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Echo Park

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Address: Los Angeles, CA 90026
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Lovely area to walk around. Plenty of seating to admire the detention waterway. Lotus flowers. Statute and plenty of information about the history and purpose of the park and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely area to walk around. Plenty of seating to admire the detention waterway. Lotus flowers. Statute and plenty of information about the history and purpose of the park and lake. A few joggers. A few homeless people. Everyone enjoying the relaxing space.

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London, United Kingdom
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721 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Echo Park is another small oasis in this vast city. In this place you will find a small lake that will give you the opportunity to take a stroll and relax from the chaos of the metropolis. It is close to Glendale, the Dodger Stadium, the Chinatown district and it is not far from downtown. Remember to always consider the... More 

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Thank Travelcooking
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Big and beautiful park in DTLA, good for walks, running or picnicking with friends with a nice view from LA

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

If you're ever in Los Angeles, this park is a MUST!!! Not only can you enjoy a nice walk or rest at the park...but you can also visit the boathouse to pass the time. The boathouse has a new cafe where they serve brunch, coffee and tea. The boathouse also has a peddle boat dock where you can rent boats... More 

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Paris
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Los Angeles is not a city made for pedestrians. When I moved here I thought to myself people are lazy. They drive around and get stuck in traffic. They suck. Little Parisian fought hard and walked walked walked everywhere I could. And honestly I have walked through pretty dull and boring suburban parts of the city: mini malls and gas... More 

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Los Angeles
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016

I go to Echo Park at least once a week for a walk. I grew up in this neighborhood years ago when it wasn't so great. It's beautiful and safe now! The lake is tranquil and the abundance of wild life will amaze you. It's become a very 'in' spot for those of us in the know. I would highly... More 

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New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Great little city park surrounding excellent lake. Some nice shady areas to sit and relax, eat your lunch, people watch. Many people use the path for jogging. Even though you're surrounded by cars driving by it's pretty peaceful here. Nice views of downtown as well.

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Thank Steve H
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

Great place for a little R & R! This neighborhood has changed quite a bit for the better! It's close to the LA Dodgers Stadium and Sunset Blvd. Awesome for a nice stroll, a picnic or rent a paddle boat. Just watch where you park! The police are ready to tow cars at any moment!

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Shanghai, China
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

Every year, around July the lotus flower is bloosom, it is a good time to visit and it does not cost money.

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1 Thank Zhi-Shao L
Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Visited the Lotus Festival at Echo park Lake (2nd weekend in July). Great festival and venue. The park currently has blooming lotus flowers. They are big and colorful. You van visit the late anytime, there is a great water fountain in the middle of the lake. Great for pictures. They have pedal boats for rental and the lake has turtles,... More 

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