Best nature in Los Angeles

Check out the top nature in Los Angeles, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. The Trails Cafe
1. The Trails Cafe
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42 local reviews
2333 Fern Dell Dr, Los Angeles
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 323-871-2102
CafeFoodPoint of interest
Becca
Savory scones, delicious dark roast coffee, sandwiches, treats, cold drinks, pie, picnic tables, trees, casual…
Janine
A hidden gem of a coffeeshop perfect for picnics in a beautiful nature setting in Ferndell Griffith Park. Exce…
Elizabeth
This place is a little slice of heaven! Here, in an old ranger station, you will find the most amazing lavende…
1. The Trails Cafe
1. The Trails Cafe
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42 local reviews
2333 Fern Dell Dr, Los Angeles
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 323-871-2102
Becca
Becca
Savory scones, delicious dark roast coffee, sandwiches, treats, cold drinks, pie, picnic tables, trees, casual, nature. In Griffith Park. Ge…
Janine
Janine
A hidden gem of a coffeeshop perfect for picnics in a beautiful nature setting in Ferndell Griffith Park. Excellent vegetarian and non-veget…
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
This place is a little slice of heaven! Here, in an old ranger station, you will find the most amazing lavender shortbread cookies, Stumptow…
2. Trader Joe's
2. Trader Joe's
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34 local reviews
Grocery or supermarketFloristSupermarket
Allen
Grocery chain with a variety of signature items, plus produce, dairy & more (most sell wine & beer).
Ray
Grocery chain with a variety of signature items, plus produce, dairy & more (most sell wine & beer).
Judalon
I use this TJs if I am shopping WF.
2. Trader Joe's
2. Trader Joe's
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34 local reviews
Allen
Allen
Grocery chain with a variety of signature items, plus produce, dairy & more (most sell wine & beer).
Ray
Ray
Grocery chain with a variety of signature items, plus produce, dairy & more (most sell wine & beer).
Judalon
Judalon
I use this TJs if I am shopping WF.
3. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
3. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
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160 local reviews
1151 Oxford Rd, San Marino
Closed · Opens Wednesday 10:00 AM
+1 626-405-2100
LibraryArt galleryMuseum
Eduardo
This is a beautiful botanical garden that is a must see if you have some extra time in Pasadena. Admission is …
Pat
The most beautiful gardens in all of LA! Come here and have High Tea or bring a picnic and relax in the beaut…
Melanie
A railroad tycoon's former residence, the Huntington has changing exhibitions, art collections, rare book disp…
3. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
3. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
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160 local reviews
1151 Oxford Rd, San Marino
Closed · Opens Wednesday 10:00 AM
+1 626-405-2100
Eduardo
Eduardo
This is a beautiful botanical garden that is a must see if you have some extra time in Pasadena. Admission is around $20 and worth it if you…
Pat
Pat
The most beautiful gardens in all of LA! Come here and have High Tea or bring a picnic and relax in the beautiful nature.
Melanie
Melanie
A railroad tycoon's former residence, the Huntington has changing exhibitions, art collections, rare book displays, and beautiful gardens to…
4. The Museum of Jurassic Technology
4. The Museum of Jurassic Technology
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38 local reviews
9341 Venice Blvd, Culver City
Closed · Opens Thursday 2:00 PM
+1 310-836-6131
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Dana
Don't be fooled by the name, this is not some kind of Spielbergian dinosaurland. It's far more interesting tha…
Lisa
Don't be fooled by the name, this is not some kind of Spielbergian dinosaurland. It's far more interesting tha…
Angelique
Don't be fooled by the name, this is not some kind of Spielbergian dinosaurland. It's far more interesting tha…
4. The Museum of Jurassic Technology
4. The Museum of Jurassic Technology
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38 local reviews
9341 Venice Blvd, Culver City
Closed · Opens Thursday 2:00 PM
+1 310-836-6131
Dana
Dana
Don't be fooled by the name, this is not some kind of Spielbergian dinosaurland. It's far more interesting than that. Hidden behind an unass…
Lisa
Lisa
Don't be fooled by the name, this is not some kind of Spielbergian dinosaurland. It's far more interesting than that. Hidden behind an unass…
Angelique
Angelique
Don't be fooled by the name, this is not some kind of Spielbergian dinosaurland. It's far more interesting than that. Hidden behind an unass…
5. Topanga
5. Topanga
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10 local reviews
Topanga, Topanga
LocalityPolitical
Ciuin
Excellent hiking and nature - 20 minutes from Venice
Yaelle
The hippy, granola, liberal, laid-back crew - enjoy eateriess, cute shops and life - in nature - here up the c…
Lori
Restaurants, Coffee Shops, Stores, Hiking, Bike Riding
5. Topanga
5. Topanga
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10 local reviews
Topanga, Topanga
Ciuin
Ciuin
Excellent hiking and nature - 20 minutes from Venice
Yaelle
Yaelle
The hippy, granola, liberal, laid-back crew - enjoy eateriess, cute shops and life - in nature - here up the canyon, in nature. Say Ohm!
