Topanga State Park, Los Angeles

4.7
#4 of 9 in Nature in Los Angeles
Roam the 45 sq km (17 sq mi) of Topanga State Park, where a range of microclimates supports a variety of plant and animal life. Hike, bike, or horseback ride along the state park's many trails, which can take you through woodlands of California oak and walnut, savannah grasslands, and ranch areas with large sandstone formations. The park shelters over 140 animal species, including many resident and migratory birds. A few historical buildings dot the grounds, and its nature center educates visitors about the biodiversity of the area. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Topanga State Park by using our Los Angeles vacation planner.
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  • July 29, 2017
    We were staying in Calabasas for two days and lucky for us we found a spectacular spot to watch an amazing mountain California sunset. I'm sure there's lots to do by day there but we're well impressed...  more »
  • July 12, 2017
    Amazing view and a great hike. I recommend this to anyone. Also a great workout. Start your day early.  more »
  • July 11, 2017
    State Park which is North of Santa Monica, right behind The Getty Villa. Has several trails and viewpoints of all the beautiful coastal region of Los Angeles.
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  • July 9, 2017
    I have gone hiking here a couple times. It is quite wonderful. The views are breathtaking and it is a good place to just get away from the city and walk with nature.
  • June 2, 2017
    This place is incredible!! My favorite time of the year the spring because the air always has that fresh crisp touch to it. Soothes your soul when you breathe in. One of my favorite places in the Bay Area to visit.
  • May 13, 2017
    Beautiful views from Eagle Rock and Mesa Parker Overlook. I you can see from the city to Point Dume. Trails are well maintained. We hiked and ran, but the main path is bike-friendly; would be a good way to see more in one day.
  • July 8, 2017
    Love tapanga canyon enjoyed lots of hiking early 2000's moved away miss it very much all you guys out there that's enjoying it now have a hike for me
  • May 28, 2017
    Great for hikers, beginners to advanced. You choose how many miles you want to walk and also decide altitude gain for a great cardio workout while you enjoy the beauty of this place.

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