Hike the City View and Walnut Forest Trails Loop

Rate this Adventure Ernest E. Debs Park

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. 

Photos: Eliot Phillips and Traveling Man

Pack List

  • Water
  • Snack(s)
  • Hat / sun protection
  • Leash for your dog 
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RT Distance 2.6 Miles
Elevation Gain 725 Feet
Activities Chillin, Mountain Biking, Hiking, Fitness
Skill Level Beginner
Season Year Round
Trail Type Loop
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Picnic Area

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