Recreation, Parks, and Open Space

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RPV Beaches, Parks and Trails Open

Help Keep Our Parks Open RPV In accordance with guidance from the County of Los Angeles, on May 13, the City of Rancho Palos Verdes reopened beaches, parks and trails, including the Palos Verdes Nature Preserve, with physical distancing required.

The City encourages residents to participate in recreational outdoor activity in their neighborhoods. If you visit these areas, please do so responsibly, be mindful of your interactions and wear a face covering. All visitors MUST practice physical distancing, staying 6 feet away from others not in their household. Face coverings are mandatory at beaches when out of the water and around others. Face coverings are required at trailheads, parking areas, and on any trails where there are other groups of people nearby. Children under age 2 and anyone who has trouble breathing should not wear face coverings.

City Staff, Park Rangers and law enforcement are monitoring these areas to ensure compliance with public health directives, and parking restrictions will be enforced. Pursuant to the City Council’s March 17 local emergency proclamation, the City may close these areas if rules are not observed by the public and conditions become unsafe.

Please note that some trails may remain closed, and some trails may have designated directions of travel to encourage physical distancing. Please check rpvca.gov/trails for up-to-date information on temporary trail closures and trail circulation plans. 

The Eastview Dog Park and the Rancho Caninos Dog Park are open. The tennis court at Upper Point Vicente Park and the paddle tennis courts at Ladera Linda Park are open. Both amenities have restrictions to comply with physical distancing and safety. Basketball courts at Ryan Park and Ladera Linda are open with restrictions.

Still Closed

Playgrounds, baseball and soccer fields (individual, passive use allowed; groups and organized sports not allowed), park buildings (exterior park restrooms are open)

Trails Do’s and Don’ts

DO’s

  • Check the status of trails before you visit at rpvca.gov/trails.
  • Follow all Preserve rules, regulations and posted access restrictions.
  • Stay at least six 6 feet from others who are not members of your household at all times.
  • Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Pack out all trash.

DON’Ts

  • Don’t use trails that you know are crowded.
  • Don’t leave your home if you are sick with a fever or respiratory symptoms or are currently under isolation or quarantine.
  • Don’t gather in groups or linger at any one location except as needed for brief rests.
  • Don’t share food or water while out on the trails.

COVID-19 Restrictions

  1. Playgrounds Closed
  2. Dog Park Restrictions
  3. Tennis Court Restrictions
  4. Basketball Court Restrictions

RPV Playgrounds Closed

Due to L.A. County's Targeted Safer at Home Order, RPV playgrounds are closed to the public.

Recreation Activities

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Winter 2020-2021 Rec Guide (1)
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  1. Recreation, Parks, and Open Space


    Physical Address
    30940 Hawthorne Boulevard
    Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

    Phone: 310-544-5260
    Fax: 310-544-5294


  1. Elf in the Park

    Each week in December, Rancho the Elf will be visiting a different RPV park. Get outdoors and use clues to find him! Read on...
  2. The REACH Program is Back!

    Learn more about the REACH program by attending our upcoming Meet and Greet on Monday, December 7th, 2020 at 4pm via Zoom! Read on...
  3. Frozen Story and Craft Time

    December 10 at 6:30pm Location: This is a Virtual Activity This event is FREE and a fun Pre-assembled frozen themed craft kit is included! Pre-registration required! Read on...
  4. Winter Recreation Classes Coming Soon!

    Keep in shape, socialize and have fun this Winter Season with dance and yoga classes! Keep the kids busy with Lacrosse and Hip Hop! Learn about different cultures, while learning a second language with, "Spanish for Kids!" Register today! Read on...
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