Los Angeles Hikes

Runyon Canyon Closure Date

The popular Runyon Canyon Trails at Runyon Canyon park are scheduled to be closed from April to July due to a water leak repair.

Located in the Hollywood Hills West area, this 3 mile loop, is the most popular and beloved hike on Instagram.

According to KTLA.com “A 1-mile stretch of a 6-inch pipe that runs through the park will be replaced as part of the project, which aims to reduce pipe breaks and improve water quality for the surrounding community”.
The yoga area at Runyon Canyon will remain open. Get your last Runyon Canyon hikes in before the closure!

Alternative Hikes In The Hollywood Hills Area:

Fryman Canyon: This is  a pleasant hike with a fire road and a closer hike located next to Runyon Canyon. Check out the blog on this hike here.

Franklin Canyon: This is an enjoyable single-track hike with views of LA and Hollywood. Here is a blog from hikespeak.com on this hike.

Griffith Park: The many miles at Griffith park are an enjoyable hike for all ages. You could hike up to “Dante’s View”, which is the top of the park and has an excellent view of Downtown Los Angeles. Or hike to the Hollywood sign!

While Runyon may be closed for some time, there are plenty of opportunities for new hikes around LA. Just check out some of the many articles on this page and you would be pleasantly surprised.

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