LA Skate Spots

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Los Angeles is a skater’s paradise with countless iconic spots that have shaped the sport. The emergence of skating developed in So Cal in the 1970’s from legends such as Tony Alva, Stacy Peralta, Jay Adams, and Ty Page. The sprawling urbanscape offers limitless opportunities.

Hollywood High School

It has both a 12 and a 16 stair. (off Sunset Blvd and N Orange Drive located in the middle of campus. Nearly every living skating legend have come to Hollywood High School at some point. Grab some In-N- right by you when you’re done. The stairs are legendary.

1521 N. Highland Ave.
Hollywood, CA 90028

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Belmont Highschool

Has a nice drop off and a 9 stair rail. Also has a 3,4,5,6,7,9 also rails benches and ledges. However watch out for cops.

1575 W 2nd St, Los Angeles, CA 90026

 

Stoner Skate Plaza

The park was designed by Rob Dyrdek with the size of the park is 20,500 square feet. It has double hubba, ledges and rails and everything else you could ask for. Tons of rad street skate objects.

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Wilshire Rails

Includes a 15 stair with rails, then another 10 stair with a rail. But there are poles at the bottom to prevent kids from attempting to skate. The two stairs are a block apart.

3600 Wilshire Blvd.

 

Colleseum Grass Gap

 

Santa Monica Pier Triple Set: The most iconic spot in LA with a triple set of stairs if you can handle it.

Staples Center

Of course it has some ledges, there are some gnarly stairs with spots in 45 degree angles between to ride down. Right in downtown, this offers tons of different options.

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Santa Monica Courthouse

This is the historic site for skating. It has a stage, tons of ledges, 4 stair, and an empty fountain. This defined skating in the 90’s.

Hollywood Metro

This is located at Metro station 7 right on Hollywood and Western? 9 and 7 set of stairs and a bar on top of the ledge. Tons of people get tickets though so be careful or ride fast.

 

John Burrough’s Middle School

This has a bunch of benches and round rails and some ledges and stairs.

600 S Mc Cadden Pl, Los Angeles, CA 90005

Parkview

6set stair with handrail, manual pads, benches, 8 set stair with hubbas, and gaps

Sackville Junior High School

8 set stair, manual pad, ledges, and a bank

 

Fairfax High School

A bomb hubba, tons of tall ledges and picnic tables for making the most out of the stairs. Ride it. Ride it now.

Venice Beach Skate Park

Cruise through the bowls inspired by the waves while hearing the ocean in the background. This is located right on the beach! There is a quarter pipe but its tiny. The manual ledge is where this park earns its rep.

Located on the beach south of windward
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Sunset Carwash

The near vertical angles on these steep drops give you a trial by fire

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Chevron Car Wash Banks

Two foot high banks which are waxed at the pinnacle. Plus its only a block from Staples Center

811 W Olympic Blvd

Lockwood Elementary School

Highlighted by the asphalt ramp and picnic tables. Also you might find a couple of benches worth riding

Beverly Hills High

Ride plush in the 90210 on the 9 step with rails. Also has a couple 5 stairs.

241 S Moreno Dr., Beverly Hills, California, US

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Chinatown Ledge

Unparalleledly long, this ledge is awesome for grind lines. The metal iron that runs though it makes it great for sliding across without too much friction. (right next to Lockwood)

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Charmette Bonpua Skate Plaza

A downhill manual pad is on top of the two-tiered stairs. Also has a sloped planter with rails as well as a couple other rails. This is another Rob Dyrdek developed spot.

5001 Rodeo Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90016

Jkwon Plaza

Composed of concrete benches, seven stair with dope rail amongst others, double level ledges and the Wilshire gap to ledge.

3700 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, California, US

Bancroft Middle School

The highlight is stairs ranging from 8, 7, 5 and 4. “The rail is usually knobbed.”?

6750 Romain St., Los Angeles, CA90083

Earthquake Sidewalk Bump

Cross street are Sunset and Western but right by the Food 4 Less. There’s some manual pads and a small planter gap and a bump. On the backside, there are a couple 2-foot ledges running down a hill.

Library Gap

3 stair and tall ledge. Watch out for security.

Flower St: btwn 5th and 6th

 

Wilshire Gap

It’s a gap to a ledge and there are 2 of them with the ledge 6 feet high. Plus its pretty close to the 10 and 15 stair.

3700 Wilshire Blvd

Beach Seven

The build up to the 7 is sloped then evens out at the end helping make sure you go balanced. No one kicks you out. If you cant hang with the 7, there is also a 5 and a 4. A ledge real close on the frontside is goofy, with the backside for regular. 4 blocks south of the Santa Monica Pier

 

Santa Monica High School

This has it all. Stairs run from 2, 5, 7, 11 and 14. Between the stairs, the rails and the ledges knee high, there are tons of options including the rumored greek gap.

601 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405

 

Paul Revere Middle School

A couple fun 5 and 6 stairs and rails. The main attraction is the 12 foot high bank. There is a gap on the roof so it’s a story high. We condone this kind of behavior and are not liable.

 

 

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Westwood Gap

This gap has rails accompanying it right by some grass

Right by Sepulveda/Wilshere

 

Century City Bridge

With a couple fat 9 stairs and a few 6 stairs. Located right by one of the 6’s is an 8 and some 4’s and 5’s.

Located on Avenue of the Stars

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  1. Esta interesante este articulo. Tengo que hacer un trabajo y esto me ayuda. Gracias !! Besitos !!

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