EXPLORING #LEOCARRILLO BEACH #MALIBU! – FIREBALL MALIBU VLOG 630 – Fireball and Kathie head to north Malibu to explore Leo Carrillo Beach, spot Sea Lions, Birds and some serious waves.

From WIKI… Leo Carrillo State Park is a state park of California, United States, and a component of Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area preserving 1.5 miles (2.4 km) of beach at the foot of the Santa Monica Mountains. California State Route 1 runs through the park, where it intersects with the western terminus of the Mulholland Highway.

The 2,513-acre (1,017 ha) park was established in 1953. It is named for actor and conservationist Leo Carrillo (1881–1961), who served on the State Parks commission.

Leo Carrillo State Park offers swimming, surfing, windsurfing, surf fishing, and beachcombing. Beachgoers can explore tide pools, sea caves, and reefs. Away from shore there is a shady campground and back country hiking trails.

Leo Carillo Beach has been a popular location for photographers and movies. Movies filmed there include Gidget, Grease, 1984’s The Karate Kid, The Craft, Point Break, The Usual Suspects, Inception, Man from Atlantis and Mega Shark Versus Crocosaurus.

In the popular 1970s TV show The Rockford Files, starring James Garner, it was the first season’s opening scene of episode 1 (The Kirkoff Case) airing September 13, 1974.

It was featured in an episode of Huell Howser’s TV series California’s Golden Parks. The beach and cave were featured in the 1959 film”Journey to the center of the earth”

During the final scenes of the Tom Petty’s “Mary Jane’s Last Dance” music video, Petty is seen carrying Kim Basinger through a cave before placing her in the water.

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