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Elysian Park

835 Academy Road, Los Angeles, CA 90012
213 847 0926
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Ranked #145 of 310 Attractions in Los Angeles
Type: Jogging Paths/ Tracks, Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Running
Owner description: Although just outside of the downtown area, this bucolic park has a series of running and biking...
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Type: Jogging Paths/ Tracks, Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Running
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Owner description: Although just outside of the downtown area, this bucolic park has a series of running and biking trails that make it a peaceful escape from city life.

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200 reviews 200 reviews
42 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This is a good park -- easy trail with some shady spots and good views. Like all the parks in L.A., there's lots of people walking their dogs here. There's water for dogs at the top.

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Northridge, CA
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170 reviews 170 reviews
88 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Rode my bike through here today with a friend to avoid some construction in the surrounding area. Fantastic views! Very quiet! A nice place to ride your bicycle if you are into long, hard climbs.

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Knoxville, TN
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121 reviews 121 reviews
35 attraction reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I went to the park on a Monday early afternoon. The park is beautiful and has a lot of walking trails and areas for activities, such as soccer, etc. The park also has a great view of the L.A. skyline and Dodgers Stadium. I spent about 90 minutes at the park, and I loved it. I would highly recommend going... More 

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Pasadena, California
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8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2012

Very crowded during weekends and holidays, otherwise, empty. Major commute path.

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Los Angeles
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2009

Most visitors, even many Angelenos, are not aware of this gem in the middle of the urban jungle of LA. Maybe they are aware, but never bother to to discover this green oasis. And what an oasis it is, about 570 acres of serenity and open space. A perfect place for playing, picnicking, hiking, walking the dog, relaxing and just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2005

I love elysian park because of the great views that it has when riding your car the trees the trails that it has to hike on and especially the view of los Angeles, well I come from an hour away thats Santa Ana and I love to come to Elysian with freinds cause we like to run around this park... More 

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