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Heritage Park in Santa Fe Springs

on April 3, 2012

Tucked away in an industrial area of Santa Fe Springs is a really lovely park, Heritage Park.  Lovely sounds kinda prissy but that really is the best word to describe it.  It is the site of a former ranch, and the city has restored its grounds as well as some of its buildings.  On the main grounds, you will find a carriage barn, a greenhouse, an aviary, a windmill building and a Tongva exhibit.  Adjacent to the main grounds is a train exhibit.  There is a steam locomotive, a boxcar and a caboose.  The kids are allowed to climb into the locomotive but the exhibit is only open on the weekends.  There are also picnic areas on the main grounds and I think it would be really lovely to have a picnic there with sounds of the fountains in the background.  One thing to note is that there is no playground so according to the kids, “it’s not really a park”.  Regardless, it truly is worth a visit especially on a nice day.  Special thanks to Glenda for telling about this hidden gem!

Heritage Park
12100 Mora Drive
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670

One response to “Heritage Park in Santa Fe Springs

  1. […] FREE!  Food will be available for purchase and plenty of parking will be available.  Here is the link to my original post for this beautiful park. Heritage Park 12100 Mora Drive Santa Fe Springs, […]

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