A moderately sized city park
near downtown Los Angeles
. MacArthur Park is split into the north and south parks and is bisected
by Wilshire Blvd
. The south portion of MacArthur Park features a man-made
lake with a geyser
-type fountain and paddleboats available for rental
. There is also a picnic
area and a small playground
for children. A Metro redline
subway station is located conveniently across Alvarado
st. from South Mac Arthur park.
North MacArthur Park features a statue of Douglas MacArthur and a small outdoor theater. A branch of the Los Angeles public library is located on the Northwest corner. North MacArthur park also has picnic areas and on the whole more trees than the south. It does not have a man-made lake.