trail is now call Ocean View Cutoff Trail).
- Continue along here until you reach the second intersection with East Meadow Trail, 0.2 miles ahead, and follow the path heading west until you intersect with Potrero Trail.
- Follow Potrero Trail north for 0.3 miles (passing West Meadow Trail, East Meadow Cutoff Trail, and Russell Trail) until you're back at Carmichael Trail.
- Once you reach Carmichael Trail, carry along until you're back at the park trailhead.