Temescal Canyon Association
Since 1972 Dedicated to the Preservation of the Santa Monica Mountains
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TCA was founded in 1972 to prevent the sale of what is now Temescal Gateway Park for a golf driving range
TCA has helped preserve Temescal Canyon from a variety of threats including a cross-mountain road
In the mid-1970s TCA was instrumental in creating a plan for the acquisition of what is now Topanga State Park.
TCA built a bridge near the waterfall in Temescal Canyon to replace one lost to fire
TCA built another bridge in Temescal Gateway Park
TCA built a section of trail linking the Temescal Ridge Trail to street access
TCA regularly replaces trail signs
TCA leads weekly hikes in the Santa Monica Mountains in the summer and monthly Sunday hikes during the rest of the year
TCA occasionally conducts counts of hikers on local trails to support State Parks when requesting additional staffing
TCA continues to revise and print a map of hiking trails in the Santa Monica Mountains