Share!

Parks and Gardens

Urban Oasis
Parks and Gardens

Great times in the great outdoors.

With 30 parks and over 90,000 trees, Torrance is an outdoor oasis in the heart of the city. The outdoor scene is full of surprises, from a four-level rocket ship looking down on the Los Angeles basin to an island of wilderness in the city at Madrona Marsh Preserve. You’re sure to experience something new outside in Torrance.

View All Parks

OUR FAVORITES

Alta Loma Park
The iconic four-level metal rocket and lunar module replica are a one-of-kind setting for 1960s playground scenes. And the park’s view of ...
Alta Loma Park
South Torrance community park on ocean side has unbeatable views from all angles. From saying “I do” to taking your dog by “Fido Fountain,” a water fountain for ...
Alta Loma Park
This tree house is the first universally-accessible tree house in a public space in California. The tree house is a 2,500 square-foot wooden structure ...
Alta Loma Park
The South Coast Botanic Garden, located within the heart of the Palos Verdes Peninsula, is flourishing proof that trash can transform into ...
Alta Loma Park
A visit to the Madrona Marsh Preserve is truly a unique experience. Come and explore one of the last remaining vernal wetlands in Southern California—truly an island of wilderness in the heart of the city ...

MORE TO EXPLORE

Trip Planner

Take a Bite in Torrance

With more than 400 eateries on its plate, Torrance offers incredible cuisine and experiences around every corner, from eclectic bakeries to ...

Read More
Trip Planner

Get Hoppy in Torrance

Welcome to brew heaven! Torrance is becoming known as a hub for SoCal’s craft beer scene, so get your taste buds ready to explore the city’s 11 breweries ...

Read More
Trip Planner

Get Outside to an Urban Oasis

Torrance is an oasis for travelers who want to be close to all the action in Los Angeles but avoid all the crowds and prices. This uncrowded city also has many...

Read More