Vista Hermosa Natural Park facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsVista Hermosa Natural Park
|Location||Echo Park, Los Angeles, California|
|Area||10.5-acre (42,000 m2)|
|Created||July 19, 2008|
|Operated by||Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority|
The Vista Hermosa Natural Park is an urban public park located in Echo Park, Los Angeles, immediately west of Civic Center, Los Angeles. Vista Hermosa Natural Park sits on a former oil field of 10.5 acres (4.2 ha), bounded by Toluca Street and West 1st Street, Los Angeles. The park includes walking trails, streams, meadows, oak savannahs, picnic grounds, a nature-themed playground, and a soccer field.
The $15-million park was opened on July 19, 2008 and was the first to open in Downtown Los Angeles in over 100 years. The park is managed as a partnership among the Los Angeles Unified School District, the City of Los Angeles, and the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority (MRCA).
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