Driving thru the mountains was such a joy for my granddaughter and her friends...they oh's and awed the whole trip up the coast.
We accessed the trails via Will Rogers Park, and walked up to Inspiration Point, where we had a fabulous, 360-degree view of Santa Monica, West Los Angeles, Century City, Santa Monica Mountains, and, of course, the Pacific Ocean. Considering how beautiful the scenery is and how many people live in Los Angeles, I was shocked that we only ran into... More
Really fun.... technical drive up in the mountains, but wow the view is spectacular. We even saw a storm roll into the mountains, the clouds poured right on top of us while we were hiking the Topanga trail.
For Los Liones Canyon Trail ---Parker Mesa Canyon I drove up north on Paseo Miramar until I hit the dead end. Once at the dead end, turn left and you'll the entrance to the trail. I thought I was getting lost coming here for the first time. I'm sure there's another entrance but this is where my GPS lead me... More
Actually this is a very big mountain includes a lot of trails. So it's a little hard to come up with a general review on the whole site. You could try HikeSpeak to get detail about each trail. Just the pics won't be so updated like TripAdvisor. We took Los Leones Canyon trail in a little cloudy day which I... More
Spectacular backdrop for LA. Lots of fun driving through them but you got to be careful because the CA drivers are crazy! Take your time. The canyon roads are not for the faint of heart.
just wanted to walk the beach, hear the waves and breath in the sea air. beach is very clean not too crowded in January. Perry's on the walkway will set up chairs and cater to you.
I loved the hike, but getting here was a bit tricky and it was busy with people, both locals and tourists alike. I recommend going up here on week days and be prepared to get decent directions.
I hike them on a weekly basis and love the weather. They don't have the greenery that places with seasons do, but there are sooo many trails, soo many that are dog friendly, and generally good parking options.
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