Topanga State Park, Los Angeles

4.7
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. Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Los Angeles trip simple and quick.
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  • We came after a period of rain and so our hike was very muddy. Besides this, beautiful hike with fresh air and the smell of plants. Parking paid through automat.  more »
  • This is a really fun place to go hiking, rock climbing or just take a leisurely stroll and have a picnic.  more »
  • The Topanga State Park is remarkable and easily accessed from the 405 highway. I would recommend great walking sneakers and dress accordingly as it can be cold and windy or hot and dry. I would also.....  more »
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  • I work in this area so I had a chance to find all the beautiful spots to sight see. Great views of Malibu, SF Valley and Santa Monica and Venice areas.
  • Easy-moderate hike. After visiting the eagle rock and the cave, we took another trail on your way back (right side) which goes to the ranch and finally to the parking lot. Be careful when you want to see the cave. And finally, synthesize with the natureāš˜.
  • Topanga State Park is beautiful. All levels of hiking trails. Summer there can be a little warm though
  • Beautiful experience. The setting, the landscape, the water, the weather, just the whole vibe in general. I'll definitely visit again in the future.
  • Beautiful state park just north of Malibu. A beautiful example of the chaparral ecosystem unique to Southern California. Expect a lot of sage and Brittlebush as well as some beautiful California lilac shrubs, if it is early enough in the year keep your eyes out for wild cucumber, they are beautiful green spiky fruits, do not eat though as they are slightly toxic.

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