This monumental mural is located in the Tujunga Flood Control Channel of the San Fernando Valley with accompanying park and bike trail hosts thousands of visitors every year, providing a vibrant and lasting tribute to the working people of California who have truly shaped its history.

The Great Wall of Los Angeles is located in the ancestral and unceded territory of the Siutcavitam, whose descendants are citizens of the Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians.

Directions to the great wall

The Great Wall of Los Angeles is located in the Tujunga Wash Flood Control Channel (LA River) in the San Fernando Valley – Studio City / Valley Glen. Near LA Valley College and Grant High School. It is located north of the Ventura Freeway (101), between the 405 and 170.

From the 101, Exit on Coldwater Canyon Ave. and head North.

The Great Wall runs parallel to Coldwater Canyon Avenue between Burbank Blvd. and Oxnard St.

Park along the street and walk the 1/2 mile mural and enjoy!

National Historic Site no. MP100001602


Street parking is available on Coldwater Canyon and alongside streets perpendicular to Coldwater Canyon. Please pay attention to parking restrictions signage.

how to prepare

  • Please note that there are NO public restrooms or drinking fountains on location. Prioritize this before your arrival.

  • Wear comfortable walking shoes

  • Make sure to be weather prepared – sunscreen, hats, jackets, sunglasses, etc.

  • Stay hydrated/ bring water bottles.

  • There is a Snapchat lens that can be used at the Great Wall site. Feel free to download the Snapchat app before you arrive in case you want to experience the mural at its optimum level.