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About the L.A. River Recreation Zone

About the Los Angeles River Recreation Zone The Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority (MRCA), in cooperation with the City and County of Los Angeles, and the Army Corps of Engineers is managing the Los Angeles River Recreation Program for the fourth year to increase safe public access to the L.A. River and to further river revitalization. The Recreation Zones open on Memorial Day, May 29, 2017 and are open from sunrise to sunset daily (except during inclement weather or after storm events). There are two segments of the Recreation Zone: The 2.5 mile Elysian Valley River Recreation Zone The...

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About MRCA

About the Mountains Recreation & Conservation Authority The Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority is a local public park agency dedicated to the preservation and management of open space, urban parkland, watershed lands, trails, and wildlife habitat. Established in 1985 pursuant to the Joint Powers Act, the MRCA is a local partnership between the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy, which is a state agency that was established by the Legislature, the Conejo Recreation and Park District, and the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District, which are local park agencies established by the vote of the people.  The MRCA manages more than 73,000 acres...

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Group Permits

Group Permits GROUP RESERVATIONS AND PERMITS There is no need for a permit and there are no user fees for individuals entering the Los Angeles River Recreation Zone. Organized groups that would like to conduct an event, program, or provide services in the recreation zone need to obtain a permit from the MRCA, and provide proof of liability insurance. GROUP USE ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT FEE STRUCTURE AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS The following is the Permit fee structure for group permits issued by the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority for the Los Angeles River Recreation Zone.  All fees described herein are group...

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Safety

SAFETY The Los Angeles River Recreation Program takes place during the summer months when adverse weather and water flow conditions are least likely to occur. However, unexpected or sudden events such as thunderstorms and flash floods can occur without notice. The public will be required to exit the Program area boundaries when a National Weather Service flood watch or warning has been issued for the Los Angeles River Watershed from upstream water sources, or a small stream or thunderstorm watch has been issued.   In any of these events, boaters will be directed to specific entry and exit points.  In...

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