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Address: 15601 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90270
Phone Number: (310) 454-1395
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Wilderness in LA

The hike from the parking lot at Temescal is heavily traveled, but it quickly gets you into wilderness along a stream that runs most of the year. It is especially nice in winter... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
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Los Angeles
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59 reviews 59 reviews
42 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

The hike from the parking lot at Temescal is heavily traveled, but it quickly gets you into wilderness along a stream that runs most of the year. It is especially nice in winter and spring when the wild flowers are out. The trail intersects trails that can cover miles in the Santa Monica Mountains.

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

There is just enough of an elevation gain to make it a mild challenge. There are some wonderful views north, south, and east. Definitely worth an hour or two.

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Tarzana
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Having been an alum.....I love the place.....the sculpture garden....Royce Hall, the Library it's a wonderful, peaceful atmosphere

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Atlanta, Georgia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

While visiting my daughter in LA, we spent a day at this park. Before our hike we picnicked under the beautiful sycamore trees. Then we chose the hike up the canyon . It was beautiful and very serene! I forgot I was in LA quite Frankly! This hike gets a little steep towards the end and the trail is very... More 

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Sauquoit, New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

My daughter and I decided to hike the trail after she got out of work. The park is easy to get to with convenient parking. Just bring the exact change. Parking fee is honor system. There are bathrooms and a friendly Ranger on sight. The trails are manageable with a little effort. When we reached the top we were treated... More 

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méxico city
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

There are several trails, i took the one that leads you to the waterfall, it is a great view and also a great exercise, and its free! Make sure to take enough water and some snacks because surely you will get hungry.

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Lahaina, Hawaii
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36 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015 via mobile

The park is conveniently located on Sunset Blvd in Pacific Palisades. There are wide trails, one connecting to Will Rogers State Park. There is a very informative kiosk and trail maps are available. There is a $7 per car day use fee.

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Duluth, Georgia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

When I lived in L.A. I did this hike almost every weekend. It you just go up to Skull rock and come back it's about 45-60 mins hike, depending how in shape you are. If you want to hike for longer the trail continues up and inland and connects to many other trails so you could hike all day if... More 

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Red Deer
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Beautiful hike, easy for beginners. Some steep areas. Beautiful scenery. The drought has dried up the waterfall but still worth the trip

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West Hills, CA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

I used to live just next door to this place so I know every inch of this place. You forget how beautiful a place is until you move away. I visit here about 4 or 5 times a year and every season is different. You're most likely run into snakes in the spring. Winter is very green and beautiful with... More 

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