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Long Beach Bike Paths

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These easy bike paths for kids and adults take you around the mouth of the Long Beach harbor where the Los Angeles River drains into the Pacific. These paths are also convenient for skateboarding, rollerblading, running and walking.


From Golden Park, follow the Oceanside Trail leading to the mouth of the river.

101 Golden Avenue. Long Beach, CA 90802


Rainbow Lagoon Park. Shoreline Village Drive and Linden Avenue. Long Beach, CA 90802. (562) 570-1600


The extension takes you across the harbor to S. Harbor Scenic Drive leading to the Queen Mary.


TRANSIT: Take the Metro Blue Line to Long Beach. Exit at Convention Center/Downtown.

CAR: Take the 710 Freeway south to Long Beach. Follow the signs to Downtown/Aquarium. Merge onto Shoreline Drive. Take the ramp to Golden Shore Street. Park in any one of the metered lots.


Best options are at Queen Mary or Aquarium of the Pacific.


Palm Beach Park

This little park overlooks the mud-flats at the estuary where the shorebirds gather. Metered parking is available.

Golden Shore Street

Long Beach, CA 90802

Rainbow Lagoon Park

This park is designed in a traditional Japanese style with two connected islands and surrounding park with high arched "rainbow bridges."

E. Shoreline Dr.

Long Beach, CA

(562) 570-1600 "?

Shoreline Aquatic Park

Just beyond the spot where the L.A. River widens into the harbor, there is a lighthouse on a grassy hill, plus lots of meandering paths amid great vistas of the marina and surrounding area. Take a stroll starting at the Aquarium of the Pacific, go to the water, take a right and head along the water's edge. Curve around the beachfront areas, aiming for the lighthouse. Take the path that spirals up the grassy hill to the lighthouse.

200 Aquarium Way

Long Beach, CA

(562) 570-3100


Aquarium of the Pacific

This world-class aquarium is a favorite destination for families. Parking, food and restrooms are available here.

100 Aquarium Way

Long Beach, CA

(562) 590-3100

Queen Mary

This famous ocean liner (and her neighboring Russian submarine) are open for tours of various kinds. Kids love prowling around the corridors and decks. Parking, multiple dining options and restrooms are available.

1126 Queens Highway

Long Beach, CA 90802

(877) 342-0738


Fresh Foods Cafe

340 Golden Shore

Long Beach, CA 90802

(562) 980-9200

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.

87 Aquarium Way

Long Beach, CA 90802, CA 90802

(562) 437-2434

Chili's Grill & Bar

30 Shoreline Dr West

Long Beach, CA 90802-4570

(562) 590-5103

Outback Steakhouse

20 West Shoreline Dr.

Long Beach, CA 90802

(562) 435-0002

P.F. Chang's

340 South Pine Avenue

Long Beach, CA 90802-4531

(562) 308-1025

Boston's Gourmet Pizza

90 Aquarium Way

Long Beach, CA 90802-8138

(562) 436-1300

Kavikas Grill and Bar

95 Aquarium Way

Long Beach, CA 90802

(562) 432-8700

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