Saturday, August 26, 2017
San Gabriel Mission
Come participate by walking from the San Gabriel Mission to El Pueblo de Los Angeles. Follow the historic route that was taken by Los Pobladores when they first set out in September 1781!
Participants must follow all traffic laws and are encouraged to carry their own water and wear comfortable shoes, hats and sunscreen. The early morning moderate trek ends at the El Pueblo Monument, home to Olvera Street, where you can enjoy presentations, museums, restaurants and family entertainment. Complimentary (limited) DASH shuttles will be available for walkers to return to the Mission between 11:30 am and 1:30 pm. Pick up: El Pueblo on Los Angeles St.
Drop off: San Gabriel Mission Lot
The adventure begins Saturday, August 26 at the San Gabriel Mission, 6:00 am. Participants will head for nine miles along Mission Road into Los Angeles and join in the festivities at El Pueblo Historical Monument at Olvera Street. The walk takes approximately three hours to complete. The Walk to Los Angeles is a long standing tradition, be a part of history this year!
This event is sponsored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger, the City of San Gabriel, Los Pobladores 200, the City of Los Angeles, and El Pueblo de Los Angeles.
For information about Walk to Los Angeles contact Community Services at (626) 308-2875