Fryman Canyon Hike

Wilacre Park, California

Distance1.4mi
Elevation Gain691ft
Trailhead Elevation1,076ft
Top1,135ft
Elevation Min/Max686/1135ft
Elevation Start/End1076/1076ft

Fryman Canyon Hike

Fryman Canyon Hike is a hiking and biking trail in Los Angeles, California. It is within Wilacre Park, Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, and Coldwater Canyon Park. It is 1.4 miles long and begins at 1,076 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 691 feet. Near the trailhead there are restrooms. This trail connects with the following: Barker Fire Road.

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60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Los Angeles (Menasha Ridge Press)
Laura Randall
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"This moderate hike is a reliable, well-maintained exercise route that’s easily accessible from Hollywood and the San Fernando Valley. It’s also dog-friendly, with plenty of trash cans, plastic-bag dispensers, and water troughs. Most people take the loop that begins with an uphill climb under sycamore trees, gives way to valley views, and empties into a street of private homes and back to the parking lot. Fryman Canyon is part of the 128-acre Wilacre Park, which also includes Franklin and Coldwater Canyon Parks and is run by the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy. Follow the paved fire road as it curves upward past toyon (Christmas berry) bushes and sycamore trees. You’ll see quite a mix of hikers, from serious runners to dog walkers and moms with kids, yet the path is wide enough that it never seems overcrowded." Read more

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Wilacre Park
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Coldwater Canyon Park
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