Bicentennial Park was constructed in 1978 as part of the Sports Arena project as a campground for recreational vehicles to complement the equestrian facilities. However, the campground was closed in 1998.
The Pico Rivera Sports Arena is a 6,000-seat rodeo arena and is the largest equestrian stadium in the country dedicated to Mexican-style rodeos (charreadas). It also serves as a concert venue for numerous prominent Latin recording artists with wide international recognition.
Together, Bicentennial Park & the Sports Arena make up approximately 94-acres of park space designed for passive and active recreational activities while servicing as a watershed and stormwater management facility. The grounds will be impacted in the following ways: