MALIBU (CBSLA) — With so many people seeking outdoor recreation due to the ongoing pandemic, it was only a matter of time before they got a little too comfortable.
Park rangers at the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreational Area found a six-piece sectional sofa that had been hauled up a trail at Deer Creek. The brown sofa with worn-out cushions did have expansive views of the Pacific Ocean.READ MORE: USC Places Sigma Nu Fraternity On Interim Suspension After Reports Of 'Possible Drug-Facilitated Sexual Assaults'
“This land IS your land (but it’s not your living room)!” a social media post from the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area admonished. “It’s a living space for all wildlife and visiting people.”READ MORE: Long Beach Man Killed In Fatal Collision
It’s not clear where exactly the sofa was found, or how long it was there. It did appear to be in a clearing along a trail, and it was set up to have beautiful views, facing the ocean and the rolling hills on each side.
The sofa appeared to have been used recently – rangers collected enough cigarette butts, beer cans, beer bottles, and other litter around the sofa to fill two garbage bags.MORE NEWS: Santa Fe County Sheriff's Confirm Alec Baldwin Fired Prop-Gun That Killed 1 Person, Wounded Another
Five federal employees needed hand carts and two trucks to haul the furniture away from the National Park Service property.