SNPL DYCbeachwalk fallwinter20172018 revised

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Saturday, Nov. 18th
Saturday, Dec. 9th
Sunday, Jan. 7th
9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

  • Group sizes no larger than 15 people are ideal, and as few as two people are just fine
  • The nature walk focuses on general beach ecology, with an emphasis on the federally threatened Snowy Plover
  • Binoculars for the duration of the walk are provided
  • Families are welcome, but children may need help from parents with using binoculars
  • Nature walk participants meet at and return to the lobby of the youth center
  • Walks typically last between 45-90 minutes depending on the interest level of the group, the amount of wildlife available for viewing at the site, and the weather

Dockweiler Youth Center
12505 Vista del Mar, Los Angeles, CA 90245
(Just south of the end of Imperial Highway at Dockweiler Beach)

For more information please call
(323) 481-4037 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Nature walks are FREE. If you drive, please be prepared to pay a parking fee at the lot adjacent to the Dockweiler Youth Center (meters or self-serve kiosk). The youth center is also easily accessed by bike from the Marvin Braude Bike Trail.

Special thanks to The State of California Coastal Conservancy for their support of Ballona to the Beach.

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