Lori
Lori
Restaurants, Coffee Shops, Stores, Hiking, Bike Riding
6. Griffith Park
6. Griffith Park
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156 local reviews
4730 Crystal Springs Dr, Los Angeles
+1 323-913-4688
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Ma
Fantastic park and observatory just fifteen minutes drive. Great for hiking, visiting the observatory, bicycli…
John
It's a one-stop fun machine. Nature, hiking, barbeque's, music, a carousel, biking, golf and the Los Angeles Z…
Suzan
This is a place to enjoy nature in the city and to explore the heavens of our planet. There is also a zoo here…
6. Griffith Park
6. Griffith Park
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156 local reviews
4730 Crystal Springs Dr, Los Angeles
+1 323-913-4688
Ma
Ma
Fantastic park and observatory just fifteen minutes drive. Great for hiking, visiting the observatory, bicycling, horse back riding and over…
John
John
It's a one-stop fun machine. Nature, hiking, barbeque's, music, a carousel, biking, golf and the Los Angeles Zoo and Gene Autry Museum!!! A …
Suzan
Suzan
This is a place to enjoy nature in the city and to explore the heavens of our planet. There is also a zoo here and some kiddie rides, includ…
7. Self Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine Temple
7. Self Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine Temple
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35 local reviews
17190 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles
Open · Closes 4:30 PM
+1 310-454-4114
ChurchPlace of worshipGym
Lorenzo
A very tranquil and calm place where you sit amongst the nature overviewing a Lake.
A
This meditation temple and nature walk around the lake leaves time for quieting thoughts, but also to visit it…
Debbie
This place has a religious affiliation, but it is a spectacular sight. It's absolutely free and it is an amazi…
7. Self Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine Temple
7. Self Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine Temple
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35 local reviews
17190 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles
Open · Closes 4:30 PM
+1 310-454-4114
Lorenzo
Lorenzo
A very tranquil and calm place where you sit amongst the nature overviewing a Lake.
A
A
This meditation temple and nature walk around the lake leaves time for quieting thoughts, but also to visit its shrine- the only other place…
Debbie
Debbie
This place has a religious affiliation, but it is a spectacular sight. It's absolutely free and it is an amazing place to unwind. Not the t…
8. Eaton Canyon Nature Center
8. Eaton Canyon Nature Center
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30 local reviews
1750 N Altadena Dr, Pasadena
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 626-398-5420
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Abel & Laura
190-acre zoological, botanical, and geological nature preserve situated at the base of the San Gabriel Mountai…
Josh
If the weather is nice and you're looking to get out in a bit of nature, this is the place. Trails for all lev…
Lia + Garry
This is a great place for hiking and seeing California native plants. It gives you an idea of California’s pio…
8. Eaton Canyon Nature Center
8. Eaton Canyon Nature Center
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30 local reviews
1750 N Altadena Dr, Pasadena
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 626-398-5420
Abel & Laura
Abel & Laura
190-acre zoological, botanical, and geological nature preserve situated at the base of the San Gabriel Mountains: www.ecnca.org
Josh
Josh
If the weather is nice and you're looking to get out in a bit of nature, this is the place. Trails for all levels of ability. There's even a…
Lia + Garry
Lia + Garry
This is a great place for hiking and seeing California native plants. It gives you an idea of California’s pioneer days. There is a small mu…
9. Tony's on the Pier
9. Tony's on the Pier
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15 local reviews
210 Fishermans Wharf, Redondo Beach
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+1 310-374-1442
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Melissa & Matt
Head up to their 2nd floor bar for an amazing spot to view the sunset, and grab a signature mai tai while you'…
Stevie
Because this is AWSOME. Views are stunning. Capts plate has everything a mermaid or merman..needs. Order their…
Tony/Eve
Great location on the pier.
