|Our guide to Los Angeles will help you find the best kid friendly parks in Los Angeles California. Celebrities, movie cameras, and persistent paparazzi – these may be the hallmarks of present-day Los Angeles, but the second largest city in the United States has a rich and varied history that extends far beyond the glitter of the silver screen. California dreaming begins with Los Angeles. The sun, the beach, and the winking tinsel of Hollywood remain a permanent lure. Who can resist peeling down Sunset Strip in a convertible? Still, L.A. is a tricky city -- it takes know-how to navigate the sprawling neighborhoods and get into the top clubs. There are tons of great kid friendly parks in the city of Los Angeles, our city guide will help you find the best kid friendly parks. You may have a hard time deciding what to do in Los Angeles, but we make your decision easy.
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Kid friendly parks in Los Angeles
Vista Hermosa Park - Los Angeles, CA
100 N Toluca St - In 2008 downtown LA got its first new park in over 100 years. Vista Hermosa Park offers the downtown area playgrounds, trails, picnic areas, a socc
Mar Vista Park - Los Angeles, CA
11430 Woodbine St, (310) 398-5982 - Mar Vista Park serves West LA with a playground, courts for basketball, baseball, volleyball, and tennis, and picnic and barbecue areas. Mar Vista
Westwood Park - Los Angeles, CA
1350 S Sepulveda Blvd, (310) 701-2957 - Nestled in the shadows of the Federal Building and Wilshire Boulevard's skyscrapers, this park offers two separate playgrounds, playing fields, ple
Aidan's Place - Los Angeles, CA
1350 S Sepulveda Blvd, (310) 473-3610 - Aidan's Place is a Universally Accessible Playground (accessible to children with disabilities), the second one built by Shane's Inspiration.
Echo Park - Los Angeles, CA
1632 Bellevue Ave - This is the city park with the beautiful lake filled with lotus blossoms, and the backdrop of the Los Angeles skyline, made famous by movies like C
Stoner Park - Los Angeles, CA
1835 Stoner Ave - Stoner Park is probably best known for its unique swimming facility in summer months. The outdoor pool features a wide shoreline effect, allowing k
Lake Street Park - Los Angeles, CA
2218 W Ct St - A series of shaded little cottages, connected by ramps, lead up to an interactive tree-house giving a sense of adventure and fun to children of all
MacArthur Park - Los Angeles, CA
2230 W 6th St - Established in 1880 as Westlake Park, and later renamed for General Douglas MacArthur, this central Los Angeles park is perhaps most famous for the
Cheviot Hills Park - Los Angeles, CA
2551 Motor Ave, (310) 840-2186 - More than just a park, this is an entire community center, with a recreation center, playground, baseball diamonds, soccer fields, public pool, ind
Irving Schachter Park - Los Angeles, CA
2599 Beverwil Dr - Irving Schachter Park is a tiny oasis located at the intersection of Beverwil and Beverlywood Drives, bordering the Cheviot Hills and Beverlywood n
Normandie Playground - Los Angeles, CA
2628 W 15th St - Normandie Playground is a kid friendly park located in Los Angeles CA.
Naya's Garden - Los Angeles, CA
2836 W Sunset Blvd, (323) 662-8004 - Naya's Garden indoor and outdoor playground provides a safe environment where children can play and socialize. Play areas include a climbing wall,
Lincoln Park - Los Angeles, CA
3501 Valley Blvd, (323) 227-6425 - Lincoln Park houses a recreation center, a senior center, a lake, a pool, and a skate park. The park also has a universally accessible playground i
Hollenbeck Park - Los Angeles, CA
415 S St Louis St - Hollenbeck Park in Boyle Heights has a recreation center that offers an after school program, summer and school vacation camp programs, and a varie
Theresa Lindsay Park - Los Angeles, CA
4198 S San Pedro St, (323) 846-1920 - Theresa Lindsay Park is a kid friendly park located in Los Angeles CA.
Sycamore Grove Park - Los Angeles, CA
4702 N Figueroa St, (323) 225-0370 - There is a playground at Sycamore Grove Park, as well as barbecue pits and lighted tennis courts.
Griffith Park - Los Angeles, CA
4730 Crystal Springs Dr, (323) 913-4688 - Griffith Park is a kid friendly park located in Los Angeles CA.
Griffith Park - Los Angeles, CA
4730 Crystal Springs Dr, (323) 913-4688 - Los Angeles doesn't have many of those beloved public spaces that give energy and a sense of identity to great cities like New York, Chicago or Bos
Robert Burns Park - Los Angeles, CA
4900 Beverly Blvd, (213) 847-3599 - Known sometimes as Van Ness Park, Robert Burns Park is a patch of green in the Larchmont area with a playground and several picnic tables.
