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2022 Events--FREE!

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Mother Nature's Backyard - Slideshow of the First Year

Stroll the Preserve
Map of the Preserve

Would you like to immerse yourself in a relaxing stroll through wilderness? Here is your chance!
and take a walk through the Gardena Willows Wetland Preserve on
the second Sunday of every month 1PM to 4PM
and a new added Stroll day each month (self-guided) - 4th Saturday
from 9:00 a.m. to Noon

Be sure to wear sturdy walking shoes, a hat, sunscreen and insect repellant and bring your camera!!

Registration is required for all activities:

Click here for 2022 monthly activities and hours of operation

The entrance to the Preserve is in Arthur Johnson Park (formerly South Gardena Park),
between Normandie and Vermont Avenues, one block north of Artesia Blvd at
1202 West 170th Street, Gardena, CA.

Native Plants for Sandy Soils

Common Weeds of Western Los Angeles County - Project SOUND

3rd Saturday of the Month

8:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m.


Willows Restoration Work Days
Remove non-native plants and restore habitat.
Tools, gloves & water will be provided. Wear work clothes, hat, sun screen and sturdy shoes. Come and enjoy a morning in the wilderness!

Registration is required for all activities:


The Gardena Willows Preserve entrance is located in Arthur Johnson Park (formerly South Park) Between Normandie & Vermont- One block north of Artesia,
1202 West 170th St., Gardena, CA

click the above link for a Yahoo! Map

Here is a map of the Preserve


For additional information, please contact:
Friends of Gardena Willows Wetland Preserve

or email us