Legg Lake

Location and Directions:

823 Lexington Road
South El Monte, CA 91733

    Legg Lake Park is located in Los Angeles County, in the city of South El Monte. From Los Angeles take the 60 frwy East and exit on Rosemead South. The lake will be on your left.
When traveling on Rosemead, to enter the park you will need to double back at N. Durfee Ave. Beware. U-turns at Durfee and Rosemead are illegal.


General Info:

    This is a small city lake managed by the Whittier Dam Recreation area. There are picnic tables, softball fields and a bicycle trail that winds around the lake.

Other lakes in the area:
Peck Rd. Park Lake
Santa Fe Dam
Downey Wilderness Park Lake

Boating Info:

    There are No boats allowed on the lake.


Fishing Info:

    The lake is stocked with rainbow trout from fall through spring by the and catfish during the summer months by the DFW. There are also bass, crappie and bluegill in here. Be sure to visit the CDFW web site for complete regulations before heading out.


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» Photos


  • Charles Glover with some nice catfish.

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