Matilija Dam Ecosystem Restoration Program: Matilija Hot Springs Acquisition

Location: Ventura County

Project Type: Acquisition

Status: Completed

Cost: $3,353,700

Area Affected: 9.22 acres

Assembly District: 37

Senate District: 19

Congressional District: 26

Acquire the 9.22 acre Matilija Hot Springs property, located along the north bank of Matilija Creek directly below the dam. The property will be seriously impacted by the dam removal project and is needed as a staging area for that effort. Following removal of the dam, the District intends to dedicate the property for public recreation, habitat and open space.