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Castro Peak
Castro Peak Tower.jpg
The fire lookout tower once on Castro Peak
Highest point
Elevation 2,826 ft (861 m) NAVD 88
Prominence 1,037 ft (316 m)
Geography
Location Los Angeles County, California, U.S.
Parent range Santa Monica Mountains
Topo map USGS Point Dume

Castro Peak, at 2,826 feet (861 m), is the highest peak in the middle part of the Santa Monica Mountains and is in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. The town of Malibu is located to the southeast of the peak.

The fire lookout tower that was once located on Castro Peak has been moved to Henninger Flats in the San Gabriel Mountains for display.

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