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Bishop Canyon (Bishop Park)

Another playing area of the park

FACT SHEET

Address: 929 Academy Road Los Angeles, CA 90012
Year Opened: 1966
Year Closed: 1969
Property Size: 585 acres (Elysian Park)
Property Size: 45 acres
Fill Area: 28 acres
Type of Refuse: Class III (residential, street sweepings, construction and demolition materials)
Total Capacity: 1,700,000 tons
Average Depth of Fill: 130 feet
Additional Expansion Area: None

The landfill gas management system consists of an active ventilation system consisting of several wells connected to a blower to control landfill gas migration.

Bishops Canyon closure construction is completed. The site has been converted into a state of the art recreational facility.

Present and Future Use:

Open space for active recreation, including multi-use athletic fields. Open meadows for various forms of free play, extensive covered and open air picnic areas, four children's play lots and interconnecting trails.

From Landfill to Bishop Recreational Park

Land is being prepared for redevelopment
Land is being prepared for redevelopment

Land is being prepared for redevelopment

Several trees planted as part of new growing vegetation
Several trees planted as part of new growing vegetation

Several trees planted as part of new growing vegetation

Overview of several structures of the new recreational park
Overview of several structures of the new recreational park

Overview of several structures of the new recreational park

Several standing gazebos under construction
Several standing gazebos under construction

Several standing gazebos under construction

Recreational park under development
Recreational park under development

Recreational park under development

Bishop Canyon Landfill developed into a recreational park, where the baseball fields are home to the Northeast Los Angeles Little League
Bishop Canyon Landfill developed into a recreational park, where the baseball fields are home to the Northeast Los Angeles Little League

Bishop Canyon Landfill developed into a recreational park, where the baseball fields are home to the Northeast Los Angeles Little League

Baseball fields at Bishop park
Baseball fields at Bishop park

Baseball fields at Bishop park

Lush greenery makes a good picnic location
Lush greenery makes a good picnic location

Lush greenery makes a good picnic location

Children playing around at the park
Children playing around at the park

Children playing around at the park

Another playing area of the park
Another playing area of the park

Another playing area of the park

People enjoying a nice picnic at the park
People enjoying a nice picnic at the park

People enjoying a nice picnic at the park