ENJOY LIFE AT A PARK

Los Angeles County is home to some of the nation’s most amazing parks with a wide variety of events, services, programs, and facilities.

From local parks where kids can run and play to Community Regional Parks with fishing, boating, hiking and swimming to splash pads where kids and parents can soak up the fun – we’ve got something for everyone! Explore our new website to discover Nature Centers where you can learn about native flora and fauna, Wildlife Sanctuaries, our famous botanical gardens and the iconic Hollywood Bowl.

And with the world’s largest municipal golf course system, you can play beautiful courses with views from the mountains to the seas. Click the button below to search our hundreds of parks, things to do and amenities.

We hope you visit and enjoy these beautiful parks – it’s LA County Life. Enjoyed.

Parks Make Life Better!

FIND A PARK

The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation proudly maintains and manages 182 parks and properties. The County local parks that include playgrounds, organized sports, special programs and classes from swimming lessons to aerobics to Teen Clubs. Click below to find a facility or park near you.

FULL LIST OF PARKS

Los Angeles County parks and properties offer a wide variety of fun activities, amenities and recreational facilities. From playgrounds to dog parks, swimming classes to concerts in the park, boat launches, nature centers, skate parks, hiking trails, horseback riding, and so much more!  Click on the button below to see the full list of parks.

CIVIC ART

In partnership with the Los Angeles County Arts Commission, many of our parks have been beautified with art installations ranging from colorful murals to mixed media to sculpture, and even living fruit-orchards.

Each project is personalized for the park and its surrounding area, reflecting the unique history, values and culture of the community where the art can be found.

Many of these installations have been created by well-known artists whose work can be found in museums and publications across the globe.

CONCESSION STANDS

The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation provides concessionaires with space at many parks and facilities. Concessions vary from paddle boat and bike rentals to tennis lessons. Please call your local park for more information.

FITNESS ZONES

As people look for new ways to exercise and stay fit, many of our parks feature outdoor exercise equipment to the delight of our patrons, who want to work out and get healthier while enjoying an outdoor setting.

Across the Department of Parks and Recreation, at least 31 fitness zones provide a place where you can engage in moderate- to high-impact resistance exercise alone or in groups. And, best of all, it’s free of charge.

DOG OBEDIENCE

Obedience training ranges from very basic training, such as teaching a dog to respond to basic commands including “sit”, “down”, “come”, and “stay”. If you have a dog that would benefit from obedience training, contact your favorite park today.

HISTORICAL/ CULTURAL RESOURCES

Los Angeles County Parks contain a diverse collection of historic and cultural resources. The diversity ranges from parks developed in the 1930’s during the Roosevelt era’s Works Progress Administration (WPA), to parks listed on Historic Registers. There are parks containing civic art, and nature centers displaying Native American artifacts. A few of our parks contain memorabilia from sports stars. Whatever your interest, there is something for everyone to see.

PLAY AREAS

A playground or play area specifically designed for children. Modern playgrounds often have recreational equipment which help children develop physical coordination, strength, and flexibility, as well as providing recreation and enjoyment.

SKATEBOARDING

Skateboarding is an exciting sport that can be enjoyed at all levels.

That’s why the Department of Parks and Recreation has several skate parks and skate areas where participants can skateboard in a safe and enjoyable environment. Each skate park is designed specifically to provide unique challenges to its users.

Please be sure to bring your helmet along with arm, elbow and knee pads, and enjoy your visit at one of our Skate Parks.

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