Best Hikes in Los Angeles

Thinking of LA? What do you see? Movie stars, taco shops, Hollywood sign? How about the endless hiking trails with views that can’t be beat? 

LA is full of surprises and if you’re paying a visit or live in this beautiful city, it’s time to explore the vast variety of hiking trails the city has to offer. Below are some of the best hikes Los Angeles has to offer. As we continue to explore more hiking trails, we’ll update the list as we go. 

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Best Hikes Los Angeles

One of my favorite hiking trails; the hike is moderately easy with a few inclines. If you have any injuries and have issues walking in incline or over rocks, consider a different trail or bring a supportive walking stick.

Address: 510 Los Liones Dr, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
Parking: Free. There are parking options on Los Liones Drive when coming in from Sunset Blvd.

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Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook

Best Hikes Los Angeles

Looking to get a full workout in? This hike is moderately easy, but you can make it into an extreme workout once you take the famous culver city steps; you’ll be fairly winded after one session!

Address: 6300 Hetzler Rd, Culver City, CA 90232
Parking: There is street parking, but I prefer to drive to the top in order to park in the lot. They have chargers for electric cars and parking is $2/hour, which you pay at the machine with cash or card, the machine will dispense a ticket that you need to display on your dashboard.



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