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Welcome to Topanga Canyon

Where business thrives…naturally!

Topanga Canyon (population approximately 10,000) is a scenic, recreational and natural resource accessible to all. A journey into Topanga along our main street, Topanga Canyon Boulevard (SR27) from the sea to the valley is a step into a world vastly different from the surrounding Los Angeles metropolis. Flanked by county, state and national parklands, Topanga is habitat to hundreds of species of birds, plants and animals, as well as home to one of California’s most vibrant, colorful and creative communities. Topanga’s diverse businesses offer a wide range of services, as well as numerous dining, entertainment, sports and arts-related opportunities. Along the Boulevard untold adventures continually unfold and as you renew, refresh and recreate yourself our business members will be there to serve you!

About Topanga’s Chamber of Commerce

Founded in 1948, the Topanga Chamber of Commerce is a dynamic community organization dedicated to serving Topanga residents, neighbors and visitors by prospering together, embodying Topanga’s spirit and preserving its unique way of life. 27 Things to Do on Scenic Route 27 is a descriptive guide for visitors that explains the many ways others can enjoy and experience what this unique community has to offer.

Destination Topanga: 27 Things to do on Scenic Route 27

  1. Plan a hike to Eagle Rock, Mesa Overlook, or Backbone Trail for fabulous ocean views and great outdoor exercise, followed by something to eat at Pat’s Grill.
  2. Go on a group mountain bike ride with the folks at Topanga Creek Bicycles, join their Saturday morning shop ride. Bike rentals available and all are welcome.
  3. Experience Topanga’s healing tradition by booking with one of the many resident healers and wellness practitioners for massage therapy, acupuncture, flotation therapy, cranio-sacral therapy, or aromatherapy.
  4. Film your next movie, go on a stay-cation, or hold your next spiritual workshop at Oak Creek Ranch’s beautiful property, overlooking the mountains.
  5. Plan a weekend getaway of hiking, dining, theater and wellness at a local B&B.
  6. Walk on the beach, Topanga Beach’s shore line is a great place for all.
  7. Sit quietly along a trail and listen to nature. Breathe in deeply the smell of the magnificent pines, chaparral and sage.
  8. Visit the Canyon Gourmet to pick up picnic delicacies. Watch hawks soar, listen to the calls of the coyotes, look at wildflowers. Take pictures, draw, sketch, hike.
  9. Visit Topanga Canyon Gallery at Pine Tree Circle, with monthly art installations, then return in June for the iconic Artists’ Studio Tour visiting the artists in their home studios.
  10. Enjoy a morning coffee and fresh pastry at Café Mimosa.
  11. Sign your kids up for summer camp at Cali-Camp’s 21-acre kids camp, nestled in the wondrous natural heart of Topanga!
  12. Enjoy fine dining at Canyon Bistro with Meatless Mondays and Jazz Friday nights.
  13. Enjoy an Italian dinner with their famous garlic balls and a glass of Chianti at Rocco’s in the Canyon.
  14. Go geocaching in Topanga Canyon—a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices.
  15. Visit a farm and tour sustainable farming and permaculture installations at Cross Bull Ranch. Pick your own fruits and vegetables.
  16. Visit Topanga State Park, the largest wild land within the limits of any metropolis in the country.
  17. Enjoy dinner at Inn of the 7th Ray, with organically grown and locally sourced foods served overlooking the creek.
  18. Enjoy one of the many festivals held throughout the year, Topanga Days (May), the Reggae Festival (Mid-Summer) Topanga Folk Festival (October), Topanga Film Festival (July) or Topanga Earth Day (April) to name a few.
  19. See the youth of Topanga performing one of many productions put on by Topanga Youth Services each year. See a play or their annual talent show.
  20. Attend a potluck offered quarterly by the Topanga Historical Society and get up close with the Topanga of former times.
  21. Become a Friend of the Topanga Symphony and attend one of their regular programs of free concerts, four times a year since 1982. Check their calendar for their performances.
  22. Have you always wanted to ride a horse? Topanga has it all, from world class hunter jumpers and dressage trainers, lessons for kids and adults, polo, casual trail rides, natural horsemanship trainers, and everything in between. The hills of Topanga are classic horse country. Visit PerformanceEquineBodywork.com.
  23. Come shop for great vintage wear or gifts at Hillbilly Hip and Heyoke Leather, as well as Bouboulina, a familiar part of the Topanga landscape since the 1970s. Visit Topanga Home Grown in Pinetree Circle and have a sidewalk café breakfast or lunch.
  24. De-stress, revitalize and reconnect body-mind-heart-soul by registering for a Porchia’s WISH Life in Balance Holistic Wellness Retreat in Topanga.
  25. Try some exploratory shopping at Jalan Jalan Imports, the Buhtan Shop or the Spiral Staircase for ways to create your own home Zen sanctuary.
  26. Take a Sunday to connect with local realtors. Visit all the Open Houses of homes for sale. Topanga residences are unique and who knows? You may find your dream home. Drive to the tops of the hill on every street off Topanga Canyon Blvd. and enjoy the astounding views.
  27. Explore Old Topanga Canyon Road. Stop by the Old Canyon Ranch nursery to shop for native and drought-resistant plants.