Whittier Narrows Dam

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Whittier Narrows Dam


(626) 575-5526

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Whittier Narrows Dam is Los Angeles County's largest and most popular recreation areas. Located in the City of South El Monte features a variety of facilities and spreads over 1,492 acres.

The park features an archery range, BMX bicycle Moto-cross track, organized softball, baseball, soccer, small bore rifle range, tennis, tether cars, trap and skeet shooting. A community garden, cultural special events, an urban farm project, the American Military Museum, children's play areas, a dog sports field are sure to help anyone enjoy their experience. Also, equestrian trails, a fishing lake, an 18-hole disc golf course, pedal boats, picnicking, radio controlled boats, planes, an bike trails, and multiple-use trails are available. In addition there are a number of independently sponsored events at the park including Junta Hispana, Pegan Pride, Mexican Independence Day Festival and Fall Fair.

Map of Whittier Narrows Dam

Latitude, Longitude: 34.035680, -118.054184



  • Bicycling

    Here enjoy a BMX bicycle moto-cross track and multiple-use trails.

  • Fishing

    A fishing lake is here for anglers to enjoy.

  • Golfing

    A 18-hole disc gold course is available on the grounds for avid players and newbies.

  • Hiking

    The park has a number of multiple-use trails.

  • Horseback Riding

    An equestrian center is located at this multi-use recreational facility.

  • Picnicking

    Picnic tables are available to enjoy a day in the park.



On Pomona Freeway (CA 60) at Rosemead Blvd. (CA 19).

Phone Numbers


(626) 575-5526