Rancho Cienega Park - Los Angeles, CA
5001 Rodeo Rd, (323) 290-3141 - The Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks maintains this 28-acre park and sports center as a recreational facility for the public.
Pershing Square Park - Los Angeles, CA
530 S Olive St, (213) 847-4970 - Pershing Square Park is a kid friendly park located in Los Angeles CA.
Harold A. Henry Park - Los Angeles, CA
890 S Lucerne Blvd, (213) 485-5054 - Harold A. Henry Park is an unstaffed park with a well-kept children's play area. It's popular for birthday parties (stake your claim to one of the
Crystal Spring Picnic Area - Los Angeles, CA
Crystal Springs Dr & Griffith Park Dr, (323) 913-4688 - This enormous picnic area, located near the center of Griffith Park, contains enough picnic tables, seating, and outdoor grills for 1500 people - m
Ernst Debs Park - Los Angeles, CA
Debs Park, (213) 833-7990 - Ernst Debs Park is a kid friendly park located in Los Angeles CA.
Elysian Park - Los Angeles, CA
Elysian Park Dr, (213) 847-0926 - Elysian Park is a kid friendly park located in Los Angeles CA.
Shane's Inspiration - Los Angeles, CA
Griffith Park, (818) 988-5676 - One of seven playgrounds in Griffith Park, Shane's Inspiration is the newest, on Griffith Park Drive, near the Park Center picnic area.
Kid friendly recreation in Los Angeles
Hollywood Recreation Center - Los Angeles, CA
1122 Cole Ave, (323) 467-6847 - The Hollywood Recreation Center has a pool, a children's play area, a sports field, an auditorium, and a small community room.
Silver Lake Recreation Center - Los Angeles, CA
1850 W Silver Lake Dr, (323) 644-3946 - Located just below the Silver Lake dam, Silver Lake Recreation Center is part of the Department of Recreation and Parks and offers a variety of fam
Barrington Park and Recreation Center - Los Angeles, CA
333 S Barrington Ave, (310) 476-4866 - Barrington Park has a lot of facilities for such a relatively small park, (which is presumably why its small parking lot is often not sufficient).
Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area - Los Angeles, CA
4100 S La Cienega Blvd, (323) 298-3660 - Kenneth Hahn State Park offers picnic sites, four playgrounds, a fishing lake, a community center, and seven miles of trails.
Lemon Grove Recreation Center - Los Angeles, CA
4959 Lemon Grove Ave, (323) 666-4144 - Lemon Grove Recreation Center sits next to the Hollywood Freeway and offers a full spread of community classes, sports, a playground, and free batt
Westchester Recreation Center - Los Angeles, CA
7000 W Manchester Ave, (310) 670-7473 - The facilities at Westchester Recreation Center include a swimming pool, playground, baseball diamond, tennis courts, basketball courts, an indoor
Bogdanavich Recreation Center - Los Angeles, CA
Cumbre Dr & S Anchovy Ave - A hillside park with soccer fields, baseball diamonds, gym and a nice playground. Great hiking and dog walking trails.
Playa Vista Sports Park - Los Angeles, CA
Playa Vis Dr & Bluff Creek Dr, (310) 496-3966 - Just off Lincoln Boulevard to the east, nestled between Jefferson Boulevard and LMU, lies Playa Vista Sports Park. To many angelenos this entire ne
Kid friendly amusement parks in Los Angeles
Peekaboo Playland - Los Angeles, CA
2030 Colorado Blvd, (323) 255-1400 - Tucked away behind a historic Craftsman-style house in the heart of Eagle Rock is a cozy, clean, and safe hideaway, a perfect place for both childr
Kid friendly in Los Angeles
Palms Park & Recreation Center - Los Angeles, CA
2950 Overland Ave, (323) 931-5092 - Located just off the Santa Monica Freeway at Overland Avenue, and next to the Palms Rancho Park Library, this Park is a favorite among kids.
Kid friendly zoo / aquariams in Los Angeles
Los Angeles Zoo - Los Angeles, CA
5333 Zoo Dr, (323) 644-4200 - The L.A. Zoo is home to more than 1,200 mammals, birds, and reptiles from around the world.
Kid friendly museums in Los Angeles
La Page Museum - Los Angeles, CA
5801 Wilshire Blvd, (323) 934-7243 - Children get a kick out of the tar-pulling exhibit, which gives them a chance to use all their strength to try to pull a rod out of a vat of the ac
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