Best Mountains in Los Angeles

Check out the top Mountains in Los Angeles, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Griffith Observatory
1. Griffith Observatory
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1981 local reviews
Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles
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Donna
You get a 360 degrees view of LA. Popular tourist attraction, an excellent view of the Hollywood sign, and a…
Angel
You get a 360 degrees view of LA. Popular tourist attraction, an excellent view of the Hollywood sign, and an …
Otis
You get a 360 degrees view of LA. Popular tourist attraction, an excellent view of the Hollywood sign, and an …
1. Griffith Observatory
1. Griffith Observatory
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1981 local reviews
Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles
Donna
Donna
You get a 360 degrees view of LA. Popular tourist attraction, an excellent view of the Hollywood sign, and an extensive array of space and…
Angel
Angel
You get a 360 degrees view of LA. Popular tourist attraction, an excellent view of the Hollywood sign, and an extensive array of space and s…
Otis
Otis
You get a 360 degrees view of LA. Popular tourist attraction, an excellent view of the Hollywood sign, and an extensive array of space and s…
2. The Getty
2. The Getty
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1019 local reviews
1200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens Tuesday 10:00 AM
+1 310-440-7300
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Samuel
I believe the Getty center is the best attraction in all of the Los Angeles area. An incredible art collection…
Rich
Amazing place in the Santa Monica mountains, not far from Venice, 20 min with good traffic. JP Getty's art wo…
Stavros
Everything about the museum is top notch and amazing! Admission is free but parking is $15 per car. Situated i…
2. The Getty
2. The Getty
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1019 local reviews
1200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens Tuesday 10:00 AM
+1 310-440-7300
Samuel
Samuel
I believe the Getty center is the best attraction in all of the Los Angeles area. An incredible art collection including some original impre…
Rich
Rich
Amazing place in the Santa Monica mountains, not far from Venice, 20 min with good traffic. JP Getty's art work as well as many traveling a…
Stavros
Stavros
Everything about the museum is top notch and amazing! Admission is free but parking is $15 per car. Situated in the Santa Monica mountains, …
3. Runyon Canyon Park
3. Runyon Canyon Park
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748 local reviews
2000 N Fuller Ave, Los Angeles
+1 818-243-1145
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Sarah
A short, relatively easy trail loop in one of the most accessible areas of Los Angeles’ mountains. This is one…
Mike & Anna
This 160-acre park at the eastern end of the Santa Monica Mountains has one main loop, plus a bevy of dirt hik…
Adam
"A short, relatively easy trail loop in one of the most accessible areas of Los Angeles’ mountains. This is on…
3. Runyon Canyon Park
3. Runyon Canyon Park
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748 local reviews
2000 N Fuller Ave, Los Angeles
+1 818-243-1145
Sarah
Sarah
A short, relatively easy trail loop in one of the most accessible areas of Los Angeles’ mountains. This is one of the most popular trails in…
Mike & Anna
Mike & Anna
This 160-acre park at the eastern end of the Santa Monica Mountains has one main loop, plus a bevy of dirt hiking trails. The sea of buff tr…
Adam
Adam
"A short, relatively easy trail loop in one of the most accessible areas of Los Angeles’ mountains. This is one of the most popular trails i…
4. Topanga State Park
4. Topanga State Park
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137 local reviews
20828 Entrada Rd, Topanga
Closed · Opens Monday 8:00 AM
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Samira
The Topenga State Park is located in the Santa Monica mountains and has some of the most amazing hikes you can…
Breeze
Topanga State Park is a California state park located in the Santa Monica Mountains, within Los Angeles County…
Howard
Located in the cliffs and canyons of the Santa Monica Mountains, Topanga State Park features 36 miles of trail…
4. Topanga State Park
4. Topanga State Park
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137 local reviews
20828 Entrada Rd, Topanga
Closed · Opens Monday 8:00 AM
Samira
Samira
