Long Beach, California: America's Smallest National Park

At 0.05 acre, this unofficial "National Park" comes complete with official-looking signage, tiny trees, and some stunted wildlife.

Bixby Knolls National Park

Address:
3899 Long Beach Blvd, Long Beach, CA
Directions:
Bixby Knolls National Park. North side of town, on the southwest corner of Long Beach Blvd and E. Roosevelt Rd.
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Park map.

Bixby Knolls National Park

This is a small corner lot that the local business association spruced up and decorated with kitschy features reminiscent of our National Parks. A National Park sign and Park map are included in its signage.

[Bill Martin, 04/18/2022]

Bixby Knolls NP sign.

Bixby Knolls National Park

On an unused piece of ground (0.05 acre), someone created a mini National Park, with trees, animals, a stream, and signage exactly like at other national parks.

[Stewart Laidlaw, 04/07/2022]

According to its official sign, Bixby Knolls National Park wildlife includes gnomes, snipes, jackalopes, fairies, elephant shrews, and a tiny subspecies of Bigfoot.


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