San Pedro - A Whale of a Town

American Merchant Marine Veterans Memorial 

Angel's Gate

Angel's Gate
Recreation Center

The Arcade Building 

Assistance League
of San Pedro
Post Office

Averill Park 

Banning Residence

(Old) Beacon Street

Bogdanovich Park 

Cabrillo Beach 

Cabrillo Beach Bathhouse 

Cabrillo Marina 

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium 

Danish Castle 

Dodson House 

Drum Barracks
Civil War Museum

Fireboat #2 

Fishing Industry Memorial 

Fishermen's Wharf 

Fort MacArthur 

Fort MacArthur Military Museum 

Friendship Park 

Harbor View House 

Harbor View Cemetery 

Korean Bell 

Los Angeles Maritime Museum 

Marine Mammal Care Center 

Muller House Museum 

Old St. Peter's Episcopal Church 

Old San Pedro 

Peck House 

Point Fermin Lighthouse 

Point Fermin Park 

Point Vicente Interpretive Center 

Point Vicente Lighthouse 

Ports O' Call Village 

Post Office 

Royal Palms State Beach 

SS Lane Victory 

South Coast Botanic Garden 


The Trolley 

22nd Street Landing 

U.S.S. Los Angeles Naval Memorial 

Vincent Thomas Bridge 

Warner Grand Theatre 

Wayfarers Chapel 

Worldport LA 


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Deane Dana Friendship Community Regional Park & Nature Center Friendship Park

Overlooking the San Pedro and (from the top of the hill) Santa Catalina Island, this 123-acre park has a picnic area, children's play area, and large turf areas. A natural history museum, classrooms, live animals, and other displays educate and entertain in the new 4,000-square-foot Nature Center . Many activities including bird walks, naturalist classes for adults and children, craft classes, hiking, picnicking, birthday parties, school field trips, and nature camps are available. Young children will enjoy the shaded playground in a sand lot surrounded by lawn.

On clear days, visitors have wonderful panoramic views of Los Angeles and the San Gabriel and San Bernardino Mountain ranges. Amazing panoramic vistas of Catalina Island, and the Los Angeles - Long Beach harbor complex delight the eye. Hiking trails are found throughout the park. Some of the trails are ADA-accessible. The enterance is on 9th Street near the intersection of Western Avenue and 9th Street.

The park is open from 7:00 AM, the parking lot closes at 6:00 PM. The Nature Center is open from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, and closed Mondays.

Deane Dana Friendship Community Regional Park & Nature Center
1850 West 9th Street
San Pedro 90732
(310) 519-6115

Driving Directions
Offical Deane Dana Friendship Community Regional Park & Nature Center Web Site

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