Best Skate Parks in Compton

Emmy Schouten

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Compton: ‘Hub City’ in the center of LA! Compton produced some of the biggest names in the rap game. Kendrick Lamar, Dr. Dre, Eazy-E and many more grew up in this urban hotspot. Besides one of the coolest hip-hop lineups, Compton is packed with urban gems. Even Kendrick Lamar used to skate the in the same streets! In this article, we’ll go over some of the best skate parks in the Compton area!

Dr. Dre

Wilson Park – A True Community Hub!  

Wilson Park is located in the heart of Compton. This green scenery is home to one of the coolest skateparks in Compton! The skatepark is equipped with multiple bowls, stairs, ramps and rails! It is free and open 7 days a week. Skaters of all ages and levels explore the Wilson concrete! There are plenty of facilities in the park to check out when you’re done skating. There are multiple basketball courts, a gym and even outdoor fitness equipment! But most importantly, don’t forget to bring your skateboard gear ;).

Lynwood Skatepark  

Lynwood Skatepark is just on the border of Compton. It is located near Lynwood Park and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. This park is surrounded by a fence to ensure safety. It has everything a skater needs! From stairs, ledges and ramps to the sickest bowls. It is very beginner friendly and has been around for years. There are a lot of local skaters that have come to Lynwood for over a decade. This makes it a true local community that puts a lot of effort in the park. You can also find some local street art in and near the park. Graffiti is used to decorate the park by the locals. This makes it one of the most colorful spots in the area! While you're in Lynwood, make sure to check out these parks as well.

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Paramount Skatepark  

This compact skatepark is located just in Paramount just outside of Compton! It is a favorite of the local skate community. The park is designed for skaters and inline skating only! You won’t have to share any of the concrete with other disciplines 😉. This makes for a great vibe where skaters are truly community oriented! The park has a great flow with obstacles that align perfectly. The bowl is a quite challenging ride that pushes creative options. Besides this challenging bowl, there are multiple beginner friendly obstacles to explore. Here you can easily learn how to skateboard! The park is really clean and well maintained. This makes safely exploring new tricks super easy.  

Tip: Want to try out this challenging bowl yourself? Click here for some tips on how to smoothly drop-in!

Bowl skateboarding

Safely explore the streets!

The Compton area has many great skateparks. But if you want to switch it up, explore the streets of Compton! You can cruise down the smooth sidewalks and bike paths. Compton has a lot of murals, graffiti and street art you can spot on your ride. Get creative with the urban layout and try out some new lines!  


Get Skating!

Explore Compton! Check out these cool skateparks in the Compton area and cruise down the urban hotspots. Let us know what you think on CityLegends! Want to learn more about skateboarding? Visit this page for the ins and outs of skating!