Griffith Park, Grand Park, Elysian Park, Los Angeles State Historic Park—we know they’re there, and we love them. They’re first in line when it’s time for a picnic or a birthday party, a place to see the sunset or go for a casual walk.
Los Angeles is not at the top of list when it comes to park space per resident, but there are actually quite a few great parks in the city and its environs that have stellar skyline views, space for sports, and wonderful picnic areas. They just don’t get talked about as much as the big-name favorites.
Here we’ve gathered 14 parks that might not be in Angelenos’ regular rotations and mapped them for your visiting pleasure.
For more park inspiration, amble over to our maps of secret gardens and picnic spots.Read More