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FIND A PARK

The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation proudly maintains 181 parks for you! Local parks have playgrounds, organized sports, special programs and classes from swimming lessons to aerobics to Teen Clubs..

IT'S PARK TIME
Explore • Engage • Connect

Visit LA County Parks this Summer for fun in the sun, recreation, and adventure! We are offering a variety of new FREE and paid programs for youth and families, ranging from sports clinics and nature exploration programs to aquatics, overnight camping at the park and much more! Make LA County Parks your destination for summer activities!

TEE TIME

Los Angeles County has many beautiful golf courses to choose from. Take your pick!

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Golf Courses

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Different Facilities

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18-hole regulation length courses

Summer Classes

Learn something new this Summer! Whether you’re taking up a new hobby, learning a new skill or being more active, LA County Parks invites you to join our Summer Classes for all ages! Choose from a variety of class options, ranging from sports and dance workouts to languages and arts. Virtual and outdoor classes start May 30.

DISCOVER HUNDREDS OF MILES OF TRAILS!

Use our trails website or mobile app to find some of the best trails in the world. You can search for trails by name city or park, or look up length and elevation gain, or find out which trails allow dogs, horses and bikes. You’ll find everything you need to plan your next adventure!

PARK NEWS

Keep abreast of what’s happening in the County of Los Angeles, right here with our online news feed.

Countywide Parks Needs Assessment

Unprecedented in scope and scale, the 2016 Countywide Parks and Recreation Needs Assessment documents and analyzes park need in cities and unincorporated communities across Los Angeles County.

OUR MISSION

  • Serve as stewards of parklands.
  • Build healthy and resilient communities.
  • Advance social equity and cohesion.

OUR VISION

To be a world-class parks and recreation organization.

OUR VALUES

Compassion – We cultivate emotional and cultural awareness that ensures empathy toward our diverse population.
Health and Wellness – We are dedicated to enhancing the health and wellness of the communities and people we serve.
Inclusion – We will intentionally seek diversity in the experience of our staff and ensure our offerings reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.
Innovation – We dream big and combine creativity and productivity to design forward looking solutions.
Integrity and Dedication – We exhibit loyalty, commitment, honor, and truthfulness in actions and deeds.
Stewardship and Sustainability – We strive to balance social, economic, and environmental needs through proactive stewardship and conservation practices.

OPERATIONS PLAN

LA County Parks Operations Plan for fiscal year 2021/2022 was developed with centering equity, access and commitment to programming. The hours of operations of parks and programs promote equitable access to the public.  The Operations Plan also provides an overview of the key core programs offered by LA County Parks, information on the rental fees to access the facilities and provides important contact information for the main offices.

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