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The Sepulveda Basin L.A. River Recreation Zone Is Open for the 2017 Summer Season

The Sepulveda Basin River Recreation Zone Is Open for the 2017 Summer Season The Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority is operating the Sepulveda Basin L.A. River Recreation Zone for its fifth season this summer. Hours are sunrise to sunset, except during and after inclement weather or other adverse conditions.  The L.A. River Recreation Zone provides access to recreate and explore the Los Angeles River with activities including boating, fishing and bird watching.  The River Recreation Zone is managed by the MRCA in coordination with the City of Los Angeles and Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell, the Army Corps of Engineers, and the...

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Learn About Recreational Use of the L.A. River

Learn About Recreational Use of the L.A. River Originally Published: July 29, 2016 Updated: August 2, 2016 The river is a recreational treasure in the midst of a large city, and like urban waterways around the world, it is both easily accessible and easily impacted by humans. The City of L.A., the Council for Watershed Health and Heal the Bay all monitor water quality in the L.A. River. The river can be enjoyed safely by kayakers and other recreational users with appropriate precautions. “We are grateful to Heal the Bay for their study of water quality in the L.A....

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