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Los Angeles, California

Run Runyon Canyon

3.25 Miles Total - 800 ft gain - Loop Trail

Originally added by Grant

Run Runyon Canyon and enjoy some of the most amazing views of Los Angeles. This is a great option for an early morning workout or a sunset date hike.

Located in the Hollywood Hills, Runyon is an iconic workout run/ hike that can give you great views all the way to the ocean. There are a few different loop trails/ hikes you can take ranging from ~1.5mi to 3.25mi all with a decent amount of elevation gain. Also, remember this is Hollywood, so you might spot a celebrity or two...especially with their dogs.

All of the trails are well marked and maintained and are wide enough for multiple people, so you'll definitely not get lost.

Photos: Chris Goldberg; Paul McGunnigle; Mark Mitchell; Ryan Vaarsi; Ryan Vaarsi

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Fitness
Running
Hiking
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Groups
Scenic

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almost 5 years ago

Live in Downtown or Near USC? Take the Expo Line to the Red Line all the way up to the Hollywood/Highland station - it's about a 10-15 minute walk to Runyon from there and you avoid the awful parking situation. Hint - if you DID take your car, there's a Ralph's at the VERY bottom of the Runyon trek (about a block down) where you can park unnoticed for a few hours.

about 5 years ago

Parking is very limited, suggest parking far and walk/run to the hill

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