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The Self Realization Fellowship is a place where anyone can go and find some peace from big city life. It was founded by Paramahansa Yogananda and boasts a huge tranquil spring fed lake that houses swans, koi and ducks. I just discovered that the lake is available for weddings--perfect for a non-denominational ceremony.
Parking is free, but fills up quickly. If it does, you can find parking on side streets or on Sunset.