Wildwood Park



Wildwood Park is the largest contiguous open space area in Thousand Oaks consisting of 1,732 acres of rolling hills located next to an additional 1,397 acres of open space. Wildlife includes deer, bobcats, coyotes, opossums, raccoons, and mountain lions. There are hiking trails in the park, streams, and the 70 foot Paradise Falls, which is a destination for most hikers. Wildwood Park is owned by the Conejo Open Space Conservation Agency.


Lizard Rock

Lizard Rock Trail

Lizard Rock is a 500 foot peak offering great views of the Conejo Valley and Santa Susana Mountains. It is accessed by means of Lizard Rock Trail in Wildwood Park. Lizard Rock is just over one mile from the main entrance to Wildwood Park at the east end of Avenida de los Arboles in Thousand Oaks. Many of the Gunsmoke and Rifleman shows were filmed in the area. In addition, the area was used for many of the scenes in the movies Spartacus and The Grapes of Wrath.


Indian Creek Trail

Indian Creek Trail is a short hiking trail that runs between Avenida de los Arboles, in Wildwood Park in Thousand Oaks, to Wildwood Canyon Trail. The trail follows and crosses Indian Creek and passes a small waterfall. Indian Creek joins the north fork of Arroyo Conejo. It is truly a beautiful place.