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Franklin-Ivar Park

Los Angeles, California

based on 1 reviews


Added by Margaret L

What was once a vacant and deteriorated site, Franklin-Ivar Park was rehabilitated and turned into a small neighborhood park in a densely-populated area in Hollywood.

More like a parklette, Franklin-Ivar Park returns some of the native habitats that once thrived in this area on the slopes of the Santa Monica Mountains. The park features a variety of California native plants, a small outdoor amphitheater, a nature-themed children’s area, picnic tables, shady trees, and numerous resident and migrant bird species.

One issue with this park is that there is no on-site parking and no street parking directly adjacent to the park.

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Dog Friendly
Family Friendly
Picnic Area
ADA Accessible

Franklin-Ivar Park Reviews

What are surprised to find this little park. This area desperately needed some breathing space and this park provides that for the locals and the neighborhood. There are a number of picnic tables that you can enjoy a small lunch or coffee and they even have bike racks, if you decide to buy care. Parking can be difficult but if you look around, you should be able to find some spaces in the neighborhood with a small walk. Keep in mind if you decide to bring Fido, to either keep him on a leash or at least pay attention to what they are doing. When I visited, a couple let their gigantic dog run crazy and into the areas I am sure no one is supposed to be trampling…including trampling me.🥴

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