L.A. Walks: Ballona Lagoon

The confusing layout of the streets around Marina del Rey combined with limited street parking make this an almost traffic-free destination for a walk along Ballona Lagoon, the main marina channel and a deserted strip of Venice Beach.

The stats
Distance: 2.5 miles
Difficulty: 2, on a scale of 1 to 5
Duration: 1 hour
Details: Dogs on a leash are OK. Free parking. Metro bus lines 108, 358.

Written by Charles Fleming
Produced by Dianne de Guzman