La Brea Tar Pits Map

Tar Pits map with borders

Project 23: Newest Activity Dig — Our excavators are working here seven days a week!

Pit 9 : We think this is the oldest excavation site. Thirty individual mammoths were found here in 1914.

Pit 91: This is the most excavated pit in the park! Come check out the live excavators here.

 Pit 3, 4, 61, 67: Lots of ancient camels, bison, and horses were found from all four of these older excavations.

Pleistocene Garden: Check out what the plants of Los Angeles looked like during the last Ice Age.

Lake Pit: Our biggest, and still bubbling, asphalt seep with life-size fiberglass statues of mammoths and an American mastodon

Museum at La Brea Tar Pits: Inside the museum see how Ice Age L.A. comes to life. Watch as our scientists work on fossils dug up from the Tar Pits and see amazing displays of mammoths, saber-toothed cats, dire wolves, and more.