LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Echo Park Lake and Lake Balboa Park are now home to some giant white swans.
For at least the next five years, visitors will have the chance to take a ride on the popular L.A. lakes in swan-shaped pedal boats.READ MORE: Family Members And Loved Ones Gather To Remember 10-Year-Old Anthony Avalos Who Would Have Been 13 This Week
Some park-goers told CBS2’s Jo Kwon that the boats make for a romantic date idea.READ MORE: 2 People Were Critically Injured After A Balcony Collapse In Malibu Saturday; 4 Other People Were Also Transported To The Hospital
However, some locals disagree, writing into a local radio station saying the swans would intrude on the beauty of the lakes.
Riders, who have to wear a safety vest while on the pedal boats, can rent the swans year-round, seven days a week from 9 a.m. until sunset.MORE NEWS: Pursuit Standoff In Covina Comes To An End Without Any Shots Fired
The ride costs $11 for adults $6 for kids.