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Hiking in Los Angeles

Posted On: 10/18/2019

There’s no secret about all the outdoor activities available in Southern California. With great weather and plenty of scenic views, hiking is the perfect way to pass the time in Los Angeles. From easy to difficult hikes, there’s something for everyone visiting LA.

Enjoy some spectacular sights as you hike the LA-area, but remember to plan ahead. Be sure to wear comfortable hiking shoes, bring a bottle of water, use sunscreen, and bring sunglasses.

Favorite Hiking Spots

Griffith Park Trails - Griffith Park is easily accessible from Hollywood, and is home to the Hollywood Sign, the Griffith Park Observatory, and Bronson Canyon with the original Batcave from the 1960s Batman TV series.

Runyon Canyon - Runyon Canyon is the most popular hiking trail in Los Angeles. A great hike for people-watching and celebrity sightings with great views of Hollywood.

Malibu Creek State Park - The 7,000 acre Malibu Creek State Park has 15 miles of streamside trails. The park is home to the outdoor set of the classic TV series M*A*S*H with rusted Army Jeeps and other signs of filming, and the site still draws visitors from all over the world.

Vasquez Rocks - Vasquez Rocks Natural Park is about an hour north of Los Angeles, and is instantly recognizable from films and TV shows. Most famous for Star Trek, Vasquez Rocks has also been featured in Bonanza, Blazing Saddles, Little Miss Sunshine, and The Flintstones.

Eaton Canyon - Eaton Canyon Trail features a 40-foot waterfall, nature center, picnic areas, boulder-hopping and creek-crossing (depending on the season). A nice hike for beginners.

Extreme Tours features tours with walking portions and hikes including Hollywood Sign hikes.