Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, Los Angeles

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Explore the verdant hiking trails of Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, an oasis in the heart of Los Angeles. Spread over 162 ha (401 acres), the park grounds provide plenty of space for exercise or relaxation. Choose one of several treks to discover scenic views of Santa Monica Mountains, the city skyline, and the Pacific Ocean. Take a peaceful stroll through the Japanese garden, or enjoy a picnic in one of the many rest areas. Amenities in the park include basketball and volleyball courts, barbecue pits, and a lake for fishing. Using our online itinerary creator, Los Angeles attractions like Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Surrounded by city, this park is a sprawling oasis of beauty, recreation and views. Mapped trails....some natural and some paved. There is a small lake with an rippling brook and photogs abound in thi...  more »
  • This park is a marvelous place to visit if you have a brief layover at LAX and want to stretch your legs. It is about fifteen or twenty minutes away from the off-airport car rental areas, with plenty ...  more »
  • The first thing that you need to know before visiting Kenneth Hahn park is that you need a car. As an out of towner my first attempt at visiting the park ended in failure as I was stopped in my tracks...  more »
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  • If it is a super clear day, the view of downtown from here can't be beat. Check out my attached picture, it was fantastic when I was here. Absolutely stunning views. Sunset is definitely recommended for best lighting. You can even see the snow capped peaks in the distance. When I show people this picture some don't even think it is real because you usually can't see the high mountains around LA due to smog, ha!
  • I had the most peaceful time. From the birds, ducks, turtles and fishes etc.. It was just beautiful hanging out by the pond. Park was clean surprisingly the restroom was pretty clean as well. Kenneth Hahn is on my top 5 parks to visit with family are fellas arranged a romantic date at the pond... She will live it!!!
  • This mountain top park and small lagoons are amazing. People go fishing, hiking etc. The Views are breathtakingly gorgeous. Great spot for a impromtu romantic picnic. A must visit location in West Los Angeles.
  • Great place for me WITH my GRANDKIDS. Just got to find a walking team. To show us the tips to fishing not like we gonna eat the fish the water was kinda odd..🤔 But the whole space was very clean neat an safe looking...Going back ASAP
  • Fun and easy trails to walk or run. Also, a great play area for 1 - 5 year olds near the parking lot. $6 parking fee - no free street parking outside of park :(
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