The Topenga State Park is located in the Santa Monica mountains and has some of the most amazing hikes you can get to in the city. Most of t…
Breeze
Breeze
Topanga State Park is a California state park located in the Santa Monica Mountains, within Los Angeles County, California. It is part of th…
Howard
Howard
Located in the cliffs and canyons of the Santa Monica Mountains, Topanga State Park features 36 miles of trails through open grassland, live…
5. Hollywood Wigs
5. Hollywood Wigs
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617 local reviews
6530 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens Monday 10:00 AM
+1 323-466-6479
Hair careStorePoint of interest
Kevin
The Hollywood Sign is a landmark and American cultural icon situated on Mount Lee, in the Hollywood Hills ar…
Mona
The Hollywood Sign is a landmark and American cultural icon located in Los Angeles, California. It is situated…
Mary Jane
Start at Franklin Ave and N Beachwood Dr. Take N Beachwood Dr up the mountain toward Hollywoodland's quaint Be…
5. Hollywood Wigs
5. Hollywood Wigs
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617 local reviews
6530 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens Monday 10:00 AM
+1 323-466-6479
Kevin
Kevin
The Hollywood Sign is a landmark and American cultural icon situated on Mount Lee, in the Hollywood Hills area of the Santa Monica Mountai…
Mona
Mona
The Hollywood Sign is a landmark and American cultural icon located in Los Angeles, California. It is situated on Mount Lee, in the Hollywoo…
Mary Jane
Mary Jane
Start at Franklin Ave and N Beachwood Dr. Take N Beachwood Dr up the mountain toward Hollywoodland's quaint Beachwood village. Make a left o…
6. Temescal Canyon Park
6. Temescal Canyon Park
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98 local reviews
15900 Pacific Coast Hwy., Los Angeles
+1 310-836-1040
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Louise
Located in Pacific Palisades, Temescal Gateway Park is one of the most popular parks in the Santa Monica Mount…
Basma
Approx 5 minutes drive from home, this trail is fun to hike, and the view from the top of the hill is mesmeriz…
Samantha
So beautiful! If you love hiking, this is a MUST. There is a 4 mile loop that takes you to a waterfall (bridge…
6. Temescal Canyon Park
6. Temescal Canyon Park
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98 local reviews
15900 Pacific Coast Hwy., Los Angeles
+1 310-836-1040
Louise
Louise
Located in Pacific Palisades, Temescal Gateway Park is one of the most popular parks in the Santa Monica Mountains. The park encompasses 141…
Basma
Basma
Approx 5 minutes drive from home, this trail is fun to hike, and the view from the top of the hill is mesmerizing. You'll find the neighborh…
Samantha
Samantha
So beautiful! If you love hiking, this is a MUST. There is a 4 mile loop that takes you to a waterfall (bridge) and up the Santa Monica moun…
7. Griffith Park
7. Griffith Park
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417 local reviews
4730 Crystal Springs Dr, Los Angeles
+1 323-913-4688
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Erika
I go hiking and horseback riding here. From Google: Griffith Park is a large municipal park at the eastern end…
Breeze
Griffith Park is a large municipal park at the eastern end of the Santa Monica Mountains, in the Los Feliz nei…
Sven
Great hiking, running, and walks. Also contains Griffith Observatory, an incredible 1920s observatory perched …
7. Griffith Park
7. Griffith Park
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417 local reviews
4730 Crystal Springs Dr, Los Angeles
+1 323-913-4688
Erika
Erika
I go hiking and horseback riding here. From Google: Griffith Park is a large municipal park at the eastern end of the Santa Monica Mountains…
Breeze
Breeze
Griffith Park is a large municipal park at the eastern end of the Santa Monica Mountains, in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles, Cali…
Sven
Sven
Great hiking, running, and walks. Also contains Griffith Observatory, an incredible 1920s observatory perched atop a mountain overlooking al…
8. Topanga Creek Outpost
8. Topanga Creek Outpost
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15 local reviews
1273 N Topanga Canyon Blvd, Topanga
Closed · Opens Thursday 11:00 AM
+1 310-455-2111
Bicycle storeStorePoint of interest
Ling And David
Great spot for mountain bike rentals! Popular biking trails in nearby Topanga State Park
Warren And Elena
Rent you mountain bikes here and bike right out the door of our Inn.
Mitch
Renowned mountain bike shop, weekly group ride every Saturday.
