If you are looking for a quiet hideaway in the
center of the city’s hustle and bustle,
Franklin Canyon Park is the place to go. For
an indoor party, meeting, or wedding, we offer
an Auditorium opening to a courtyard with a
beautiful view. If it’s an outdoor "back-to-nature"
site you're seeking we offer numerous outdoor
facilities including lakeside picnic areas,
open amphitheaters, and large lawns with towering
Doheny Ranch and Amphitheater is a quiet,
secluded picnic site among oak and sycamore
trees in lower Franklin Canyon. There is a very
large open grass area, a paved parking lot,
and restrooms. The bench-style seating of the
amphitheater is located under a shady tree.
There are six picnic tables. This site is perfect
for company picnics, weddings, reunions and
other large parties.
The Upper Picnic Area is located by the upper
gravel parking lot. It has a distinctive stone
and bronze sculpture located at one end. There
are two picnic benches located here; the maximum
capacity of the lawn area is 100 people.
Pond is a small duck pond located to the
west of the Franklin Canyon Lake. Visitors can
observe the very active bird life on the water.
It is a quiet area with three picnic benches.
The Franklin Canyon Lake Picnic Area is located
to the east of the Franklin Canyon Lake and
is reached by trail. There are two picnic benches
located in this area; the maximum capacity is
The newly rennovated
and Michael Rosenfeld Auditorium featuring hardwood floors, ambient lighting, and glass patio doors pens onto
a courtyard with views of the mountains. Chairs and banquet tables are available
as part of any rental.
Goldman Amphitheater has bleacher-style seating
on unpaved ground. The performance area is also
unpaved, measuring 25' x 30', and covered by a
you have any questions or need additional information,
please feel free to contact the Franklin Canyon
Park Event Coordinator at (310) 858-7272 x.180.