Top Adventures in Whittier

  • Hike the Hellman Park Trail

    This trail is great if you're looking for a quick, but intense workout. The hike itself is only 4 miles out- and-back and can be easily completed within a couple of hours. However, be prepared for a steep and steady incline for the first 1.5 miles...

    4 miles 850 ft gain

  • Hike the Skyline Drive Trail to Water Tank

    Skyline Drive Trail to Water Tank is a 3.7 mile out-and-back hike with scenic views of the surrounding Whittier and Los Angeles cityscapes. 

    3.7 miles 885 ft gain

  • Hike Sycamore Canyon Trail in Turnbull Canyon

    The Sycamore Canyon Park Trailhead can be found at the end of the dirt parking lot off Workman Mill Road. The entrance is off a small road which is pretty easy to miss, but there is a sign off the main road. Soon after you start on the trail, the ...

    4 miles 250 ft gain

  • Hike the Fullerton Loop Trail

    The Fullerton Loop Trail is a patchwork of old horseback riding trails that run along property lines and railroad beds. There are plenty of side trails along the main loop if you'd like to explore or expand your hike. These side trails are great f...

    11.2 miles 1030 ft gain

  • Sunset Hike in Ascot Hills

    Ascot Hills Park is a great hidden gem located a few miles east of Los Angeles. There is a parking lot with plenty of parking but the gates close at sunset, which is a great time to go, so if you plan on staying later, park outside the gates where...

  • Be inspired at Watts Towers

    Watts Towers are a quick 15-20 minute ride from Downtown Los Angeles on the Metro. Since I love weird, interesting things, plus the towers are in my backyard, I had to take a trip to check them out! When getting off the train, I half expected to s...

  • Hike the City View and Walnut Forest Trails Loop

    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 ...

    2.6 miles 725 ft gain

  • Running the Arroyo Seco Trail

    Nestled next to the CA-134, this trail presents a relaxing atmosphere while only a 30 minute drive from Downtown Los Angeles and a 5 minute drive from Old Town Pasadena.From bird-watching to archery, this trail provides a peaceful atmosphere with ...

    2 miles 100 ft gain

  • Visit the Secret Swing in Elysian Park

    For the most direct directions to the swing, plug in "Swing on top of Elysian Park" into google maps, which will take you directly to the trailhead. If you want to do it the more old fashion way, the swing is on top of a hill at the intersection o...

    0.3 miles 360 ft gain

  • Hike to Fish Canyon Falls

    Follow Encanto Parkway towards the hills until you come to a junction with a sign labeled "trail" that points towards a parking lot to your right. Parking is free, though on weekends it may be difficult to find a spot if you start late.From the pa...

    5 miles 800 ft gain

  • Hike to Monrovia Falls

    The Monrovia Falls are at the end of the main trail located in Monrovia Canyon Park. The park is easy to locate and has ample parking. Keep in mind you do have to pay a fee of $6 on weekends and $5 on weekdays. Additionally, all cars need to exit ...

    1.5 miles 700 ft gain

  • A Picnic Overlooking Los Angeles

    Vista Hermosa Natural Park is part of the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy and the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority. Located in the western gateway to Downtown Los Angeles, it’s very easy to drive by this hidden gem if you’re not ...

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