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Compton Creek

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Plans for an urban park are in the works here at Compton Creek. The city of Compton recently purchased this land and plans to nurture its development into a regional garden. Today, it is a fun place for families to venture into the channel and explore this natural-bottomed creek, a tributary of the Los Angeles River.

STARTING AND ENDING

Compton Creek at Artesia Boulevard. Compton, CA 90220

STARTING POINT PARKING

Use the parking lot at Crystal Casino & Hotel, then find your way to the adjacent green space along the river and head downriver. 123 E. Artesia Boulevard, Compton, CA.

DIRECTIONS TO THE START

TRANSIT: Take the Metro Blue Line towards Long Beach. Exit at the Artesia Station.

CAR: Head south on the 710 Freeway to the 91 Freeway West. Exit at Alameda/Santa Fe. Keep left at the fork, follow signs for Alameda St/Campton and merge onto Artesia Boulevard.

DINING

Crystal Casino & Hotel

The casino has a full dining service.

123 East Artesia Boulevard

Compton, CA 90220

(310) 631-3838

Subway

200 Towne Center Dr

Compton, CA 90220-6457

(310) 885-3200

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