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Whittier Narrows Park

This expansive park includes the Whittier Narrows Nature Center and the Whittier Narrows Recreation Area.
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This 1,492-acre family and dog-friendly park in the City of South El Monte is one of Los Angeles County's largest and most popular recreation areas. Here, visitors can utilize bikes and watercraft rentals for various outdoor activities. There are also numerous softball and soccer fields with picnic tables, a paved airstrip for radio-controlled hobby aircraft, a tether car racetrack and multiple paths for walking and cycling.

Within the Recreation Area, visitors can explore the Whittier Narrows Nature Center, which contains exhibits about the plants and animals' local environment, including live displays. There are also lectures, ranger tours and education programs for visitors to enjoy.

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El Monte
750 S. Santa Anita Ave.
South El Monte, CA 91733
(626) 575-1742
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Take the Metrolink San Bernadino Line to El Monte Station

Walk to Railroad St. and turn right

Turn left onto Monterey Ave

Arrive at La Fruta Feliz on west side of Monterey Ave.

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Free train rides for children 17 years old and younger on Saturdays and Sundays when accompanied by a fare-paying adult.

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