Venice Fishing Pier
87 locals recommend ·
Los Angeles, CA 90292
Tips from locals
Stroll the pier before walking north on the boardwalk to get to the heart of Venice Beach. Lots to see, lots of fun.
A view of our coast - depending on the clarity of the day, you can see Catalina Island. I like going in the morning as there is not that many people and have breakfast at Mercedes; if you walk a bit North, you get to the famous Venice Beach Boardwalk
The 1,300-foot Venice Pier, built in 1963, was falling to pieces by the 1980s. It was closed and scheduled for demolition in 1986. Venice residents rallied to the cause, and after years of perseverance the pier was restored and reopened in 1997. The restored pier is fully accessible, with special…