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Echo Park

Address: Los Angeles, CA 90026
Phone Number: (323) 860-8874
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Ranked #66 of 310 Attractions in Los Angeles
Type: Neighborhoods, Parks, Outdoors
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Type: Neighborhoods, Parks, Outdoors

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200 reviews 200 reviews
42 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This is a nice respite. It's a tree-lined lake with fountains and lots of ducks. It's a nice place to take a walk or relax on a bench. There are little paddle boats you can rent too. It's a cool, peaceful place to take a break.

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Canoga Park CA
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70 reviews 70 reviews
30 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Echo Park is a neighborhood just northeast of downtown L.A., but there is an actual Echo Park, and this is a review of the park itself. The park is a block south of Sunset Blvd.; drive or take the #2 or #4 bus from downtown to Echo Park Ave. The park's main feature is a very large lake, with jets... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

If you're in the downtown area and have an hour or so to spare, Echo Park is a worth a visit but don't go out of your way. The surrounding area is not great but the park has been refurbished in the past year or so and it's nice to take a walk around but is more lake than park.... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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13 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Beautiful park and lake in Los Angeles (north of downtown) has been recently renovated. You can come for a jog, a walk, a picnic or rent a boat. It´s an oasis in LA!!! There is a fountain in the lake and so many flowers.....such a beautiful park!!!

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Long Beach, California
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204 attraction reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The echo park lake holds many different lotus plants and when they are blooming makes for a variety of different flowering colors. There is a paved path around the lake you can walk or for those who want to get out on the water there are rental paddleboats available to take out on the lake. Also, makes for a nice... More 

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3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Its a beautiful park. Great open areas for picnics, relaxation, exercising or just taking a stroll. The Lotus festival was this weekend and that's always a fun event!

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Fort Myers, Florida
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140 reviews 140 reviews
13 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

What a great park. You can inhale the scent of nature just north of downtown Los Angeles. The park is hidden in an eclectic neighborhood. There is a hiking trail around the small lake. You can rent a paddleboat for $10 adult, $5 children, for one hour. There is a cute little cafe attached to the rental place.

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Los Angeles, California
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168 reviews 168 reviews
37 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

I loved the renovations on the park. It used to be dirty and smelly, but now it's nicely redone. The famous waterfall is the center of all it. Take a stroll around the lake and have breakfast at the cafe. Try out paddle boating too! There's ample parking around the lake too.

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Bakersfield, California
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142 reviews 142 reviews
27 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013 via mobile

Echo Park Lake went through a major overhaul two years ago that has made great improvements. This is a nice way to enjoy a mellow day. The walk around the lake is close to a mile. The Angelus Temple is across the street.

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San Francisco, California
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74 reviews 74 reviews
42 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We were so impressed on the many Lotus Plants along the edge of the Lake. They are well protected from any kind of intruders because the nets were in-place. The many varieties of flowers make one really wonder and appreciate the real beauty of the nature. Some lotus grew so tall that some flowers were so big that really amazed... More 

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