There is no better way to skirt congested street traffic between Culver City and the beaches than a car-free pedal along a flood channel.
The bike path starts at Syd Kronenthal Park in eastern Culver City and stretches about 7 miles to link with the ocean bike path going from Santa Monica to Manhattan Beach in the South Bay.
The ride is almost all flat and especially peaceful in the morning, with glimpses of wetland birds as you approach the beach. Recent improvements have added some native plants to the scenery. However, there are parts of it that may have some bumps, cracks, stones, and graffiti. Occasionally, there are some shady characters lurking in the shadows below overpasses; best to ride with someone, or a group. The path is well maintained the closer you get to the beach.
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