The La Mesa Ecopark, located along Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City, has been known to the public as a well-developed sanctuary around the La Mesa Watershed. This 33 hectares La Mesa Ecopark aims to preserve and protect the La Mesa Watershed.

La Mesa Ecopark’s primary focus is for outdoor recreation and forest experience. Students, families, environmentalist, tourist, fitness buffs flock the park everyday, seeing it as an alternative to the shopping malls in the metropolis.

The La Mesa Ecopark not only generating revenues, but also promoting environmental awareness in saving the environment. It was a joint partnership between MWSS, ABS-CBN, and the government of Quezon City.

The La Mesa Ecopark is home to the following attractions:

1. Lopez Picnic Grounds – five hectares of picnic area under and surrounded by a forest of huge tall trees with grilling provisions.

2. Salt Water Swimming Pool – a public pool that utilizes salt granules instead of chlorine giving, not only a close-to-the-sea atmosphere, but also a safer and less toxic filtering process

3. Superferry Boating Lagoon – couples, families, barkadas, and anyone can enjoy a boat ride by paddling in this lagoon

4. Fishing Lagoon

5. Petron Fitness and Mountain Bike Trail – a fitness trail with exercise stations and connects to a mountain bike trail in a forest full of trees

6. Shell Flower Terraces – a dam wall converted into hectares of flower terraces

7. Ecomuseum

8. Butterfly Trail and Hatchery – an educational walking tour through the world of butterflies

9. Pavilions for rent for different private and public functions

10. Overnight camping zone

11. Paintball field – Global Glutz is also in the house!

12. Wall climbing, rappelling, and zipline!

Directions on how to travel and commute to La Mesa EcoPark:

Take note, the La Mesa EcoPark is located along Commonwealth Avenue. This is your main target road. You can access this via Quezon Avenue or North Avenue.

From the north (CaMaNaVa area):

Option 1. Ride a bus southbound via EDSA with signboards pointing to Baclaran, MIA, Alabang, FTI, or Ayala-Leveriza and get down at Quezon Avenue. From there, ride an FX or jeepney bound for SM Fairview. These are very easy to find as they are plying through Quezon Avenue. Ask the driver to the drop you off Winston St. in East Fairview Subdivision. From there, ride a tricycle going to La Mesa Ecopark.

Option 2.Ride an MRT southbound and get down at Quezon Avenue. From there, ride an FX or jeepney bound for SM Fairview. These are very easy to find as they are plying through Quezon Avenue. Ask the driver to the drop you off Winston St. in East Fairview Subdivision. From there, ride a tricycle going to La Mesa Ecopark.

From the south (i.e., south of Quezon City):

Option 1. Ride a bus northbound via EDSA to Fairview. Ask the conductor to the drop you off Winston St. in East Fairview Subdivision. From there, ride a tricycle going to La Mesa Ecopark.

Option 2. Ride a bus northbound via EDSA with signboards pointing to Monumento and get down at Quezon Avenue. From there, ride an FX or jeepney bound for SM Fairview. These are very easy to find as they are plying through Quezon Avenue. Ask the driver to the drop you off Winston St. in East Fairview Subdivision. From there, ride a tricycle going to La Mesa Ecopark.

Option 3. Ride an MRT northbound and get down at Quezon Avenue. From there, ride an FX or jeepney bound for SM Fairview. These are very easy to find as they are plying through Quezon Avenue. Ask the driver to the drop you off Winston St. in East Fairview Subdivision. From there, ride a tricycle going to La Mesa Ecopark.

Option 4. There is an FX in SM Mall of Asia terminal that is bound for Fairview, you can ride that and ask the driver to drop you off Winston Street that is going to La Mesa Ecopark.

From there, ride a tricycle to the park. This route might entail a longer travel time since you are circling Manila first before going to EDSA but the upside is you don’t have to transfer vehicles.

If you are coming from the Manila/Pasay area, you can also ride an LRT Line 1 to Doroteo Jose and transfer to the Purple Line via Recto Station and get down at Araneta-Cubao Station. From there, ride an MRT to Quezon Avenue and ride an FX or bus bound for Fairview and asked to be dropped at La Mesa Eco Park (Winston Street).

Around Quezon City, you can ride a jeepney going to any point in QC Circle (for example, PhilCoa) and then ride a bus or FX bound for Fairview. Ask the driver to drop you off Winston St. to get to La Mesa EcoPark.

For private vehicles :

La Mesa EcoPark is along Commonwealth Avenue. You can access this road via EDSA passing through Quezon City Circle or via C-5 passing through Katipunan extension (going to Tandang Sora). Once you are in Commonwealth, the main landmarks are the following:

if you are Fairview-Bound, you will see Sangkalan and City Oil gas station to your right and Honda showroom, PLDT/Skycable building on your left side. Turn right at Pearl Street, then right to Winston, and then left at Dunhill St.

Of course, you can ride a taxicab from any area in the Metro and ask the driver to bring you to “La Mesa Ecopark” along Commonwealth Avenue.

Route map for La Mesa Ecopark:

View La Mesa Eco Park via Google Maps.


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