Chatsworth is flanked by the Santa Susana Mountains on the north, Porter Ranch and Northridge on the East, Winnetka, Canoga Park, and West Hills on the south. Chatsworth has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate. The Chatsworth Branch Library is operated by the Los Angeles Library. The Chatsworth Transportation center and train station is a major transportation hub for the town and west valley. Chatsworth has 7 open space parks for hiking, Trail biking, walking dogs and family activities. Chatsworth also has 2 neighborhood parks and a child care center.