Ernest E. Debs Regional Park

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View from Sycamore Grove Park to the hillside solar panels and Ernest E. Debs Regional Park in Montecito Heights.

Ernest E. Debs Regional Park is a large open space nature reserve and regional park in the Montecito Heights neighborhood of central-northeast Los Angeles, California.[1][2]

It is named after former County Supervisor Ernest E. Debs. The park is operated by the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks.[1]

Geography[edit]

Ernest E. Debs Regional Park is located in the western San Rafael Hills, with views of the Arroyo Seco, San Gabriel Mountains, and Downtown Los Angeles. The park provides several miles of hiking and cycling trails. Access is from Griffin Avenue at Avenue 43, and off Monterey Road.[1]

Ecology[edit]

The park contains 282 acres (1.14 km2) of native California Walnut (Juglans californica) and California oak woodlands (Interior live oak (Quercus wislizeni) habitats.

Ernest E. Debs Regional Park contains the Audubon Center at Debs Park.[1][3] The Audubon Center building was the first carbon-neutral building constructed in the United States.[4] The center provides nature education programs (all ages) and native plant restoration projects.[5]

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