The Lazy Hiker


Map / Overview

The map below shows the location of the trailheads in relation to each other. You can click/tap on the markers for a short description of each hike. The default view of this map is 'terrain' view. To zoom in closer, click/tap on the square in the lower left corner of the map to switch to satellite view.

Most of the hikes indicated here are within Griffith Park, in Los Angeles. The hikes are all relatively short (most being under three miles), have minimal to moderate total elevation gain (mostly under 500 feet), and provide maximum scenery - perfect for a Lazy Hiker.



Details
Map Hike Dist. (mi) Gain (ft) Elev. (ft)
A The Greek (Riverside) Trail 1.8 169 940
B Mt. Hollywood Knolls 1.1 300 1,245
C Griffith Helipad 2.1 400 1,078
C Glendale Peak 3.1 523 1,184
D Bronson Canyon 0.6 70 693
E The Old L.A. Zoo 1.5 330 705
F The L.A. River 1.3 10 419
G Bee Rock 2.7 500 998
H The Carousel to Beacon Hill 2.7 500 1,001
I Amir's Garden 1.0 265 815
J Western Canyon Overlook 1.6 350 965
K Griffith Observatory 1.5 375 1,135
L Haunted Picnic Table 29 3.7 340 1,345
M Mt. Bell 3.8 600 1,582
N Mt. Chapel 3.8 625 1,622
O Upper Runyon Canyon - Clouds Rest 1.5 150 1,065
O Upper Runyon Canyon - Indian Rock 0.7 110 1,325
P Mt. Hollywood 3.0 515 1,625
Q Hogback Ridge 6.0 955 1,625
R Briar Summit Open Space Preserve 1.0 292 1,473
S Trebek Open Space 4.5 771 1,223
T Ferndell Nature Center 0.5 80 600