The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation proudly maintains 182 parks for you! Local parks have playgrounds, organized sports, special programs and classes from swimming lessons to aerobics to Teen Clubs. Community Regional Parks provide larger facilities that feature adult organized sports leagues, playing fields and walking clubs. Regional Parks include lakes with boating and fishing, miles of hiking trails, swimming and activities including bicycling, hiking and horseback riding. Nature Centers and Wildlife Sanctuaries provide education on the native flora and fauna of Los Angeles County. Visitors to our four arboretum and botanic gardens experience plants from throughout the world. With the world’s largest municipal golf course system with 20 courses, visitors have an opportunity to play on beautiful golf courses with views from the mountains to the sea with extremely reasonable rates. And, the Hollywood Bowl offers world-famous entertainment while emerging artists are featured at the John Anson Ford Amphitheater. Our parks offer something for everyone! We hope you will visit and enjoy these beautiful parks!