This five-acre park is a lush, natural area nestled within
the larger Whittier Narrows Recreation Area. Itís an
excellent area to run wild, do some bird-watching or biking
on the Rio Hondo Bike Path, picnic or generally idle the day
Read more about "Bosque Del Rio Hondo"...
Snake along the winding paths around the lake and through
this handsomely-designed park by foot or by pedal-powered
vehicle of choice. (No cars). This is also a great starting
spot for long bike rides on the LaRio bike paths that lead
both north and south, and travel along smooth, bona fide
Read more about "Legg Lake"...
This compact zoo is especially liked by kids. Parking and
restrooms are available in the Grant Rea Park, which also
boasts a sunken baseball diamond. Plaques in the park
identify the natural features and wildlife, like Western
toads, Pacific tree frogs and salamanders, found along the
lower Rio Hondo.
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The city of Compton recently purchased this land and plans
to nurture its development as an urban park. Today it is
still a fun place for families to venture into the channel
and explore this natural-bottomed creek, a tributary of the
Read more about "Compton Creek"...
Located at 60th Street and Walker Avenue in a
densely-populated part of Maywood, this small park is
stone’s throw from the LA River. Efforts are underway to
expand the park, and to create a high-quality connection to
the river channel. This walk through the Park features an
industrial face of the Los Angeles River. There is not much
in the way of nature, but there is a stark beauty in the
vast concrete channel. While this walk is not recommended to
introduce newcomers to the river, it’s important to become
familiar with the challenges facing those who would restore
the river and bring amenities to under-served areas.
Read more about "Maywood Riverfront Park"...
The LA River empties into the Long Beach Harbor. Seabirds,
fish and activities are bountiful. Enjoy the riverside parks
and attractions like the Aquarium and the Queen Mary.
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These easy bike paths for kids and adults take you around
the mouth of the Long Beach harbor where the LA River
empties out. These paths are also good for skateboarding,
strollers, rollerblading, and walking.
Read more about "Long Beach Bike Paths"...
There are plenty of ways to experience the River on your
own. We have the maps, trails and advice on what to do.
But having a knowledgeable guide who knows the flora, fauna,
and history of the River or its tributaries is hard to beat.
Read more about "Tours"...
*49 riverside parks await your enjoyment! *
Read more about "Parks"...
*Merrill Butler is widely acknowledged as the guiding force
behind the design and construction of nearly all of this
city's marvelous historic bridges.
Read more about "Merrill Butler"...