Hike the Rising Sun Trail, Solstice Canyon

Los Angeles TWR Trailhead

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Hike along a small stream to a waterfall, close to which lie the ruins of the Tropical Terrance House, designed by architect Paul Revere Williams. Makes for a good workout.

To reach the trail, head up the stairs from the parking lot, giving glimpses of the coast. In 0.1 miles, after crossing a paved road, turn right onto Rising Sun.

For an easier hike through the canyon, take Solstice Canyon Trail, which is a mix of paved road and fire road, although likely to have more people than Rising Sun.

Photo Credit: Thirsty in LA

Pack List

  • Hiking shoes
  • Water
  • Sun protection
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Skill Level:



Year Round

Trail Type:



6 Miles

Elev. Gain:

800 Feet



Dog Friendly

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8 months ago

Really Fun

Came to this trail after eating the Malibu Seafood Shack just down the block and I really enjoyed it. The trail is a lot of fun and very popular. You hike and follow the trail until you reach a little waterfall next to an old torn down estate. However, I suggest you go for the added fun of rock climbing and go past this point.

8 months ago

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