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Overview

The Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority offers some of the most beautiful and memorable settings in Southern California to host outdoor weddings, receptions, banquets, and events of all kinds. From simple mountaintop ceremonies to more elaborate affairs in richly landscaped settings, we can help you find the perfect spot to celebrate your special day.

Lush garden courtyards, historic halls, grassy fields, and secluded, picturesque landscapes are all available for a variety of occasions including:

  • Weddings
  • Galas
  • Fundraisers
  • Film premieres
  • Graduations
  • Proms
  • Quinceaneras
  • Holiday parties
  • Anniversaries
  • Family reunions
  • Company Picnics

Contact our experienced event specialists

Meetings/Conferences/Corporate Retreats
The MRCA also has great meeting spaces. Groups of all sizes can find a perfect, easily accessible, serene location to hold a private board retreat, a symposium, a team building program, or a large-scale conference.

Overnights
We have unique and comfortable indoor facilities for small group overnights, or large group retreats in parks with access to wonderful hiking trails and other natural amenities including outdoor amphitheaters, fresh air, and starry nights. We even can arrange private group camping.

Although we can arrange events in any of our 75,000 acres of parkland, some of our most popular venues include:

Los Angeles River Center and Gardens
Upper Las Virgenes Ranch
Franklin Canyon Park
Temescal Gateway Park
King Gillette Ranch
Ed Davis Park, Towsley Canyon
Vista Hermosa Natural Park
Lewis MacAdams Riverfront Park (formerly Marsh Park)

We are here to help!  Contact our experienced event specialists to help you find a unique and memorable location.

 




Weddings

From simple mountaintop ceremonies to more elaborate affairs in richly landscaped settings, you can find the perfect location to hold the wedding of your dreams in one of our parks.






Receptions, Banquets & Company Picnics

Lush garden courtyards, historic halls, and grassy fields are all available for a variety of events including galas, fundraisers, film premieres, graduations, proms, quinceaneras, holiday parties, anniversaries, family reunions and memorials.






Meetings, Conferences, & Corporate Retreats

Groups of all sizes can find just the right spot to hold a private board retreat, a symposium, a team building program, or a large-scale conference.








Special Events Parks Available

FAQs

FAQ

Most Frequently Asked Questions

Do you allow people to get married in an MRCA park?

Yes.  Because we manage 75,000 acres of parkland, there is a huge range of location options for your special event.  Popular locations are the Los Angeles River Center and Gardens, Temescal Gateway Park, Upper Las Virgenes Canyon Open Space Preserve, King Gillette Ranch, Franklin Canyon Park, and Ed Davis Park at Towsley Canyon.

However special events could be held at any of our parks such as San Vicente Mountain Park or even the Los Angeles River Recreation Zone!

Ask us.  We are here to help




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