Temescal Gateway Park

To make a reservation, complete the Temescal Reservation Form and email it to Ranger Joyce Whitehead at joyce.whitehead@mrca.ca.gov or phone her at (310) 454-1395, ext.221. Leave a message including your name, contact information, and the date when ICO will be leading a hike. Joyce will alert Maria, whom you should call at (310) 844-8103 when you arrive at the park. Maria will give you passes for the bus and other vehicles. An alternative is to park south of the Temescal Canyon Gateway Park next to Pacific Palisades High School.


Waterfall Ages: All Miles: Varies with route- With younger children, hike to the falls and back. With older youngsters, do the loop.


15601 Sunset Blvd., Pacific Palisades, CA 90272, intersection of W. Sunset Blvd. and Temescal Canyon Rd. (across Sunset from Palisades H.S.)

405 Freeway
West on Sunset past Will Rogers Historic State Park
North on Temescal Canyon Road into the park


Pacific Coast Highway
North on Temescal Canyon Road into the park

Link to Google Maps

Temescal Canyon


[Photo credit: Vicente Baldwin]

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