Past Meetup

Ballona Lagoon and Venice Canals--& dinner at Lemonade

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Ballona Lagoon

3945 Via Dolce · Marina Del Rey, CA

How to find us

Meet at 6:30, hike starts at 6:40, whether I am there or not. Hike starts on the west side of Via Dolce

Location image of event venue

Details

NIGHT HIKE AT BALLONA LAGOON & VENICE CANALS

LOTS OF WATER AND BIRDS

3 MILES, part on a dirt path around the Ballona Lagoon, part on the sidewalk in the Venice Canals

-----A NOTE ABOUT MY 6:30 PM HIKES: -----------

SOMETIMES I AM REALLY BUSY OR I AM STUCK IN TRAFFIC AND ARRIVE LATE. IF I AM NOT THERE AT 6:40, START THE HIKE WITHOUT ME! DON'T WAIT FOR ME! I WILL CATCH UP! THE HIKE ROUTE IS ALWAYS THE SAME, IT GOES IN A CLOCKWISE DIRECTION; SEE THE MAP BELOW... (http://photos2.meetupstatic.com/photos/event/9/1/f/1/highres_43897361.jpeg)

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DIRECTIONS: In West L.A/Marina Del Rey area--take Washington Blvd all the way to the beach. Two blocks before the Venice Pier, turn left on Via Dolce and go 1/2 mile. At the fork, go straight. (The left fork is Marquesas and that leads to Via Marina--DON'T go that way!) The right fork stays called Via Dolce and we will be parked next to the big lagoon, between Marquesas Way and Roma Court.

HERE IS A PRINTABLE MAP:

http://photos2.meetupstatic.com/photos/event/9/1/f/1/highres_43897361.jpeg

A GOOGLE MAP TO THE HIKE:

http://maps.google.com/maps?q=3945+Via+Dolce,+Marina+Del+Rey,+CA&hl=en&ll=33.976036,-118.46019&spn=0.010463,0.01929&sll=33.974969,-118.45886&sspn=0.010463,0.01929&z=16

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BRING: water, flashlight, comfortable hiking shoes.

DOGS: are allowed here as long as owner is on a leash

CATS: are allowed off leash but good luck finding them when you want to cuddle later

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8:30 pm--DINNER AFTERWARD:

Lemonade

1661 Abbot Kinney Boulevard, Venice, CA 90291

At the Northeast corner of Abbot Kinney and Venice

click here for their: MENU (http://www.lemonadela.com/viewer.html?file=http://z.lmnd3.com/2014/05/30/14/16/57/534/EarlySpring2014_MainMenuWEB.pdf)

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LEGAL STUFF: yes, by going on this hike, you agree to assume all risks of this hike, and that no one at Meetup including the organizer is responsible for your safety. See the Meetup terms of service especially paragraph 6.2:

http://www.meetup.com/terms/

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