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Best parks in Santa Monica

Park
“The ocean views are spectacular from the bluffs during a leisurely walk along the path”
65 locals recommend
Park
“Great to walk through the park during the day en route to Ocean Avenue or Santa Monica Place.”
35 locals recommend
Park
“If your i the mood for stair climbing this is the place. There are two sets of stairs to climb, look around you can go up/down one set and walk to the next to go up/down. ”
26 locals recommend
Playground
“This 17.9-acre park includes lighted ball fields & tennis courts, plus playgrounds & picnic spots. ”
20 locals recommend
Playground
“A few blocks down, family friendly and a great place to read a book/people watch.”
15 locals recommend
Park
“ Saturday Farmer's Market each week and water play area for kids all summer!”
16 locals recommend
Park
“Great spot, possible celebrity sightings. Walk right behind the Red O and you will see the entrance to 41 Ocean.”
12 locals recommend
Baseball Field
“Tennis courts hear and two large baseball fields as well as basketball courts. I enjoy playing tennis here during the daylight hours as the lights at these courts are bad.”
12 locals recommend
Park
“Jungle gym, swings, play apparatus, basketball courts, baseball fields, soccer and football fields.”
8 locals recommend
Park
“Just a quick walk to a local favorite park. Bring a blanket and a good book and enjoy the sun and ocean views. ”
8 locals recommend
Park
“Walking distance from Villa Luna, adorable little neighborhood park with two playgrounds and an open field.”
6 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“Sunday morning. Great food - pancakes to tamales, fresh produce. Face painting, balloon animals and pony rides for kids.”
4 locals recommend
Park
“Neighborhood park with a playground, a pool, soccer, baseball, basketball, a skate park & grills. There's also a gymnasium that hosts various sports such as dodgeball.”
6 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Nice lunch spot during the week, with a great outdoor patio! (Closed on weekends)”
6 locals recommend
Park
“This is the closest beach access to the unit. Not only is it an amazing beach, it also has a grass park for laying out, BBQ and picnics.”
5 locals recommend
Park
“Right up the street. Tennis courts are lit up until about 10pm I think. There are 2 tennis rackets in the closet if you want to play.”
3 locals recommend