El Dorado Park Nature Trail is a 2 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Long Beach, California that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.
These trails are hidden gems in the busy city of Long Beach. You would never know that you were not lost in hidden woods, rather then less then 1/2 mile from a busy freeway. The nature center itself is very good, featuring a little menagerie of local wildlife, and educational things for children. They sell items, and they occasionally have special events like informational hikes looking for butterflies or birds. It is totally worth a stop to check it out before going on the trails. The hikes are easy. On a weekend, you will find many families with children on the trails. They do not permit bicycles or dogs on the nature trails, though they are both allowed in the rest of the park. There is a lot of wildlife to see here too. You will find egrets and herons in the lake, lizards running around in the sun if it's warm, bunnies if you're lucky, possibly a hawk or two soaring on the thermals. It's a great escape from city life, and extremely easy to get to. $5 Fee to Park.
Great and peaceful place to take family. Easy walk/hike type of trail.
Great place to get out and walk and enjoy nature at a slow pace, plenty of wildlife to see! It's 5$ for weekday parking and you have access to a lot of nice areas. the trail is where we spent our time, and it was a enjoyable small hike.
ifts a fun easy trail, lots of wildlife from birds,rabbits,squrriels,ducks,turtles, and even a small coyote.
Fun 'n easy.
A perfect place for a walk!