Attractions

Park in Los Feliz & Griffith Park

Griffith Park

A gift to the city in 1896 by mining mogul Griffith J Griffith, and five times the size of New York’s Central Park, Griffith Park is one of the country’s largest urban green spaces. It contains a major outdoor theat…
Park in Silver Lake & Echo Park

Echo Park Lake

Surrounded by shingled craftsmen homes that rise with the steep streets and looming hills to the north, and blessed with keyhole Downtown views to the south, this fountain lake park is patronized by cool rockers, la…
Park in Long Beach & San Pedro

Point Fermin Park & Around

Locals come to this grassy community park on the bluffs to jog, picnic, watch wind- and kitesurfers, cool off in the shade of spreading magnolias, gaze at the silhouette of Catalina Island, wonder at never-ending wa…
Park in Malibu & Pacific Palisades

Legacy Park

On gently rolling hills across from Malibu City Hall and next to the Malibu Country Mart, this 15-acre park is a microcosm of six SoCal landscapes all in one place: coastal prairies, vernal pools, woodlands, coastal…
Forest in Pasadena & the San Gabriel Valley

Angeles National Forest

The San Gabriel mountain range that hems in the northern edge of Pasadena and all of urban LA, is part of the Angeles Crest. Its creeks, canyons and campgrounds provide quick city getaways year-round. It’s particula…
Park in Santa Monica

Tongva Park

This meticulously designed green space connects Ocean Ave to the Santa Monica Civic Center area. Well-lit and maintained, there are palms and agave groves, kinetic sculptures, cascading fountains, amphitheater seati…
Park in Santa Monica

Palisades Park

Perhaps it’s appropriate that Route 66, America’s most romanticized byway, ends at this gorgeous cliffside park perched dramatically on the edge of the continent. Stretching 1.5 miles north from the pier, this palm-…
Park in Westlake & Koreatown

MacArthur Park

The centerpiece of MacArthur Park is its 14ft-deep lake. Originally a swamp, the lake reached 6th St before the extension of Wilshire Blvd sliced right through it in the 1930s, leading to the draining of its norther…
Park in Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Brentwood & Westwood

Beverly Canon Gardens

Radiating a Spanish Colonial vibe, this soothing courtyard garden connects Beverly Dr with Canon. It was built by the developers of the Montage to create more public usage of the hotel and at lunch the fountain-side…
Park in Downtown Los Angeles & Boyle Heights

Grand Park

Everything from free lunchtime yoga to music concerts and long days of lounging and people-watching take place at this preened Downtown park, cascading from the Music Center down to City Hall. You'll find manicured …