Visit Conejo Valley Donates $ 10,000 with a $ 20,000 contribution to the Santa Monica Mountains Fund (SAMO Fund) to Help Rebuild Paramount Ranch | news

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., October 28, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Visit earlier this month Rabbit Valley, the cities’ official tourism marketing organization A thousand oaks and Agoura Hills, California, donated a check over $ 10,000 to the Santa Monica Mountains Fund to help rebuild Paramount Ranch, a historic nearly one-hundred-year-old movie site within the boundaries of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. Your donation is supplemented by another with federal funds $ 10,000 to the goal of the Santa Monica Mountains Fund.

The historic buildings at Paramount Ranch, known for its movie productions over the past 100 years, including HBO’s “Westworld,” were destroyed in the Woolsey Fire, which began on November 8, 2018. This famous backyard used to have a western style main street and buildings that served as barns, hotels, saloons, and barbershops. Only the train station and a chapel built for “WestWorld” survived the fire.

“We are grateful for Visit Conejo Valley and their contribution to the Paramount project,” said Charlotte Parry, Executive Director of SAMO. “The rebuilt Paramount Ranch will be a place for creativity, imagination and new traditions, celebrating two of America’s greatest exports to the world: movies and national parks!”

The Santa Monica Mountains are home to America’s largest urban national park. Paramount Ranch has been owned by the National Park Service (NPS) since 1980 and the park plans to spend money $ 12,000,000 Reconstruction of the historical structure, the electricity and water lines as well as the entrance area. The new building structures also serve as event rooms and film sets, are fire-proof and flexible.

“On behalf of the Conejo Valley Tourism Improvement District, we are excited to help rebuild such an iconic space in our own garden,” said Visit Conejo Valley President / CEO, Danielle Borja. “We look forward to helping with the restoration, which will open up new tourist opportunities when the project is complete.”

To learn more about Visit Conejo Valley, visit: For more information about Paramount Ranch or to make a donation, visit: or email Charlotte Parry: [email protected]


The Santa Monica Mountains Fund is a 501 (c) (3) registered not-for-profit organization. It is the official non-profit that supports the National Park Service in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. As such, it funds habitat restoration, hiking trail improvement, educational programs, and conservation in the Santa Monica Mountains – our nation’s largest urban national park in the Los Angeles area of ​​southern California.


Visit Conejo Valley was founded in 2013 and is the official tourism marketing organization for the cities A thousand oaks and Agoura Hills, California. With a mission to increase the number of overnight stays and improve the local economy, Visit Conejo Valley promotes the region’s 16 diverse accommodations, unique outdoor recreation, bustling arts and culture, diverse dining and tasting experiences, and provides helpful resources for visitors to Make the most of your trip and “See Another Side of.” Southern California. “To find out more about accommodations, attractions, and things to do in Conejo Valley, visit

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