In many ways the cultural center of Sierra Madre, Memorial Park is home to a variety of community activities…More throughout the year including the annual Wistaria Festival, the Firefighters' Easter Egg Hunt, Friends of the Library Art Fair, Pioneer Days Photo Exhibit and the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life.</p>
<p>In addition to plentiful greenspace, children's playground, covered picnic tables and tennis courts, the park also has a permanent band shell that plays host to the City's Summer Concerts in the Park and Movies in the Park series, as well as musical acts during the spring Wistaria Festival.</p>
<p>True to its name, the park is home to the <a href="http://www.sierramadreveterans.org/index.html">Veterans' Memorial Wall</a>, which honors local veterans of foreign wars, and the Weeping Wall Memorial, designed by local artist Lew Watanabe and dedicated in April 1999.</p>
<p>Memorial Park is also home to the Senior Citizen's Center in the Hart Park House, which is also used for meetings of other local organizations including Sierra Madre Rotary.</p>
Mount Wilson Trail Park 189 E Mira Monte Ave, Sierra Madre, CA91024 Sometimes referred to as Turtle Park, this park is next to the historic Lizzie's Trail Inn and Richardson House. The…More trail leads to the top of Mount Wilson where hikers will find an display observatory. The trail is also the site of the annual Mount Wilson Trail Race, the second oldest race of its kind in California. Popular destinations along the trail include First Water and Native Botanical Area Orchard Camps.
Bailey Canyon Wilderness Park 451 W Carter Ave, Sierra Madre, CA91024 Nesteled in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, Bailey Canyon Wilderness Park is a popular gateway to the…More Angeles Forest and its hiking trails, picnic areas, and beautiful vistas that stretch all the way to the Pacific Ocean. High above the noise of the 210 Freeway, this park is a welcoming escape from the sprawling urban landscape of the Greater Los Angeles area. At Bailey Canyon Park, visitors will find thorough, easy to use trail maps and guides to local wildlife permanently posted for anyone interested in learning about the diverse selection of native flora and fuana. Additionally, Bailey Canyon Park has a fire ring, public restrooms, picnic areas and barbeque grills. The small park is the trailhead for two major hiking trails that tour the Sierra Madre Wilderness Area above, including the Live Oak Nature Trail and the Canyon View Nature Trail. Much of the park is handicap accessable, including the free parking lot. The park facilities are able to be reserved for use by private parties and community groups, though the proper contact must be made through the Sierra Madre Community Services Office, located in Sierra Vista Park. Groups in need of more information or who are ready to make their reservations should contact the department via email or by the phone. Reservation fees will apply in most cases and all applications must be reviewed by city staff before they can be approved.
Sierra Vista Park is the hub of athletic activities in the City of Sierra Madre including baseball games at Heasley…More and Dapper fields, summer aquatics programs at the Municipal Swimming Pool and year-round activities at the Youth Activity Center.</p>
<p>The park is also home to the Sierra Madre Rose Float Building, where each year community volunteers design and build the city's entry into the annual Pasadena Rose Parade.</p>
<p>The city's Community Service Office is located within Sierra Vista Park, as well as two municipal dog parks where registered users can enjoy the outdoors with their canine companions.</p>