Whittier Narrows Park
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.