The Bike Path is open! Cruise the coast!

Unplugging, getting on a bike and leaving the world behind for a few hours sounds like a damn good idea these days.  And good news, the bike path has reopened, no masks required.

Here is a message from County of Los Angeles Beaches and Harbor.

The beach bike path along LA County beaches is now open. If you plan to head to the beach this weekend, adhere to the beach RULES & keep moving. Very LIMITED parking in some public beach lots. View detailed beach rules and bike path map at

Get outside and ride, but please maintain the 6′ Social Distancing Rule when cruising the bike path. 

What better way to get some exercise and fresh air than a long ride along our majestic coast line!  You can take the bike path (Marvin Braude Bike Trail) all the way from Venice to Marina del Rey, Santa Monica, Playa del Rey, Pacific Palisades or Palos Verdes!

The bike path, runs along the sand in Venice is 22 miles long and extends from Palos Verdes through Pacific Palisades, with a brief in-land detour. Its smooth concrete surface is great for bicycles, roller skates and skateboards alike.  However, pedestrians are not allowed, so, if you want to walk then you should do it on sand. There is no better way to take in the scenery of the area beaches than a casual ride up and down the coast.  And the best part is that there are no cars, so, you can enjoy your ride without risk or exhaust fumes. Embraced by tourists and locals alike, the bike path is one of the treasures of Venice and is not to be missed.

TIPS: If you go north on the path you will head into Santa Monica and into Pacific Palisades. Go south, and you can ride all the way from Marina Del Rey to the Palos Verdes peninsula

Tip: Once in Marina Del Rey there is a slight inland detour.

Jay’s Rentals has re-opened! Get your skate, bike, beach, and e-scooter rentals at Jay’s!

Jay’s Rentals on the Venice Boardwalk has been assisting tourist and locals in Venice Beach since 1996.


  • Weekdays:  9:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
  • Weekends:  8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

To book your rental: 

  • Call (310) 392-7306
  • Email – [email protected]
  • Visit Jay’s Rentals.  1501 Ocean Front Walk. Venice, California.  90291.   (Located on the Venice Boardwalk, on the corner of Windward and Speedway. )

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Following photos Pre-Covid! 

We will take some photos this  weekend, and share in the next feature!

Check out this Marvin Braude Coastal Bike Trail Map by County of Los Angeles Beaches and Harbor.



City of LA Department of Recreation and Parks:

Follow Los Angeles County Department of Beaches and Harbors.

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For more info on the state’s response to COVID-19, please visit:

Here is where to buy non-medical face coverings in Venice.

Check out this list of 20+ local restaurants open for take-out and delivery in Venice!  

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