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!


The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation proudly maintains and manages 181 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.


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.


Los Angeles County Parks contain a diverse collection of listed historic resources. The variety ranges from buildings constructed during the 1800’s, to parks developed in the 1930’s during the Roosevelt era’s Works Progress Administration (WPA), to parks that were involved in important events in history.

We welcome you to explore these works online and in our Parks.


The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation in collaboration with the Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture have enriched many of our parks with art installations ranging from colorful murals to mixed media to sculpture, and even living fruit orchards.

The artworks were personalized for each 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.

We welcome you to explore these works online and in our Parks.

For more information about the artists, please visit the Department of Arts and Culture.


A number of County parks contain memorials that remember great figures and heroes that played important roles in the history of our society. They can be found in locations that vary from magnificent vistas to quiet contemplative areas.

We welcome you to explore these works online and in our Parks.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.

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