Discover the Natural Beauty of LA’s Hiking Trails
Did you know that you don’t have to leave the city to find a hiking trail? Living in Los Angeles, the city where our community, Playa Marina, is located, there are great hiking trails scattered throughout the city. Whether you’re already a local or plan to lease one of our apartments in LA, get to know the city with a scenic hike at one of these trails:
Griffith Park Trails
Griffith Park is one of the largest and most scenic natural reserves in the LA city area. Topped by the legendary Griffith Observatory, the park is covered with trails to explore. There’s the Glendale Peak trail, the Fern Canyon Trail, The Observatory Trails, the Captain’s Roost Trail, the Brush Canyon Trail, and much more to explore. Whether you prefer a casual hike or a challenging one, this location delivers.
Runyon Canyon Park Trails
Runyon Canyon Park is a picturesque area that offers views of California’s native terrain. You’ll find a delightful wash of trails, sights, and camping areas throughout. Explore the Harper Monkey Trail, The Cactus Canyon Trail, or the Runyon Canyon Flag Trail. There are many trails to hike, but these are great places to get started.
Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook
The Baldwin Scenic Overlook is a park and hill that provide an incredible view of the city while also remaining a reserve of the California ecosystem. Enjoy the Baldwin Scenic Overlook Trailhead which leads up the Culver City Stairs. Head to the summit, where you can sit atop a waterfall and catch some truly unbeatable views of LA all around you.
Elysian Park Trail
Elysian Park offers a unique blend of nature and artwork. Beyond the cultural and artistic landmarks, you’ll find a looping network of hikable trails throughout. The park features an arboretum, lodge, falconry, campsites, a playground, and an embedded Mexican restaurant for you to discover on your scenic journey along the trails and byways. If you love to hike and live in LA, then these parks offer a wonderful opportunity to engage with the city and nature. To find a great Los Angeles apartment near your favorite hiking trail, contact us today. We would love to share with you all that our luxury apartments at Playa Marina have to offer.