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Take the River to the People and the People to the River

We are a non-profit organization founded in 1986 to protect and restore the natural and historic heritage of the Los Angeles River and its riparian habitat through inclusive planning, education and wise stewardship.Since then we’ve expanded to become the Los Angeles River’s foremost advocate and have developed groundbreaking education and community programs.Every day Friends of the Los Angeles River works to create a swimmable, fishable, boatable, bikeable Los Angeles River.The River is yours to enjoy!

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This Black Friday #OptOutside and take a ride on the LA River

Our friends at REI are doing something special for Black Friday – they are closing the doors to all retail stores and encouraging people throughout the country to enjoy the outdoors and connect with nature. Looking for a bike path or great spot on the LA River? Download our pocket LA River Map and Guide! […]