Nobody walks in L.A.? Ridiculous! This is a series of articles exploring the many opportunities for walking in (and around) a city of 3.8 million.
The merry-go-round and the ruins of the original zoo link up on this brisk stroll.
Stoney Point Park in Chatsworth has trails that allow walkers to view rock climbers as they attempt Stoney Point.
Whittier Narrows Recreation Area in South El Monte offers an easy lakeside hike with views of swans and herons.
Head to Thousand Oaks' Wildwood Park, where the moderately difficult trail to Paradise Falls leads to a robust waterfall.
Climbing the city's little-known public staircases helped him sidestep surgery and kick-started a movement among urban explorers.
In the Studio City area, try this Fryman Canyon path that was once named the best running trail in the city.
In Sylmar, walkers can see the cascades of water from the Los Angeles Aqueduct spill into the San Fernando Valley. A loop hike leads to views.
The 50-acre estate in the heart of Hollywood allows for a casual stroll or the beginning of an ambitious workout.