January 21 – January 24: East Sepulveda Bike Path Entrance/Exit will be closed 2. Share this: Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) ... Ballona Creek Trail and Bike Path… Construction Note: - the section of the Marina bike path running along Admirality Way between Bali Way and Mindanao Way has been cleared for construction. If you're planning to take a ride along the Ballona Creek Bike Path, a quick heads up. Photo by:katkoz Ballona Creek. Ballona Creek Bike Path Closures: Temporary Maintenance Begins © Shutterstock Crews are working all week along the Ballona Creek Bike Path. When Ballona Creek was channelized starting in the 1930s, the concrete berm was nothing more than a service road for maintenance vehicles. Sorry for the shaky camera stuff in the last bit of the ride, attempted to smooth it out but it never looked that good after. Archived. Press J to jump to the feed. FYI this is why Ballona Creek path is closed when it rains. It is really nothing more than a bike path. From the Ballona Creek Bike Path looking at Marina Del Rey. During January 21 through February 14 certain bike path entrances/exits along Ballona Creek and the sidewalk area in front of bike path entrances will be closed due to a site improvement project. I never understood why they originally built these paths this way. Looks like the water was at least 6’ above the path. The Ballona Creek bike path will be closed from Aug. 27 to Aug. 31 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. between National Boulevard and Overland Avenue for maintenance work. (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times) By ROBIN ABCARIANCOLUMNIST APRIL 26, 2020 3 AM At the beginning of the shutdown, I was overcome by a palpable sense of lethargy. Robbery on Ballona Creek path. The trail is primarily used for walking, running, nature trips, and road biking. If you're planning to take a ride along the Ballona Creek Bike Path, a quick heads up. Once you get to the end of the trail, you can enjoy a quick swim in the ocean to recharge. The schedule is below: 1. Ballona Creek Bridge View. During January 21 through February 14 certain bike path entrances/exits will be closed due to a site improvement project. Places that flood when it rains shouldn’t be used for buildings. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. The beach right at the end of this trail is also really nice with many volleyball nets and it … with a group), it’s a nice, pretty, breezy ride, about 8 miles from National Blvd. January 27 – January 31: Overland West Bike Path Entrance/ Exit will be closed SOUTH WITH FRIENDS OF BALLONA WETLANDS: Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve Main Gate – No Late Arrivals Length 4.7 mi Elevation gain 200 ft Route type Out & back. ... On the redeveloped parts of the LA river bike path, they wisely ditched these shallow, underpass runs in favor of keeping the path at higher … Artwork will highlight the historical significance of Ballona Creek and its connection to the Pacific Ocean. To post your recommendation, please sign in or join your neighborhood on Nextdoor. Turn off the TV and take a look at Jupiter tonight. The trail is primarily used for walking, running, and road biking and is accessible year-round. The rest of the ride is mostly dedicated bike paths. Angelenos couldn’t manage to keep away from each other over the weekend. Located along the north bank of Ballona Creek, the eight-mile Ballona Creek Trail and Bike Path was one of the first bicycle paths developed in the region. Ballona Creek is a concrete drainage way until it gets close to the ocean. On the redeveloped parts of the LA river bike path, they wisely ditched these shallow, underpass runs in favor of keeping the path at higher elevation. During January 21 through February 14 certain bike path entrances/exits will be closed due to a site improvement project. 99% of people aren't going to be using the path when it rains anyway, and the flooding never lasts long. https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/california/ballona-wetlands