Marina Del Rey Bike Path

The Marina Del Rey section of the bike path starts where Washington Blvd meets the Venice Beach Pier. You'll head down Washington Blvd past several lights and businesses. Watch out for traffic and potholes and obey the lights. You will turn down into the park at Mildred Avenue where the Bike Path sign is located. Look for the pond on the South side of Washington as you are riding - that is how you will know that you are close. (See the picture below for what the turn off looks like. The little Bike Path sign is just above the rider's head as he turns off of Washington Blvd.)

Marina Del Rey Bike Path
Marina Del Rey Bike Path Turn Off

 

Marina Del Rey - Bike Path

 

You will continue riding down a path which will take you by some million dollar condos and into a pretty green park with exercise stations.

Many joggers and pedestrians walk through the park, too. You will be headed to an intersection and will be crossing at Admirality Way past the library to continue through the Marina and the shipyards.

 

Marina Del Rey
Bike Path Through Yvonne B. Burke Park

The path continues winding across Bali Way and Mindanao Way past many ships both docked or in the Marina. The path does go through the parking lots, so watch out for cars. You will eventually come out onto Fiji Way where you will continue down to Fisherman's Village. You can lock your bike up here and enjoy the views of the boats and grab a quick bite to eat or stop in at a nice restaurant.

***NOTE: there is currently construction on Fiji Way - beginning in 12/2014. When heading towards Fisherman's Village from the North (Venice Beach via Washington Blvd), you will need to cross the street at Fiji to use the current 2-way lane bike path on the opposite side of the street. The path is marked with bright orange street posts. You can still use the regular route, however, there are many steel plates in the road and a lot of gravel which can make for some uncomfortable riding conditions and potential flat tires. I will update this information once construction has been completed and the Fiji Way section of the bike route has been restored. See the photo below for the current bike path dual lane along Fiji Way. Photo taken Summer 2015. ***

NOTE UPDATE 4/2016: Construction appears to have been completed through Fiji Way as of April 2016. The cones have been removed and construction plates and detour are now gone.

Bike Path Detour Fiji Way
Bike Path Single Side Detour Fiji Way

Marina Del Rey Bike Path
Marina Del Rey Bike Path Section at the Docks

The final section of the Marina Del Rey Bike Path is past Fisherman's Village on Fiji Way continuing past Shanghai Red's and the Coast Guard office at the end of Fiji Way where the street begins to turn around. There is a asphalt bike path leading out to Ballona Creek between the Condos and the wetlands. This path will take you to a junction where you can go left and possibly see some avian wild life of Ballona Creek and come back or head right and to straight out to the Ballona Creek bridge for a great view of the boats cruising around the marina.

Marina Del Rey Ballona Creek Path SectionMarina Del Rey Ballona Creek Path Section

Ballona Creek Bike Path SectionBallona Creek Bike Path Section

The Marina Del Rey section ends at the Ballona Creek bridge where you will cross over into Playa Del Rey to continue on the path.

Ballona Creek Bridge View
Ballona Creek Bridge View

 

Marina Del Rey Bike Path Map

This bike map shows the route (blue line) around the marina. It is about a 1.5 miles long. You could stop and eat and drink at one of the restaurants or food stands before continuing on your way.

Marina Del Rey Bike Path Map

 

Best So Cal Beach Bike Paths:

From Santa Monica to Redondo Beach is about a 17 mile ride on a scenic stretch of smooth concrete beach path with a few bike lanes along the way.

The communities listed below are popular hotspots for locals and tourists alike.

  • Santa Monica
    Beach Path
  • Santa Monica Beach Bike Path
  • Venice Beach
    Bike Path
  • Venice Beach Bike Path
  • Marina Del Rey
    Bike Path
  • Marina Del Rey Bike Path
  • Manhattan Beach
    Bike Path
  • Manhattan Beach Bike Path
  • Hermosa Beach
    Bike Path
  • Hermosa Beach Bike Path
  • Redondo Beach
    Bike Path
  • Redondo Beach Bike Path

 

So Cal Beach Events Listings:

These popular beach hot spots are top choices for event organizers to hold their events.

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  • Venice Beach
    Events
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  • Marina Del Rey
    Events
  • Marina Del Rey Events
  • Manhattan Beach
    Events
  • Manhattan Beach Events
  • Hermosa Beach
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  • Hermosa Beach Events
  • Playa Del Rey
    Events
  • Playa Del Rey Events