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Los Angeles Picnics: The 10 Best Parks To Celebrate National Picnic Day In LA

The Huffington Post  |  By Posted: 04/23/2012 1:42 pm Updated: 04/25/2012 11:57 am

Today is National Picnic Day and we aren't letting the cloudy sky deter us.

Los Angeles is filled with parks and gardens that make the perfect picnic spots. Whether you're an Eastsider looking to visit the newly renovated Japanese Gardens at The Huntington, or a Westsider carrying lunch to the Beverly Gardens, we've got a place for you.

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this slideshow included the Huntington Library and Gardens where picnics are not permitted.

Browse the 10 best places in LA to put down your gingham blanket and picnic basket:

The Santa Monica Bluffs
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The Santa Monica Bluffs feature an unbeatable view of the Pacific Ocean and numerous places to host a picnic. Built-in tables, benches and well defined paths make this an ideal location for picnic-goers of all ages.

Ocean Ave from San Vicente Blvd to the Santa Monica Pier

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