Stroll along Edison Trail
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A city stroll along Edison Trail

Stroll along Edison Trail

To enjoy a sliver of the wild in the midst of Monterey Park, hit the Edison Trail, which rises to a hillside lookout.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Stroll along Edison Trail

High-tension wires overhead are evidence of a Southern California Edison station near the upper lookout. Hence the trail’s name.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Stroll along Edison Trail

A view from Edison Trails Park. The trail rises here from La Loma Park at the base.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Stroll along Edison Trail

The stroll takes in grassy as well as dry terrain.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Stroll along Edison Trail

A playful water fountain inside a lion’s mouth near a La Loma Park playground -- the trail’s base.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Stroll along Edison Trail

The trail rises along a corridor of hilly terrain.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Stroll along Edison Trail

Joggers take advantage of the parks area too.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Stroll along Edison Trail

Scrub and patchy stands of trees along the trail.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
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