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Runyon Canyon Park

2000 North Fuller Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046 (Hollywood)
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Ranked #29 of 369 attractions in Los Angeles
Type: Parks, Canyons
Activities: Hiking
Description: 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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Bellmore, New York
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

I wasn't expecting much from this urban hike. and was pleasantly surprised. There are 3 main routes through the canyon: easy medium and hard. Hard involves steep, dusty trails but also the best views in the park. All three are dog-friendly. Im a fairly avid hiker, and did about 4 miles in this park in 2 hours wearing sneakers, jeans... More

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midland
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80 reviews 80 reviews
32 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

walking distance from hotel. in the middle of Hollywood. it is a great place to get in a good hike and see some sights at the same time. hike to the top and views are amazing. great urban oasis.

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

This was a great hike and had beautiful views the whole way up. We took the steep way up, and it was a good way to break a sweat. Once getting to the top we started taking the longer, less steep way back down, but ended up exploring more trails. Spent an entire afternoon hiking around Runyon. Definitely recommend if... More

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San Diego
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

A friend and I were visiting from San Diego, and we had never hiked Runyon Canyon. Wow-what amazing views on this clear sunny day! The hiking is medium difficulty, or easy if you stay on the paved areas.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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59 reviews 59 reviews
7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

This hike can be as easy or as competitive as you want it to be. The shorter route takes about 45 minutes. If you want to go all the way to the top, expect about 2 1/2 hours. It is totally worth it! Beautiful views and a good possibility of a celeb sighting. If you start up the right side,... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

It's a nice walk with beautiful scenery, yea there are place where it's hard but it's a good experience and as I said nice scenery but nothing crazy about it. If you don't have anything else to do this is a good place...

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

This trek is not difficult at all, i enjoyed it very much the scenery was beautiful and you can see alot of the hollywood houses too. was a nice warm up for the hollywood sign trek :)

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Mobile
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7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

While visiting L.A., I would recommend making a morning out of driving Mulholland Drive and going to Runyon Canyon for a hike. Be prepared though, as parking can be a problem. There is a small lot and we had to wait a bit for someone to leave to get a spot. It was a longer trail than we expected if... More

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Los Angeles, California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
30 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This trail is great if you are a dog lover. If you are not, then I would not recommend this hike for you since most dogs are off leash and you can be bothered by them. Most of them are well behaved and won't bother you, but my friend got caught up as he was running up the trail in... More

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Great hike and view I suggest wearing good shoes. On the way down the canyon it has an extreme slope and you can fall. There also a lot of dogs out on a nice day so if you have a problem with dogs being off leash this might not be for you

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