Santa Monica has 27 public parks located throughout the city.
Hours & Rules
Parks are open 6 am - 11 pm, except
- Chess Park: Sunrise - Sunset
- Los Amigos Park: Weeknights 6 pm - 10 pm; Weekends & school breaks 6 am - 11 pm
- Palisades Park: 5 am - midnight
Click here for list of rules and FAQ's
Planning & Policy
Two long-range plans guide the cultivation of Santa Monica's parks system:
The Recreation & Parks Commission advises staff and City Council on issues related to park projects and open space use.
Visit www.santamonicaparks.org for information on current and upcoming capital improvement projects in parks.
Check out Give Santa Monica if you're interested in contributing to park improvements or purchasing a bench.
Summer Splash Pad Hours
Beach House - Click here for splash pad hours at the Beach House
Tongva Park - CLOSED for repair
Virginia Avenue Park - CLOSED for the season