The Guide to Camping Sites Near Los Angeles

07/28/2014

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For many visitors, a trip to Los Angeles isn’t complete without experiencing the natural beauty that surrounds the city. Whether your hotel is in Downtown L.A. or at the beach, there are numerous L.A. County and California State Parks located a short drive away. From spectacular coastal settings to rugged mountains and otherworldly desert landscapes, these parks offer a wide range of daytime activities and options for camping overnight. Read on and find out more about camping sites near Los Angeles.

To make online reservations at L.A. County Parks, use the Activities Reservation & Registration System (LACARRS). This system allows you to reserve and/or register for County services and programs, including RV Park, camping, picnic, facilities, and rooms. Online reservations for California State Parks can be made via individual links at Reserve America, included in the following guide.

Los Angeles Parks and Gardens

07/12/2014

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Head outdoors and enjoy the city's many parks and gardens. Whether you're casually strolling through a blooming rose garden or getting some exercise on a scenic hike in L.A., gorgeous weather and beautiful surroundings will be your constant companion.

Skateparks in Los Angeles

09/10/2012

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Skateparks in Los Angeles became part of L.A. culture when surfing legend Hobie Alter created Hobie Skateboards in the 1960s. Shortly after, places like Venice Beach were deemed major skate destinations, appearing in numerous skate videos.