Outdoor Activities , Adventure , Hiking
Los Angeles has many hiking trails. Its geographical location and climate make it perfect for hiking. Hiking tops the list of outdoor activities in Los Angeles. So grab a hiking shoe and explore the views and hiking trails of Los Angeles.
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event_available When to visit: january - june . october - december
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05:00 - 21:00 Everyday
hourglass_empty Duration: 6 hours
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info Tips: July to September are summer months when it is too hot. It is better to avoid these months for hiking.

Los Angeles is blessed with many interesting Hiking Trails for all levels, beginners to moderate to experienced hikers. These hiking trails provide varied experiences and views. Some end in waterfalls and some takes you to the top offering 360 degree spectacular view of the Los Angeles.

Best Hikes in LA

Bridge to Nowhere
Starting: 210 freeway in Azusa
Ending: to Bridge to Nowhere in the San Gabriel Mountains back to Azusa
Duration: 5 hours
Level:
Distance: 10 miles
Note: National Forest Adventure Pass required
Highlight: Relaxing Pools for swimming

Cave of Munits in Upper Las Virgenes Canyon
Starting: 24501 West Vanowen Street, West Hills, CA 91307
Ending: anowen Street to Cave of Munits back to anowen Street
Duration: 90 minutes
Level:
Distance: 2.1 miles
Note: National Forest Adventure Pass required
Highlight: Exploring fun vertical caves and Panoramic view at the Castle Peak

Trans-Catalina Trail Loop on Santa Catalina Island
Starting: 125 Claressa Avenue, Avalon, CA 90704
Ending: Avalon to Santa Catalina Island back to Avalon
Duration: 6 hours
Level:
Distance: 11.75 miles
Note: National Forest Adventure Pass required
Highlight: Explore the island and ocean views

Santa Anita Canyon Loop in the San Gabriel Mountains
Starting: Chantry Flats Road, Angeles National Forest, Arcadia, CA 91006
Ending: Chantry Flats
Duration: 5 hours
Level:
Distance: 9.5 miles
Note: National Forest Adventure Pass required
Highlight: Sturtevant Falls

Twin Peaks and Mount Waterman
Starting: Mount Waterman Road, Angeles Crest Highway, San Gabriel Mountains National Monument, Pearblossom, CA 93553
Ending: to Twin Peaks back to Mount Waterman Road
Duration: 7 hours
Level:
Distance: 11.65 miles
Note: National Forest Adventure Pass required
Highlight: Angeles National Forest and San Gabriel Mountains National Monument

 

The Charlie Turner Trail to Mount Hollywood
Starting: north side of the Observatory parking lot
Ending: Mount Hollywood
Duration: 90 minutes
Level:
Distance: 3 miles
Note: Open from 5am–10:30pm. Hiking trails close at sunset.
Highlight: 360-degree views from the top of Mount Hollywood

Runyon Canyon
Starting: Fuller Avenue or North Vista Street side of canyon
Ending: Runyon Canyon
Duration: 60 minutes
Level:
Distance: 1.5 miles
Note: Open all day
Highlight: favorite hike of hikers, runners, yoga enthusiasts and weightlifters

Sara Wan Trailhead at Corral Canyon
Starting: Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu
Ending: Corral Canyon
Duration: 60 minutes
Level:
Distance: 2.5 miles
Note: Open all day
Highlight: Raw Nature

Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook (Culver City)
Starting: 6300 Hetzler Rd, Culver City
Ending: Baldwin Hills
Duration: 30 minutes
Level:
Distance: 1 mile in steps
Note: Opens from 8am to dusk
Highlight: 260 stone slabs ; View to South LA, skyline of Downtown

Echo Mountain via Sam Merrill Trail
Starting: E Loma Alta Dr at Lake Ave
Ending: Echo Mountain, White City
Duration: 3.5 hours
Level: Difficult
Distance: 5 miles
Note: Open all day
Highlight: Ruins of a resort burnt in a wildfire; Sam Merrill Trail

Portuguese Bend Reserve in Rancho Palos Verdes
Starting: Crenshaw Blvd and Burrell Ln
Ending: Start of the trail
Duration: 3.5 hours
Level:
Distance: 5 miles
Note: open all day
Highlight: view of the Pacific Ocean with Catalina Island in the distance

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