Griffith Observatory West Observatory Trail Griffith Park Western Canyon hike to Griffith Observatory Los Angeles California
Perched on the slopes of Mount Hollywood in Griffith Park, Griffith Observatory is a true Los Angeles landmark. Roads lead up to the impressive structure and so do trails. For a 2.1-mile round trip hike to Griffith Observatory, venture up West Observatory Trail from Fern Dell Drive in Western Canyon. The trail ascends 540 feet and provides a good little workout as it... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: April 16, 2016
Ferndell Trail Griffith Park hike Ferndell Nature Museum Western Canyon Los Angeles California
The short trail through Ferndell in Griffith Park is an out-of-the-ordinary walking path for Los Angeles, bordering a stream that nourishes tropical plants under the shade of sycamores. Even when other parts of Griffith Park dry out and turn brown, Ferndell stays lush and green, thanks to the recycled water it receives from Griffith Observatory. The relaxing quarter-mile... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: December 14, 2015
Trails to the Hollywood Sign Griffith Park Los Angeles California hiking
Griffith Park is full of Los Angeles landmarks like the Hollywood Sign, the Griffith Observatory, and the Greek Theater. The park includes other less-known prizes like an abandoned zoo, Amir's Garden, and Bronson Cave (aka the batcave). For those who want to hike up to the Hollywood Sign, there are three obvious routes to choose from: Hiking to the Hollywood... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: April 30, 2016
Mount Hollywood, Mount Bell, and Mount Chapel hike peaks trails Griffith Park summit trek Griffith observatory hike
If you're interested in getting some exercise with panoramic views, consider this 5.7-mile loop, which summits three of Griffith Park's named peaks, Mount Chapel, Mount Bell, and Mount Hollywood. Starting from Hollyridge Trail at 950 feet, there is 675 feet of elevation gain to Mount Hollywood, the tallest of the three peaks at 1,625 feet, with several ups and down in... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: December 14, 2015
Hollyridge Trail Beachwood Canyon Hollywood Sign Hike Mount Lee Griffith Park
There are several ways to hike up to the Hollywood Sign atop Mount Lee in Griffith Park. For a short steep hike, you can cross Cahuenga Peak for a tough 3-miler, or for a lengthier 6.4-mile trek, you can hike from Brush Canyon Trail to Mount Lee. For something just right, consider setting out on Hollyridge Trail for a 3.5-mile round trip hike that climbs 750 feet to... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: December 14, 2015
Bronson Cave Trail hike Griffith Park Los Angeles California bat cave hiking Hollywood Bronson Caves
Bronson Cave is one of Hollywood's favorite filming locations. The man-made tunnel is carved into the rock wall of an old quarry in Griffith Park. Bronson Cave‘s most famous role came in the 1960s, playing the entrance of the Batcave in the Batman TV series. The cave continues to be cast in television shows and movies, and is about as easy to see in real life as it is... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: December 14, 2015
Trebek Open Space Bantam Trail Castair Trail hike Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy park donated by Jeopardy host Alex Trebek
Two half-mile long fire roads cross the 62-acre Trebek Open Space, providing short hikes on the south face of the Hollywood Hills. Bantam Trail begins from Nichols Canyon Road and climbs to a ridge running down the east side of the park. Castair Trail begins from a trailhead lower down the ridge and drops into Nichols Canyon, coming to a dead-end above the road. A... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: March 23, 2015
Runyon Canyon Park Hollywood Hike dog park dog-friendly Runyon Canyon Park is one of the most popular hiking destinations in Los Angeles best hike LA
Runyon Canyon Park is one of the most popular hiking destinations in Los Angeles and often shows up on publishers' lists of best hikes in LA. This 130-acre dog park is located in Hollywood on the east end of the Santa Monica Mountains, providing hikers with a few overlapping loops and great views over Hollywood. For a quick Runyon Canyon hike, try a 1.65-mile loop with... Read more.
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Distance: 2.65 miles – Elevation change: 500 to 800 feet
By: Published: Last updated: March 8, 2016
Cahuenga Peak Hike Griffith Peak Hollywood Sign trail Wonder View  Griffith Park Hollywood Sign Wonder View Trail wisdom tree Lake Hollywood
Cahuenga Peak rises over Griffith Park, offering excellent views of Los Angeles, Burbank, and that iconic landmark, the Hollywood Sign. Wonder View Trail climbs to the top of Cahuenga Peak from the west. After taking the summit, cross a saddle on Aileen Getty Ridge Trail to reach the Hollywood Sign at the top of Mount Lee. This is a shorter alternative to the tradition... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: December 14, 2015
Hollywood Sign Hike Griffith Park Los Angeles Canyon Drive Franklin trail Lake Hollywood
Want to hike to the Hollywood Sign? One way to get there is a 6.4-mile hike through Griffith Park that summits Mount Lee directly behind the iconic lettering. Beyond just gazing up at the sign, the hike offers the opposite perspective, a chance to look down at the city below. The moderate day hike gains 1,100 feet of elevation over wide fire roads, and the last mile is... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: April 17, 2016

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