Westside Ride Guide

Take a leisurely roll down the Venice Beach bike path and visit some of Venice's historic landmarks.

Length: 2.8 Mile loop

Starting/Ending Station: Ocean Front Walk and Navy

Conditions: Flat off-street bike path along Venice Beach


  • Venice Pride Flag Lifeguard Tower
  • Venice Skate Park
  • Venice Public Art Wall
  • Muscle Beach

Notes: Always return your Metro Bike to a Metro Bike Share station to end your trip. Never leave your Metro Bike unattended!

Directions :

  • Start your trip at the Ocean Front Walk and Navy St Metro Bike Station
  • Head South on the Venice Beach Boardwalk, headed towards the ocean
  • On your right you will see the Venice Pride Flag Lifeguard Tower dedicated to Bill Rosandahl, the first openly gay man to be elected to LA City Council
  • On the right, you will pass Venice’s recognizable and photogenic Venice Beach Skate park and Public Art Wall filled with by Los Angeles’ graffiti artists.
  • After you pass the Art Wall you will see the Venice Beach Boardwalk and historic outdoor gym Muscle Beach on the left.
  • To make this a loop we recommend turning around at the Ocean Front Walk and North Venice Metro Bike Share Station and heading back to your starting station, but the Beach Path extends in either direction. Feel free to explore just remember to dock your Metro Bike back at one of our stations when you complete your journey!

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Take this Ride.

Ready to go for a ride? Plan ahead and purchase a pass online or with the Metro Bike Share mobile app. The 24-Hour Access Pass is perfect for a day of exploring!

Need some riding tips?

We've compiled some tips for riding that should be a good place to start for new riders or just a nice refresher for our long time commuters.

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