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Runyon Canyon Park

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Address: 2000 North Fuller Ave, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 90046-2308
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Located off Mulholland Drive in the Hollywood Hills, this park is...

Located off Mulholland Drive in the Hollywood Hills, this park is especially loved by dog-lovers since they can hike with their dogs without a leash.

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1 of top 10 things to do while visiting LA

The view over looking LA is amazing! There are 2 trails an easy and a hard. It is super busy so safe to do alone, with partner or with friends. Parking around the area is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The view over looking LA is amazing! There are 2 trails an easy and a hard. It is super busy so safe to do alone, with partner or with friends. Parking around the area is tricky and parking inspectors are always around so be sure to check the signs or park on the other side of Sunset blvd and make... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Took the intermediate-level trail to top of canyon, on recommendation of one of the servers at Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel restaurant. I had 70 degree temp and cloudless sky, so weather was definitely cooperating. Entrance to trail is short walk from hotel, then trail begins. If you don't want dirt and rock trail, you can take the paved trail, which I... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The must do hike for tourists. Not too hard n star watching. Take the paved road for an easier experience

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's free and it offers breathtaking views of LA. What more could you ask for? It was a great workout and wonderful experience.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Parking can be a little tricky but once you arrive at the trail it's beautiful. We went on a Saturday morning and it was busy but it was no problem. We stopped and thoroughly enjoyed the scenery along the way. The last part of the trail was very challenging as you literally had to use your hands to climb up... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very popular spot for hiking. I would recommend getting out there no later than 10am. You'll want to be done with your hike before the heat of the day begins. Parking can be tough so that's another reason to get there early.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The park is very easy to spot and directions are clear. There are many trails to choose from and all of them offer panoramic views of downtown LA and surrounding areas.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hiked this park as a family the day after Christmas. It was a beautiful southern California day. The terrain is easily managed by hikers of all ages. It was a tad crowded but not to the point of distraction. You get some really fun views of the greater Los Angles area including the downtown skyline with the glimmering Pacific... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You have to go a bit outside the city to make it there and parking can be a bit of an issue especially on a busy day (like Christmas holidays) but the views are totally worth it. The hikes we took were pretty easy but the park is so big that you can find a great number of hikes from... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time hiking here. Be prepared for an actual hike, though, at times without a paved road (i.e., it’s not just a flat walking trail). The views are worth it!

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