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Rio de Los Angeles State Park
KEYWORDS:   California State Park, Park Champions Program, California State Parks Foundation, Cypress Park, Glassell Park, urban habitat
ABOUT 
Rio de Los Angeles is an urban park co-managed by California State Parks and the City of Los Angeles. One side of the park offers active recreation opportunities including a playground and soccer fields. The other side of the park offers hiking trails through restored urban habitat. Monthly habitat restoration workdays occur through the California State Parks Foundation's Park Champions Program: calparks.org/parkchampions

TIPS FOR YOUR VISIT 
  • Dogs allowed on trails on leash.
  • MORE INFORMATION AND CONTACTS 
    California State Parks: https://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=22277
    Rio de Los Angeles State Park and nearby Los Angeles State Historic Park serve the local communities and provide a unique State Park experience. Rio de Los Angeles (LA River) State Park is surrounded by industrial and residential areas, yet restoration of the park?s natural river wetlands allows a serene opportunity to all visitors who enjoy hiking trails, being surrounded by native plants and viewing returning wildlife. The park also encompasses sports fields, a children?s playground and a recreation building.
    CNPS CHAPTER AREA: :   San Gabriel Mountains

    AREA OF THE POLYGON::   38 acres
    DENSITY::   0.133 native species per acre
    Thanks to  Margaret Oakley Otto  for contributing this great place.