Highly Rated Hiking Destinations in and near Los Angeles


Malibu Creek State Park pic

Malibu Creek State Park
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Corey Nelson has more than 13 years of experience as a Los Angeles-based realtor. When not busy providing quality service to his clients, Corey Nelson enjoys staying active through such physical pursuits as hiking. As a resident of Los Angeles, the top-performing realtor has access to a number of highly rated hiking destinations, including the following:

Runyon Canyon. This 130-acre park in the Santa Monica Mountains offers diverse trail options, making it an ideal destination for hikers of all levels. For those opting to navigate the looped path around the canyon, reaching the summit allows for breathtaking views of Los Angeles.

Malibu Creek State Park. The stream-side trails at Malibu Creek State Park wind for 15 miles on chaparral-covered slopes through sycamore and oak woodlands. Apart from taking in ample natural sights, hikers can visit the set of classic television program M*A*S*H.

Eaton Canyon. The famed waterfall attracts many hikers to this 190-acre park, which sits at the foot of the San Gabriel Mountains. Visitors to Eaton Canyon can also enjoy a number of the park’s other highlights, including botanical gardens, wildlife, and a variety of trails.