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Los Angeles River

2960 Marsh St, Los Angeles, CA 90039-2911
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Still not much of an attraction

Despite the noble efforts of a group called "Friends of the LA River" to fix up the river, there is... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
La Canada, California
Nice Views of the Los Angeles River from Queen Mary Area

We enjoyed the views of Los Angeles River in early November 2016. Water levels were good. People... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2016
Fremont, California
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Although this river flows through the heart of one of America's busiest metropolitan areas, a large number of rare wildlife species still make their home here.
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6 days ago
“Still not much of an attraction”
5 Nov 2016
“Nice Views of the Los Angeles River from Queen Mary Area”
2960 Marsh St, Los Angeles, CA 90039-2911
Central L.A
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Despite the noble efforts of a group called "Friends of the LA River" to fix up the river, there is still not much to savor. As one walks along the river on the trail one remains quite far away from the actual riverbed, which is...More

Thank Rogerdob
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We enjoyed the views of Los Angeles River in early November 2016. Water levels were good. People were enjoying going out on boats in the Long Beach portion of the LA River. We also liked the lights on the bridge by the LA River. We...More

Thank mini
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Rattlesnake Park, a large section of the Los Angeles River is a great place to walk, jog, ride a bicycle, and fish! This area, which is just north-east of downtown L.A. has been cleaned up and a safe place to see an actual river -...More

Thank Almaz A
Reviewed 17 June 2016

The Los Angeles River is a famous drainage channel that goes from north to south in LA. It has appeared in many movies and video games and has become a famous icon of the city. It is not especially pretty to look at, but nevertheless,...More

1  Thank Ynhockey
Reviewed 6 December 2015

The LA River is definitely no Seine, Tiber or Thames as it's usually just a dry bed or trickle of water hemmed in by huge unsightly concrete walled flood channel walls. Best seen when passing over a bridge or if in the Vernon area. I've...More

1  Thank David B L
Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

I drove down to the alas river to take some shots from the bridges and then found an access tunnel under the 4th street bridge. You can then drive down onto the concrete and take some awesome shots from the river level. Tip: In the...More

1  Thank AndrewS666_666
Reviewed 11 March 2015

The Los Angeles river might or might not flow, you might see water near Long Beach. There is a dry concrete river bed that runs in Los Angeles in case there are floods. It will look familiar to viewers of films such as Grease the...More

1  Thank PrestonGuild
Reviewed 8 November 2014 via mobile

Sometimes it's there, sometimes it's not. Being restored. Spent an Earth Day cleaning it up. It was unbelievable what we pulled out!

Thank CarmichaelVentura
Reviewed 2 October 2014

The Los Angeles River is an oddity. In the Long Beach area there is actually water. Due to the tidal flows from the Pacific Ocean, that part of the Los Angeles River has water. Further up, one finds a dry concrete river bed. In major...More

Thank mini
Reviewed 16 June 2013

Kayaked the Los Angeles River today with George and crew from LA River Exhibitions. Weather was perfect, fun on the river, alot of rocks. By the way, they hold your car keys so they won't end up in the river. More rapids and rocks than...More

Thank Dick K
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