Sometimes it is enough to simply get outside and away from the trappings of civilization, to take a walk in the woods. But at other times you may want to enhance that walk with a little something extra, something that turns an everyday hike into a quest. Whether it’s seeking out a natural feature like a waterfall or discovering a bit of history like the resort ruins of Echo Mountain, Hike-LosAngeles.com has collected some of the best of those unique hikes offering a little something extra to go along with the solitude of nature.
Specialty Trails Map
Check the box below for list a trails and trail markers for the geographic area you would like to explore. Clicking on a trailhead marker in the list box will scroll the map to the hike and give a brief description. You may also scroll the map to the left for the San Gabriel Mountains and Angeles National Forest and to the right for the Santa Monica Mountains simply by clicking on the map and dragging. Use the + or - buttons in the lower right corner to zoom in and out.