9. Tony's on the Pier
9. Tony's on the Pier
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15 local reviews
210 Fishermans Wharf, Redondo Beach
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+1 310-374-1442
Melissa & Matt
Melissa & Matt
Head up to their 2nd floor bar for an amazing spot to view the sunset, and grab a signature mai tai while you're at it (comes with keepsake …
Stevie
Stevie
Because this is AWSOME. Views are stunning. Capts plate has everything a mermaid or merman..needs. Order their signature MAI TAI. Take home …
Tony/Eve
Tony/Eve
Great location on the pier.
10. Bay Cities Italian Deli & Bakery
10. Bay Cities Italian Deli & Bakery
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16 local reviews
1517 Lincoln Boulevard, Santa Monica
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
+1 310-395-8279
BakeryGrocery or supermarketRestaurant
Patrick And Katja
Everything you need for a Italian/European Feast. The Sandwiches are THE BOMB! Try the "Grandmother" their sig…
Joshua
This Italian deli offers what is likely the most iconic sandwich in all of Los Angeles. We’re talking about th…
Patrick And Katja
Everything you need for a Italian/European Feast. The Sandwiches are THE BOMB! Try the "Grandmother" their sig…
10. Bay Cities Italian Deli & Bakery
10. Bay Cities Italian Deli & Bakery
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16 local reviews
1517 Lincoln Boulevard, Santa Monica
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
+1 310-395-8279
Patrick And Katja
Patrick And Katja
Everything you need for a Italian/European Feast. The Sandwiches are THE BOMB! Try the "Grandmother" their signature sandwich with everythin…
Joshua
Joshua
This Italian deli offers what is likely the most iconic sandwich in all of Los Angeles. We’re talking about the Godmother, of course, Bay Ci…
Patrick And Katja
Patrick And Katja
Everything you need for a Italian/European Feast. The Sandwiches are THE BOMB! Try the "Grandmother" their signature sandwich with everythin…
11. Seabird Jazz Lounge
11. Seabird Jazz Lounge
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11 local reviews
730 E Broadway, Long Beach
Closed · Opens Thursday 11:00 AM
+1 562-432-5240
Night clubBarFood
Lagatha
Local soul food chain serving signature chicken & waffles, Southern sides & more in a casual space.
Ranaldi
Local soul food chain serving signature chicken & waffles, Southern sides & more in a casual space.
Albert
Local soul food chain serving signature chicken & waffles, Southern sides & more in a casual space.
11. Seabird Jazz Lounge
11. Seabird Jazz Lounge
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11 local reviews
730 E Broadway, Long Beach
Closed · Opens Thursday 11:00 AM
+1 562-432-5240
Lagatha
Lagatha
Local soul food chain serving signature chicken & waffles, Southern sides & more in a casual space.
Ranaldi
Ranaldi
Local soul food chain serving signature chicken & waffles, Southern sides & more in a casual space.
Albert
Albert
Local soul food chain serving signature chicken & waffles, Southern sides & more in a casual space.
12. Katsuya Hollywood
12. Katsuya Hollywood
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30 local reviews
Night clubBarRestaurant
Kate
Occasional celebrity sightings at this upscale signature sushi & Japanese eats plus creative drinks in chic Ph…
Anthony
Upscale signature sushi & Japanese eats plus creative drinks in chic Philippe Starck–designed space.
Jennifer
Upscale signature sushi & Japanese eats plus creative drinks in chic Philippe Starck–designed space.
12. Katsuya Hollywood
12. Katsuya Hollywood
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30 local reviews
Kate
Kate
Occasional celebrity sightings at this upscale signature sushi & Japanese eats plus creative drinks in chic Philippe Starck-designed space. …
Anthony
Anthony
Upscale signature sushi & Japanese eats plus creative drinks in chic Philippe Starck–designed space.
Jennifer
Jennifer
Upscale signature sushi & Japanese eats plus creative drinks in chic Philippe Starck–designed space.