8. Topanga Creek Outpost
8. Topanga Creek Outpost
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15 local reviews
1273 N Topanga Canyon Blvd, Topanga
Closed · Opens Thursday 11:00 AM
+1 310-455-2111
Ling And David
Ling And David
Great spot for mountain bike rentals! Popular biking trails in nearby Topanga State Park
Warren And Elena
Warren And Elena
Rent you mountain bikes here and bike right out the door of our Inn.
Mitch
Mitch
Renowned mountain bike shop, weekly group ride every Saturday.
9. Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area
9. Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area
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131 local reviews
4100 S La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens Monday 6:00 AM
+1 323-298-3660
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Dana
Griffith may get all of the attention, but Kenneth Hahn is impressive in both size and topography for a park i…
Angelique
Griffith may get all of the attention, but Kenneth Hahn is impressive in both size and topography for a park i…
Edward
This beautiful state park has many hikes but also some Olympic level mountain bike trails! It is only about a …
9. Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area
9. Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area
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131 local reviews
4100 S La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens Monday 6:00 AM
+1 323-298-3660
Dana
Dana
Griffith may get all of the attention, but Kenneth Hahn is impressive in both size and topography for a park in the middle of the Westside. …
Angelique
Angelique
Griffith may get all of the attention, but Kenneth Hahn is impressive in both size and topography for a park in the middle of the Westside. …
Edward
Edward
This beautiful state park has many hikes but also some Olympic level mountain bike trails! It is only about a mile down the street from my p…
10. Will Rogers State Historic Park
10. Will Rogers State Historic Park
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107 local reviews
1501 Will Rogers State Park Rd, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens Monday 6:00 AM
+1 310-454-8212
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Kathleen
WR State park has a VERY walkable trail up to "Inspiration Point" which has a 360 view over all of LA ....on …
Jodi
A lovely park in the Santa Monica Mountains with numerous hiking trails of various lengths. At the base of th…
Bobbi
The former home of writer, cowboy philosopher, trick-roper and the first honorary mayor of Beverly Hills has b…
10. Will Rogers State Historic Park
10. Will Rogers State Historic Park
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107 local reviews
1501 Will Rogers State Park Rd, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens Monday 6:00 AM
+1 310-454-8212
Kathleen
Kathleen
WR State park has a VERY walkable trail up to "Inspiration Point" which has a 360 view over all of LA ....on a clear day (often actually) y…
Jodi
Jodi
A lovely park in the Santa Monica Mountains with numerous hiking trails of various lengths. At the base of the park, there's a historic mus…
Bobbi
Bobbi
The former home of writer, cowboy philosopher, trick-roper and the first honorary mayor of Beverly Hills has been maintained as it was in th…
11. Runyon Canyon Park
11. Runyon Canyon Park
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563 local reviews
2000 N Fuller Ave, Los Angeles
+1 818-243-1145
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Austin
Looks like this is the Top of the mountain, but at it's base there are yoga classes in the morning all of whic…
Stephen And Brian
10 min walk from your front door. If you're in shape, a 30 min hike to the top of the mountain for a spectacul…
Pamela
Runyon Canyon Park is a 160-acre park in Los Angeles, California, at the eastern end of the Santa Monica Mount…
11. Runyon Canyon Park
11. Runyon Canyon Park
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563 local reviews
2000 N Fuller Ave, Los Angeles
+1 818-243-1145
Austin
Austin
Looks like this is the Top of the mountain, but at it's base there are yoga classes in the morning all of which donation based. Let me know …
Stephen And Brian
Stephen And Brian
10 min walk from your front door. If you're in shape, a 30 min hike to the top of the mountain for a spectacular, jetliner view of the city…
Pamela
Pamela
Runyon Canyon Park is a 160-acre park in Los Angeles, California, at the eastern end of the Santa Monica Mountains, managed by the Los Angel…
12. 480 Winston Ave
12. 480 Winston Ave
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7 local reviews
480 Winston Ave, Bradbury
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Pengju
Great Mountain View Great Bird View of Los Angeles Downtown Close to Nature Encounter Wild Animals
12. 480 Winston Ave
12. 480 Winston Ave
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7 local reviews
480 Winston Ave, Bradbury
Pengju
Pengju
Great Mountain View Great Bird View of Los Angeles Downtown Close to Nature Encounter Wild Animals