Hike the City View and Walnut Forest Trails Loop

2.6 miles 725 ft gain  - Loop Trail

Added by The Outbound Collective

The City View and Walnut Forest Trails Loop is a perfect quick morning hike or afternoon meander, featuring scenic views of downtown LA and Catalina Island on clear days.

The City View and Walnut Forest Trails in Ernest E. Debs Regional Park are just outside of downtown Los Angeles, and are perfect for all abilities. The trails are most commonly used by dog walkers, trail runners, mountain bikers and families. The top of the hike features a unique pond. Dogs are allowed in Ernest E. Debs Park, but must be kept on leash. 

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Mountain Biking
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Picnic Area

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Nice views and a sweet little pond

We enjoyed this park, even though sections of our trail were very steep with loose gravel. The day we hiked was very hot and during the driest part of the year. There is not an abundance of shade so be sure to bring plenty of water.


Nice view of the city

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