Elysian Park

Los Angeles, California

4.0/5
based on 1 reviews

Details

Distance

1.88 miles

Elevation Gain

282 ft

Route Type

Loop

Description

Added by The Outbound Collective

The trail at Elysian Park in Los Angeles, California, is a moderate difficulty hike that spans approximately 1.88 miles. The trail is well-marked and offers a variety of terrain, including dirt paths and paved roads. The trail is known for its panoramic views of the city, including the iconic Dodger Stadium and the downtown Los Angeles skyline. The trail also features a unique rock formation known as the "Rock Garden," which is a popular spot for climbers. Additionally, the trail passes by several small lakes and streams, providing opportunities for bird watching and wildlife spotting. Hikers should be prepared for a moderate incline and some uneven terrain. It's recommended to wear sturdy shoes and bring plenty of water, especially during the hotter months. The trail is open from sunrise to sunset, and dogs are allowed on leash. Despite its urban location, the trail offers a sense of solitude and a break from the city's hustle and bustle.
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Features

Running
Hiking
Scenic

Elysian Park Reviews

Elysian Park has plenty of trails and green space to picnic and play. Plenty of parking, picnic tables, barbecue pits, and restrooms. Make sure to check the calendar during baseball season, because Dodger Stadium is right there and the Dodger traffic can be a pain. If you’re hiking the trails in the middle of the day, make sure to wear sunscreen, a hat, and bring lots of water. There are also active wildlife, coyotes especially, so make sure to watch your dogs and walk them on a leash.

Leave No Trace

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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