Los Angeles, CA Trails and Parks

Los Angeles has 146 trails in the vicinity, including 107 hiking trails and 37 for walking. These trails range from 0 to 112.5 miles in length. The most popular trails are Griffith Park to Mount Hollywood, The Three T’s and Will Rogers Park / Backbone Trail. Trails.com member Sarah S. recently completed Cucamonga Peak.
  • The Three T’sView Trail Details

    9 Reviews

    Los Angeles, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  8 hours
    •  13 miles
    •  Guide

    Timber, Telegraph, and Thunder Mountains form the undulating northeast wall of San Antonio Canyon. This superb romp over the three T’s begins ...

  • Mount Waterman TrailView Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Los Angeles, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  4½ hours
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    The Mount Waterman Trail traverse across the north rim of San Gabriel Wilderness provides almost constant views of statuesque pines, yawning ...

  • Verdugo Mountains: South End LoopView Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Los Angeles, CA

    •  3½ hours
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    The Verdugo Mountains stand as a remarkable island of undeveloped land—a haven for wildlife such as deer and coyotes—completely encircled by ...

  • La Tuna Cyn Foot TrailView Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Los Angeles, CA

    •  2.0 miles

    La Tuna Cyn Foot Trail is a hiking trail in Los Angeles, California. It is two miles long and begins at 1,432 feet altitude. Traveling the entire ...

  • Griffith Park to Mount HollywoodView Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Los Angeles, CA

    • Trail Running  
    •  .7 - 1/5 hours
    •  5.25 miles
    •  Guide

    This delightful course is ideal for newcomers to trail running in Los Angeles. The wide, smooth fire roads are popular with walkers, runners, ...

  • Sullivan Canyon TrailView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Los Angeles, CA

    •  4.2 miles

    Sullivan Canyon Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Los Angeles, California. It is within Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation ...

  • Will Rogers Park / Backbone TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Los Angeles, CA

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  1.75 hours
    •  12.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Backbone Trail starts in Will Rogers State Historic Park. Highlights include an awesome downhill with some steep sections. The trail's tread ...

  • Mount LeeView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Los Angeles, CA

    •  1½ hours
    •  3.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Mount Lee is recognizable around the world for the iconic Hollywood sign. This trip draws a steady stream of hikers to see the sign up close. ...

  • Mount HollywoodTrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Los Angeles, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  1.5 hours
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    Mount Hollywood is not the residence of Los Angeles’ most famous landmark - that sits on top of Mount Lee. Nor is it the highest peak in Griffith ...

  • La Tuna Canyon TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Los Angeles, CA

    •  2.2 miles

    La Tuna Canyon Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Los Angeles, California. It is 2.2 miles long and begins at 1,328 feet altitude. Traveling ...

  • Down the East ForkView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Los Angeles, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  11 hours
    •  16 miles
    •  Guide

    Born from snow-fed rivulets, the many tributaries of the East Fork San Gabriel River gather together to form one of the liveliest and most remote ...

  • Mount WilliamsonView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Los Angeles, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  2½ hours
    •  4.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Mount Williamson is not as tall as its brethren on the opposite side of the Angeles Crest Highway, but it is nevertheless one of the most prominent ...

  • Lewis FallsView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Los Angeles, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  1 hour
    •  0.8 miles
    •  Guide

    At the precipice called Lewis Falls, Soldier Creek shoots (or merely dribbles if it’s not the rainy season or has been a dry year) some 50 feet ...

  • Cucamonga PeakView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Los Angeles, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  7 hours
    •  12 miles
    •  Guide

    Cucamonga Peak’s south and east slopes feature some of the most dramatic relief in the San Gabriel range. At 8,859 feet, the peak stands sentinel-like ...

  • Hacienda Hills TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Los Angeles, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  2.25 hours
    •  3.4 miles
    •  Guide

    This dirt-path loop is a gradual climb through cool forest and sunbaked switchbacks to 1,000-foot elevation and views of downtown Los Angeles, ...

  • Getty View TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Los Angeles, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  2 hours
    •  3.6 miles
    •  Guide

    The Getty View Trail in Bel Air ascends the steep hillside from Sepulveda Pass to Casiano Fire Road, an unpaved road on the ridgeline. A three-quarter ...

  • Devil’s ChairView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Los Angeles, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  3 hours
    •  5.5 miles
    •  Guide

    The fenced viewpoint at Devil’s Chair presides over what looks like frozen chaos— a vast assemblage of sandstone chunks and slabs tipped at odd ...

  • Down the Arroyo SecoView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Los Angeles, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  5 hours
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    The Spanish colonists who christened Arroyo Seco (“dry creek”) evidently observed only its lower end—a hot, boulder-strewn wash emptying into ...

  • Baldwin Hills: Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area TrailsView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Los Angeles, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  1.25 hours
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    Following a well-maintained path to great city vistas, this accessible trail near Los Angeles International Airport is dotted with coastal sagebrush ...

  • Elysian Park: Portola TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Los Angeles, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    Elysian Park, close to downtown Los Angeles, is a 575-acre retreat from urban stress. Although the park has been cut by many roads, it’s possible ...

  • Cheeseboro CanyonView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Los Angeles, CA

    • Trail Running  
    •  1.75 - 3.5 hours
    •  12.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This delightful trail begins along an old ranch road and crosses a shallow streambed nestled in an oak-filled canyon. After 4 miles, the trail ...

  • Boy Scout Lower MotorwayView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Los Angeles, CA

    •  1.4 miles

    Boy Scout Lower Motorway is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Los Angeles, California. It is 1.4 miles long and begins at 1,318 feet altitude. ...

  • West Mandeville Fire RoadView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Los Angeles, CA

    •  3.5 miles

    West Mandeville Fire Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Los Angeles, California. It is within Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation ...

  • Samurai TrailView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Los Angeles, CA

    •  0.5 miles

    Samurai Trail is a hiking trail in Los Angeles, California. It is within Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. It is 0.5 miles long ...

  • North Kenter Fire RoadView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Los Angeles, CA

    •  2.6 miles

    North Kenter Fire Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Los Angeles, California. It is within Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation ...